Critical Areas for First-Time Builders to Assess Before Re-Stumping

As a builder, there will come a time when a client will approach you with a re-stumping project. There are several reasons why homeowners would want to re-stump their homes, with structural integrity being the primary concern. If you have never done a re-stumping job before, then you must be aware that it requires proper safety precautions. For instance, it is critical to consider critical factors that might affect the stability of a building before re-stamping begins. [Read More]

Key Steps for Successful Tree Felling

Tree felling can be a challenging task. In most cases, professional contractors are the best people who should handle tasks like tree felling as well as stump grinding. But if you decide to be involved in the process, you need to know that correct working techniques are important. They create a safe working environment and help you work efficiently. Here are vital steps to follow. Plan ahead When removing trees using chainsaws, preparation is vital. [Read More]

How to Cap a Wire Safely After Tearing Down a Wall

If you're doing home refurbishment that involves tearing down walls, you may end up with some electrical wires that you don't need. In particular, this happens in cases where the wires lead to an outlet in the wall. When you get rid of the wall, those wires have no purpose. Luckily, it's fairly easy to deal with those wires. You just need to cap them. Here are some tips to help you do that safely. [Read More]

Choosing the right key system for your property

If you are a landlord searching for a new key system for your multiple occupancy property then you will probably have spoken to several commercial locksmiths to see what options they can suggest. It is likely that the suggestions you have received back will all mention master key systems of some form. Master key systems are ideal for situations where you need to allow individual locks to be opened by their own keys but also need all locks to be opened by an overriding master key. [Read More]