Monthly Archives: June 2017

Top 4 Ways That Old Construction Methods Cost Developments

Written on June 27, 2017 at 5:39 pm, by

The comfort of falling back on traditional construction methods can seem like the safest option for commercial developments; but are these outdated options truly the strongest choice? In a world where innovation has improved technologies in all areas of industry, it’s time to take a look at the four areas in which old methods are…

Winter-proofing your outdoor entertaining courtyard area

Written on June 20, 2017 at 9:14 am, by

The cooler seasons are upon us and those of us who aren’t blessed with tropical climates all year round are beginning to feel a chill in the air. The layers are increasing and the temperatures decreasing – but that doesn’t mean that your outdoor oasis needs to go unused. Here are some tips on how to…

Autumn and Winter Gardening Tips

Written on June 13, 2017 at 5:07 pm, by

Seasons change – and so should your gardening to complement these shifts. Preparing your garden for the cooler, dormant months of autumn and winter requires plenty of fertiliser so that your soil can replace the nutrients leeched out during the heavy rains that come with the cooler months. Implement some sheltering and insulation techniques, such…

Is a brick wall still an affordable solution, as the cost of bricks soars?

Written on June 5, 2017 at 5:14 pm, by

An article in the Financial Review reports that the cost of bricks in Sydney has soared by a third in the last two years, according to Turner & Townsend’s International Construction Market Survey 2017. The inflated price has left many developers and homeowners wondering, “Is a brick wall actually ‘worth it’, anymore?” The residential construction…