Many of the buildings you see today have a long history and many structures built thousands of years ago are still remarkable. Now, the construction history is too broad to do justice in one blog, but we will cover some critical turning points to help you understand how the construction industry evolved from ancient times. […]
As mentioned in the last article, strange or spooky things can often be found on construction sites. So, let’s explore more of their weird stuff! #1. Pablo Escobar’s Secret Safe Who doesn’t know who Pablo Escobar is? Well, for those who don’t, he is known as the King of Cocaine and the head of the […]
It is undeniable that the earth holds many secrets, some of which are found while others are still hidden somewhere. As construction projects require drilling and digging into the ground, often many strange things are discovered and today, we shall take a look at these weird findings. #1. 43 Dinosaur Eggs Do you know why […]
How to Build a Fence Wall Summary – Fence wall: attention to regulations – Different types of fence walls: fences, trees, etc. – Fence wall: foundation and elevation of the wall The fence wall is used to delimit an area, it is an exterior wall, and it can be built in different materials. There are […]
In layman’s terms, an excavator is simply a piece of heavy construction equipment that can be used to dig and move large and heavy objects and companies from all over the world are offering such excavators on rent. So, if you have a big construction project on your hand, you might want to consider hiring […]
Laying out the tiles consists of drawing up a plan applied to the surface to be tiled, with indications that will guide and plan the laying of the tiles. The layout makes it possible to determine the number, location, form, and laying sequence of the tiles and the layout of the joints.
The layout is an essential step to take before you even buy the tiles.
Feng Shui is an ancient Chinese philosophy that has the main aim of creating harmony. It should therefore come as no surprise that Feng Shui principles can also be applied to construction projects. Let’s see how exactly. #1. Most Essential Term in Feng Shui: Qi When you think about Feng Shui, you will most likely […]
A retaining wall is an exterior wall that retains material (earth, powdery materials, rubble…). It is generally found on sloping ground. You can also use the retaining wall to protect against erosion and flooding and act as a noise barrier or a fence. The principle of the retaining wall consists in opposing the thrust of […]
Summary: Existing structures Specific safety devices Temporary anchor points Permanent anchor points Choosing a rope access anchor point is not just about selecting the nearest solid object to which you can attach your lanyard. Understanding the forces that anchor points must withstand, the type of anchor point you can safely secure your lanyard to, and […]
Whether you are constructing a new building or undertaking a renovation, you will undoubtedly need to make many complex decisions along the way. Thus, having the right contractors on your side can help make a big difference. Hence, this article presents you with some questions to ask before you hire a general contractor! #1. Tell […]