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Land Sub-Division: 3 Common Questions

Land sub-division is an integral aspect of development. Sub-division allows land owners to alter their land-use activities in a bid to maximize the productivity of a given lot. As a student of development administration, you're likely to come across a question (or two) about land sub-division in your continuous assessment tests or in your final examinations. Here are answers to three questions on the mentioned topic. Why The Need To Regulate Land Sub-Divisions? Read More 

Common Bricklaying and Masonry Mistakes to Avoid

If you need bricklaying done around your house, you might do well to call a contractor, as this job is typically more difficult and involved than most homeowners realize. However, if you are going to try to tackle this job on your own, note a few common bricklaying and masonry mistakes to avoid and problems you might run into, so you know how to do the job right. 1. Matching the mortar Read More 

Economic and Social Benefits of Private Building Certification

Many building owners often overlook the importance of employing the services of a private certifier once all construction work is complete. Private building certifiers are construction-industry experts that specialize in assessing of construction works to ascertain whether or not they meet acceptable standards. One of the services that a private certifier can offer you is green building certification. This type of certification is proof that a building is performing at peak as regards to achieving specific environmental goals. Read More 

What to think about when performing a reoccurring building inspection

A building inspection is usually connected with buying a new house to know if it's worth buying or not. These types of inspections are usually conducted by a professional inspector. A building inspection, however, is something you should do regularly to ensure that your house doesn't hide any nasty surprises in the form of major malfunctions or potentially dangerous wear. You can hire a building inspector for these types of inspections as well, but if you want to attempt to perform it yourself, there are a few things you should consider. Read More 

Stone Tile Buying Guide

Natural stone is a favourite building material, and with good reason. Tiles made of natural stone can be used for a variety of applications around the house. Stone tiles are made of different materials with different characteristics that make them suitable for different applications. It may therefore be difficult for prospective homeowners to choose between the various types of natural stone tiles available in the market. The information provided herein is of great benefit to prospective homeowners faced with this decision. Read More 

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General Contractors: From New Homes to Old Repairs

Hi, my name is Toni, and I love everything having to do with home repair and design. Over the years, I have done a ton of my own repairs, helped my friends and hired many general contractors. I have learned a lot about how to choose contractors, how to do easy repairs on your own, and when to stop DIY repairs and call the professionals. I wanted to share that information with others, and I love writing so I created this blog. In it, I am going to explore countless topics about everything related to contractors. I hope you and your home benefit from the information presented in this blog, and most importantly, I hope you enjoy reading.

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Land Sub-Division: 3 Common Questions
18 July 2016

Land sub-division is an integral aspect of develop

Common Bricklaying and Masonry Mistakes to Avoid
11 March 2016

If you need bricklaying done around your house, yo

Economic and Social Benefits of Private Building Certification
8 February 2016

Many building owners often overlook the importance

What to think about when performing a reoccurring building inspection
17 November 2015

A building inspection is usually connected with bu