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Dan's Construction and Repair Blog

Hello! My name is Dan and this is my construction and repair blog. I don't work in the industry myself, I have recently used a lot of different contractors during the construction of my home. Construction contractors used machinery to dig and lay the foundations for my home before the walls and trusses where installed. A roofing company installed a metal roof and contractors installed plumbing and electrical utilities. I was very impressed with the results and I learnt lots of cool things during the completion of this project. This blog contains information which will be useful to other people who plan to work with construction contractors.

Latest Posts

3 Major Septic Tank Issues and How to Repair Them
9 October 2018

A septic tank is a tank that is specially designed

If You Suspect There's Asbestos in Your Home, Don't Assume It's Safe to Ignore
9 September 2018

Most people have a pretty good idea of how harmful

How to Light Up Your Commercial Marine Development Project
3 July 2018

When you're doing a commercial marine construction

3 Reasons to Use a Commercial Drilling Service for Your Farm Wells
4 June 2018

Buying an older farm means making upgrades if you

Location-Related Factors to Consider When Designing Timber Trusses for Your Roof
30 April 2018

Timber is one of the most common materials that is

3 Major Septic Tank Issues and How to Repair Them

A septic tank is a tank that is specially designed to decompose human waste and other domestic waste using bacteria. No one would be interested to know how their drainage system works as long they do not have any blocked drains. It is, however, important to have your septic tank checked regularly to ensure it is in good condition. For someone with no experience on septic tanks, it would be hard to figure out the origin of any problem whenever there is one. Read More 

If You Suspect There’s Asbestos in Your Home, Don’t Assume It’s Safe to Ignore

Most people have a pretty good idea of how harmful asbestos exposure can be to the respiratory system. It's also fairly common knowledge that asbestos can sit undisturbed in buildings for a long time, only becoming a hazard when it's disturbed and the fibres become airborne. Unfortunately, this knowledge can be a problem. As asbestos was widely used when it was still legal, there are a lot of homes that have it hidden within their structure. Read More 

How to Light Up Your Commercial Marine Development Project

When you're doing a commercial marine construction project, there are countless elements you need to decide upon. That includes lighting. As you choose lighting for your project, keep the following ideas in mind. Street Lamps To light up your dock, street lamps work beautifully. They come in a huge range of designs, so whether you want to strike a modern note, a Dickensian vibe or something completely unique, you can find lights that do that. Read More 

3 Reasons to Use a Commercial Drilling Service for Your Farm Wells

Buying an older farm means making upgrades if you want to have that farm operational and sustainable. One of the main areas that will likely need an upgrade is with your wells. If you use wells for any aspect of your homesteaded farm, then you may want to consider using a commercial drilling service instead of handling it on your own. Here are three reasons to use a commercial drilling service for your farm wells. Read More 

Location-Related Factors to Consider When Designing Timber Trusses for Your Roof

Timber is one of the most common materials that is used for making trusses for roof framing today. That's because the material offers adequate stability and is able to hold roofing shingles and other materials in place for decades without showing any signs of structural defects. However, before designing timber trusses for your construction, you need to pay attention to the geographical factors in your area. Certain issues will determine the stability of the roof; therefore, you need to put them into account when designing the frame to ensure that you don't experience problems in the future. Read More