Why You Should Ask a Staffing Agency to Find Permanent Workers for Your Construction Company
27 February 2017
When a staffing agency plays a permanent placement role for a construction company, it means they are hiring construction workers and then supplying them to the company for an agreed upon fee. Under this kind of recruiting arrangement, the construction workers are placed permanently with the company, and no contractual engagement exists between the workers and the recruiting agency. Here's why you, a construction contractor, should use a staffing agency to find permanent workers.
Concrete Joints: Sealer or Filler?
5 December 2016
In concrete construction, sealing a joint and filling a joint are not the same thing—though they often serve a similar purpose. If you're laying concrete slabs and you're not sure how to handle sealing and filling your joints, read on.
What is sealing a joint, and when should you do it?
Concrete sealant is a soft material that allows a concrete slab to naturally expand and contract with the weather and general usage.
When a Home Renovation Project Is Best Left In the Hands of a Professional
1 December 2016
Not all home renovation projects need the services of a contractor; you may be able to rip out your old kitchen cabinets and install new ones with a friend to help and a few sturdy tools or cut a space in a bedroom to install a new wardrobe very easily. However, it's not unusual for homeowners to get too ambitious when it comes to renovation projects and assume they can handle any work on their own if they have those sturdy tools and some helpful videos.
Material World: Choosing The Right Material For Your Conservatory's New Bi-Fold Doors
28 November 2016
Bi-fold doors can be a great addition to any conservatory, providing an excellent combination of visibility, natural light and security. However, any door, bi-fold or not, is only as good as the materials it is made from, and bi-fold doors are available in a wide variety of building materials suited to different purposes. As such, you should take stock of the advantages and disadvantages of each individual material before deciding which is best for your new conservatory door.