Construction and Engineering

What are Lifting Chains and Why Are They Important in Construction?

What are Lifting Chains and Why Are They Important in Construction?

Chains, in general, have been in existence for decades upon decades. Being one of the most reliable ways the world has adapted to lift and tie down materials in various applications. Little wonder, its use has been greatly adapted across every part of the world’s respective industries. In ancient times, people used any type of chain to lift something, tie down a load, or tow a vehicle as long as it was available.

How Construction Firms Win Business

How Construction Firms Win Business

Do you spend time brainstorming ways for your construction firm to win more bids? Whether the company is tiny, medium-sized, or huge, a lack of work can cause profits to dry up faster than any other factor. In fact, the entire proposal process, from receiving an RFP (request for proposal) to being awarded the job, is rife with potential pitfalls. How do companies maximize their chances for making bids that get accepted?

Civils & Lintels

Civils & Lintels

Civils & Lintels (C&L) formed in 2006 by the amalgamation of Cooper Clarke, A R Hendricks, Willis Builders Merchants, and Dunpark & Warrington Slate, and it is a national supplier of building materials to housebuilders, groundworks, civil engineers and commercial contractors. It is the largest supplier of lintels in the UK and has four dedicated Lintels hubs in four strategically located depots. Recognised by BUILD as The UK’s Leading Distributor of Drainage and Civil Materials 2021, we take a closer look at the company.

Understanding the Benefits of a Tankless Water Heater

Understanding the Benefits of a Tankless Water Heater

A tankless water heater is considered to be more efficient than most traditional methods of water heating. This is mostly because they are able to provide hot water on demand without wasting energy on heating water that isn’t being used. Tanks store heated water and heat up the entire tank, even when you’re not using it. This wastes energy because the heater has to reheat the whole tank when you do need hot water.

Making a Success of Your Next Home Renovation Project

Making a Success of Your Next Home Renovation Project

Home remodelling searches have more than doubled from 2020 to 2021, reports Kitchen Infinity, with consumers increasingly looking to turn their homes into an oasis of calm, relaxation, and entertainment. It makes sense considering the fact that people have spent much more time indoors and the advent of remote working operations means that many will continue to do so. Some of the most oft-renovated spaces of the home include kitchens and bathrooms though if you have been living in your home for many years or you have purchased a new home, then a large-scale renovation may be indicated. If so, the following tips can help ensure your project goes smoothly and remains within your budget.

Hardscaping and Landscaping: What is the Difference?

Hardscaping and Landscaping: What is the Difference?

If you are looking for landscaping and hardscaping services, it is important to know the difference between landscaping and hardscaping. You want to make sure that you get the right service for your particular needs. In this article, it will be discussed what landscaping and hardscaping are, how they differ from each other, as well as why landscapers would usually be better for residential projects than a hardscape contractor.