Patricia's Construction and Contracting Blog: Tips for Novices to Experts

  • The Real Advantages of Outsourcing Your Warehouse Labor Hire

    28 June 2016

    Outsourcing your hiring process and your labor can be a good choice for any employer, as it can mean saving time on going through résumés and applications and interviewing potential candidates for positions. This might be an obvious advantage, but there are many others that you may be overlooking and especially when it comes to your warehouse personnel. Note a few of those advantages here so you can ensure you choose the right way of taking warehousing labor hire for your company.

  • Is There A Fatberg Under Your Home? You Need A Plumber!

    27 June 2016

    Teaching your toddler toilet training can often be an exercise in frustration. However, if you have been using flushable toilet wipes during this process, your frustration levels are about to rise even more. It turns out that some flushable wipes are causing expensive repairs for both homeowners and local councils in the form of fatbergs. So, what exactly is a fatberg? And how does it affect your home? What Is A Fatberg?

  • The Various Pros of Sectional Garage Doors

    22 June 2016

    If you are looking to replace your garage doors, you will find there are numerous options that you could consider. If you would like a door that is user friendly, especially if you operate your garage doors on a regular basis, then you should consider sectional garage doors. Here are some of the pros of these garage doors.  Sectional garage doors are attractive  One of the reasons why you should consider sectional garage doors is that they will enhance the curb appeal of your home.

  • Causes of Plumbing Noises and How to Combat Them

    22 June 2016

    Have you ever heard weird and unexplainable noises or vibrations coming from your plumbing system? Plumbing noises are annoying and difficult to ignore. Even more annoying is the fact that you may not be able to place the source of the sound. The most common plumbing sounds are a whistling shower, banging or squealing water pipes, rumbling or popping sounds from the water heater, and vibrations when flushing a toilet.

  • Whose Trash Is Your Skip Bin?

    22 June 2016

    Fortunately, a permit is all that you need in order to place a rental skip bin along the nearest footpath until you're done demolishing. The main problem with placing rental skips in public places is that it encourages the illegal dumping of trash. In this regard, here's what you need to know before you hire a skip bin and before you apply for that permit. Why Illegal Dumping Should Be A Concern

  • Interior Painters | 3 Actions To Prep Your Walls For Painting

    17 June 2016

    With the hourly rates of painters ranging from $18 to $40, you may want to do some of the wall prep work on your own if you're looking to save some money. Adding a fresh coat of paint infuses new energy into any room, so make sure you get the preparation right for an excellent finish. Use Dishwashing Liquid And Water To Clean Your Walls Your walls should be properly cleaned to help the paint hold well on the wall surface, while preventing underlying marks from showing through the new coats.

  • Tools you will need to drill into your wall

    25 May 2016

    Drilling into walls is something most people have to do at least once in their lives. For some types of walls, you might need to drill even if you're just hanging a painting. Drilling into walls is a slightly different procedure depending on what material your wall is made out of. However, what tools you need rarely changes regardless of what material your wall is made out of. Using the right tools is very important in order for you to do a good job drilling.