When it comes to construction and renovation projects, there is one common denominator — foundation. Ensuring the foundation is stable and secure is imperative for any successful development. However, there may be instances when the current foundation is not strong enough, which is where underpinning comes in. This article examines underpinning, its definition, and the benefits it brings to construction projects. What Is Underpinning? Underpinning is a construction technique that strengthens the foundation of a building or a structure.
1 November 2023
Here are two tips for homeowners who are remodelling their bathrooms. They should not order new bathroom accessories until they've decided on a general decorative theme for the bathroom When people decide to have a room in their home remodelled, they often begin picking up accessories in advance of the project, as they find items that they like. However, in this situation, it's best for the homeowner to hold off on buying new bathroom accessories until after they and their remodelling contractor have come up with a decorative theme for the bathroom.
10 May 2023
Next time you're thinking of remodelling your office, make sure you take the time to think about installing ceiling baffles. These are suspended from the ceiling and are designed to reduce the ability of sound to travel around your office. Here are just four reasons why you should add ceiling baffles to your office. 1. Quieter Environment Far and away the most important reason to install ceiling baffles is that doing so helps keep your office environment quiet.
20 December 2022
Are you lucky to have a fairly large kitchen in your current home? Do you take full advantage of your opportunities with this space or feel somewhat underwhelmed by its current design? If so, why not start with a clean sheet of paper and refurbish this room so it provides you with some inspiration instead. You can start by designing some custom cabinets, which will not only make your kitchen very practical but eye-catching too.
22 June 2022
Here are the most common blunders people make when remodelling their bathrooms. Put bathroom accessories too close or too far away from related bathroom suite features One of the many decisions that a person has to make when having their bathroom remodelled is where they'll put the bathroom accessories they've chosen for the room. A common error that people tend to make is putting an accessory where they feel it looks the best, instead of measuring the distance between a particular accessory and the related bathroom suite feature and then placing it at a suitable distance from this feature.
11 March 2022
If you're renovating a compact kitchen, consider its size when designing the area. You can choose options to give a sense of spaciousness without increasing the room proportions. Here are several tips to help you through the kitchen renovation process. Colours The colours you choose for a new kitchen are crucial. Opt for pale neutral hues for the walls and cabinetry to create a sense of openness. If you love bold colours, limit them to a specific spot, such as the splashback or countertop.
25 October 2021
If you're using a remodelling contractor's custom kitchen design service, here are some tips to follow. Don't automatically opt for standard-height kitchen benchtops For a lot of people, standard height benchtops (which are usually around three feet tall) are fine. However, it's important not to opt for these without first thinking about whether you would find it easier to use shorter or taller ones. This is one of the many perks of a custom kitchen design service; you don't have to opt for features that are almost perfect but can instead customise them so they meet your personal standards.
24 June 2021
When renovating a kitchen, you need to think about many different aspects to create a space that looks and works as you envisage. Following are several considerations when planning your place. Lighting The lighting affects the practicality and the ambience of a kitchen. Rather than installing one basic ceiling light, you could fit recessed lighting in several spots so that the room is more evenly lit. A central globe can create bright and shadow areas.
19 March 2021
If you have a large family, you likely spend a considerable amount of time in the laundry room. Just as you think you are done with one load of laundry, you have another one to get to and this unending cycle can put a damper on one's spirits. But have you considered updating the appearance of this space so that it sparks joy rather than breeds dread? Simply because this area is considered one of the most utilitarian rooms in a house does not mean that it cannot be stylish enough to make you happy and perhaps even excited to spend time in it.
18 December 2020
One element you might contemplate during a remodel is a custom kitchen island. Not only are these pieces of joinery functional, but you can design them with lovely colours and textures to create a standout focal point. When planning the island, make sure you're clear on its purpose and intended day-to-day use so you can make the best decisions. Bear the following factors in mind. Walking Space If you install a too-big island, your kitchen will end up feeling cramped.
15 September 2020