Ways to Add More Appeal to Your Patio

Posted on: 10 June 2016

Having a patio is a great way to provide an outdoor dining area, enjoy the view of your garden, and entertain friends and family. However, it might currently be a little bare and boring. Here are some easy ways to add more appeal to the patio and bring it back to life. Use Decorative Concrete This is a good option if you don't yet have the patio built or are thinking of replacing the current patio flooring with a new option. [Read More]

A Cultural Curiosity: Bamboo v Steel Scaffolding For A Construction Site

Posted on: 10 June 2016

When it comes to scaffolding, you might think that metal scaffolds are the only choice on the market, particularly for a construction site. For the most part, you'd be right. This is because metal-based scaffolds such as steel are the most common for construction sites. Steel is one of the hardest metals on the planet. Stainless steel in particular, which is the most common form of steel for scaffolding, has a tensile strength of 90,000. [Read More]

The importance of concrete GPR scanning

Posted on: 9 June 2016

Notwithstanding the proven significance of locating electrical lines and metal targets prior to cutting or drilling into concrete, you still hear stories about accidents that occur when the required reconnaissance is ignored. This article explains why concrete contractors should first identify hidden or buried obstructions in concrete through ground penetrating radar before proceeding with drilling or cutting operations. GPR scanning                   Non-destructive testing techniques are hugely preferred for identifying embedded electrical lines or metal targets in existing buildings. [Read More]

Why Exposed Aggregate Is Ideal For Any Residence

Posted on: 7 June 2016

When making a selection of materials to use for your home's flooring, you will find you are inundated with a wide array to choose from. However, although some materials are popular due to their conventional appeal, it does not automatically make them the most durable option for your home. If you are looking for something that is both hardy as well as aesthetically pleasing, then you should consider exposed aggregate flooring. [Read More]