Concrete or Timber Floor?

Concrete or Timber Floor?

Concrete or Timber Floor? There are 2 types of floor construction used in construction today; these can be classed as either Suspended or Solid. Solid floors are a lot more substantial and require the ground to be made up in layers of ground sub base, sand, compacted...
Types of Brickwork Pointing

Types of Brickwork Pointing

Types of brickwork pointing in either new or old walls is very important, not only does it make your brickwork look good, but it adds resistance to weather, which will greatly add to the brickworks longevity. There are quite a few tools employed by bricklayers to...
Flemish Bond Brickwork

Flemish Bond Brickwork

The introduction of Flemish Bond Brickwork in the 17th century introduced not just strength, but a great aesthetic look to buildings. This bond was more often used on private buildings.   Flemish Bond This is were alternate bricks are placed as header and...
How To Set Out Your Building Foundation, Stage 2

How To Set Out Your Building Foundation, Stage 2

How To Set Out Your Building Foundation, Stage 2 Now we have established your profiles and the lines we require to move on. Before any work can be carried out we have to have a good understand of “what lies below“The next step is to get your foundations...
How To Set Out Your Building Foundation Stage 1

How To Set Out Your Building Foundation Stage 1

How To Set Out Your Building Foundation Stage 1 will require a lot of checking and re-checking and a few tools you will need are:  Long Tape Measures  String Lines  Timber for profiles  Stakes How To Set Out Your Building Foundation Now we have cleared the site and...
How To Set Out Your Building Foundation

How To Set Out Your Building Foundation

Introduction to setting out your building foundation In this article we will attempt to explain the easiest way to set out your proposed building foundation. This the most important thing you will do on your project, get this wrong and you will regret it throughout...
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