Tips to Consider When Protecting External Timber Cladding

26 January 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Are you planning to buy timber for use as external cladding on your home? Read on and learn some of the useful tips that you should keep in mind when you are applying a surface protection coating to protect that timber from the elements. Timing is Important Some types of timber, such as timber from softwoods, can become friable if it is left exposed to the elements for some time before a surface coating is applied. Read More 

Is it cheaper to smash out the window or call a locksmith?

23 January 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

It really is incredible how many people don't know this. Granted, some people panic when they lock themselves out and aren't thinking of the financial cost, but let's look at why you should almost always opt for a mobile locksmith. (We say almost, as there are some rare exceptions that are covered in the final paragraph.) One reason that people do decide to break a window instead of calling a mobile locksmith (besides the reasons of panicking or mistakenly thinking it's cheaper to break a window) is that they think they can get in quicker, leaving the broken glass as tomorrow's problem. Read More