Three times it is best to call a structural engineer
17 July 2020
With any building project, the stability of the final structure has to be one of your primary concerns. If you are creating a new building, you will have a team of people working to ensure that both the initial plans and the subsequent building stages are completed safely and that your new property will last for many years. One of the contributors to your team is likely to be a structural engineer, but they will be just one of many people involved.
Choosing The Right Material For A Pergola
18 June 2020
Pergolas make attractive garden features and can be used to create shade, to highlight an area of the garden, such as the patio, or as a frame for climbing plants. When designing a pergola, there is more to think about than the shape and whether or not it will have a roof or outdoor shades fitted to it. There are a number of materials that can be used to construct a pergola, and the right type of material will depend on a range of factors including the purpose of the pergola, budget and location.
Understanding Wastewater Design
25 March 2020
There are two types of properties when it comes to wastewater treatment and disposal: properties that are provided with water authority services and those that are not.
• Properties That Are Provided with Council or Water Authority Services (these are mostly urban areas): These properties are supplied with a sewer system that directs all wastewater from different households to a central location owned, controlled and maintained by the council or water authority organisation for treatment and disposal purposes.
The Don'ts of Timber Roof Trusses
30 January 2020
When you ask most people what the most important part of a building is, the most common answer you will get is 'the foundation.' While it is true that the foundation guarantees the stability of a home, there is no denying that the roof is also an important part. This is because the roof protects the occupants from external elements. Over the years, roof designs have changed considerably with timber roof trusses becoming the most popular among homeowners.