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Building an extension for my mother-in-law

I love my mother-in-law but I never planned on living with her permanently. I have been enjoying her living with us now that we have kids but I feel like we all need some extra space so I am getting a granny flat built at the back of our block. This should allow us to have some extra space to make sure everyone has the privacy that they need whilst we can still be a family. This block has some tip on the process of building a granny flat including how to choose a contractor and how to get the council approval for the build.

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2018

Join It Up: Blend Function and Form with Decorative Concrete Joints

While concrete is a very versatile and durable material, it can sometimes struggle in the intense Australian heat. It expands and contracts with the temperature changes from day to night, and this is likely to lead to cracks over time. It's not possible to entirely avoid this problem; cracks are part of natural wear and tear. However, your concrete floor should last for up to 25 years if cared for correctly, and making sure that it's installed correctly in the first instance should help to extend its life to this full potential.

How Are Tree Stump Removal and Tree Stump Grinding Different?

Whilst you may sometimes hear the phrases "tree stump removal" and "tree stump grinding" used interchangeably, they're actually two quite different things. If you have a downed tree and you want it off your property, your tree removal service provider will ask if you prefer tree stump removal or tree stump grinding to eliminate the stump. Here are the differences between the two to help you make the right choice.  

The Different Types of Construction Surveys

Construction surveys have been in existence for thousands of years. They are an integral part of any construction project and should be done meticulously to ensure the success of a construction project. Today there are many, varied types of construction surveys that help construction & contractors in the building industry. Some of these surveys include; Quantity Surveys Quantity surveys mainly deal with costs and ensuring a construction project remains within budget at every construction stage.