Top Preventative Road Maintenance Techniques

The number one objective of road maintenance is the safety of motorists. That is why road maintenance must be carried out in both emergencies and periodically. However, the best strategy for ensuring the safety of motorists is by conducting preventative road maintenance. It refers to planned maintenance, where the primary objective is to repair a road early enough to avoid further deterioration. There are different methods of preventive maintenance, but only three are deemed the best in the industry. Read More 

4 Success Factors that Define a Industrial Construction Company

It's always easier to run a successful industrial construction project when all stakeholders are on board. Teamwork guarantees success for both workers and company managers. Remember, an organisation is only as strong as its personnel, so stellar training and regular communication is imperative.  The following are four success attributes that define an industrial construction company:  On-Going Industrial Development Training The industrial construction sector is regularly evolving with newer technologies and tools. Read More 

The Difference Between Hardwood And Softwood Structural Timber

Timber has been an essential building component for as long as humans have been making structures, and it continues to play an important role in huge skyscrapers all the way down to residential homes. If you are constructing your own business or home and are wondering whether structural timber will be involved in the process, then the answer is virtually always a resounding yes. However, there are two different types of structural timber that you should know about: hardwood and softwood. Read More 

Inspection Types for Surveying a Newly Renovated Building

A building survey is critical before the occupation of a recently renovated building. The process involves an in-depth inspection of a building and its utilities. Therefore, the assessment empowers a surveyor to advise a potential property owner regarding the current condition of a property. Additionally, a building survey enables a surveyor to determine if renovations meet local and national building requirements. That said, a building survey involves different inspections. This article looks at the three most crucial inspection types for surveying a building. Read More 

Understanding Structural Plywood

You might come across these terms when looking for plywood: structural/external, non-structural/interior and marine-grade plywood. The difference lies in the glue (adhesive) used to manufacture the plywood and the plywood's strength, moisture-resistance and surface defects. Of course, these features determine where you can use the plywood and what you can use it for. Simply put, marine-grade plywood is the strongest and most durable because it can withstand wet environments. It is followed by structural plywood and then non-structural plywood. Read More