Do you have a home that's feeling a bit shabby and outdated? Find out how hiring a general contractor can mean improving your home.

Designing a Kitchen to Feel More Spacious

29 June 2021
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You may wish for a larger and more spacious kitchen. To get this effect, though, you don't have to push walls outwards. When remodelling, just pick specific design components. Here are a few pointers. Pale Colours Choose pale colours for surfaces such as walls, cabinets, countertops, splashbacks and floors. Breaking up the kitchen with dark contrasting cabinetry, colour-blocks the space into different zones. If you use comparable tones on various surfaces, the transitions will be minimised, and the room will appear to flow.
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Why a Spiral Staircase Could Be the Answer to Your Small Space

28 October 2020
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If you live in a relatively small property in a city centre location, you may not have a tremendous amount of room to expand. Certainly, you may have the right number of bedrooms for your family but would rather have one additional room so people can spread out. In an ideal world, you could use the loft or attic following a little renovation, but it's difficult to access and not very practical.
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5 Vital Things You Should Know Before Installing Custom-Fitted Wardrobes

9 January 2020
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Are you desperately in need of more space for storage of clothes in your bedroom? Installing a custom-fitted wardrobe can be the perfect solution to this. It instantly provides more space, and it may come in different sizes and designs to fit any space. Freestanding wardrobes, on the other hand, only complicate the storage problem since they don't allow for customisation. Read on for five essential things you should know before choosing custom wardrobes.
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Various Types of Materials Available for Constructing Retaining Walls

25 October 2019
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For properties that are underutilised because of the slope of the landscape, retaining walls can be incredibly useful. Although these walls have multiple applications, their main purpose is to hold back the soil, thus preventing movement of the soil down the slope. There is a variety of materials that can be used to construct retaining walls. Here are some popular material selections for you to consider.  Concrete Blocks Concrete blocks are by far one of the most widely used materials for the construction of retaining walls owing to their availability, strength and weight.
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Top Tips When Hiring Earthmovers

17 July 2019
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Contractors require earthmovers to dig and move large quantities of soil when building foundations and roads. Hiring an earthmover is often a daunting task for most contractors. However, with the tips below, you should have an easy time hiring earthmovers.  Company Reputation Different earthmovers have varying capabilities. For example, excavators manufactured by reputable companies may be easy to operate as they use sophisticated modern technology. Most contractors will not factor in the equipment's reliability, torque and fuel consumption when hiring earthmoving machines.
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Get the Job Done with a General Contractor

Hello, my name is Phil. Welcome to my blog. I recently bought a new property at a great price. Unfortunately, the place was pretty old and shabby. I tried to do some DIY projects in my spare time, but it was taking a long time and my wife wasn't very happy. Thankfully, my friend suggested I hire a general contractor. The guy I hired was great and was able to do a wide range of jobs. He soon fixed up the place and had it looking great. I decided to start this blog to encourage others to hire a general contractor.