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Why Is the Building Industry Booming? There’s no denying that the global pandemic has turned economies everywhere upside down. Online retailers are writing their own checks as people stay home and shop online. Restaurants and bars are closing daily, as restrictions keep customers away. Software companies like Zoom and TeamViewer have had their best years...
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Impact of Construction Material Shortage & Increasing Prices on Construction Industry The past couple of years have been eventful, to say the least. Nearly every industry has been turned on its head. But, while many are starting to get back to normal, construction is still bearing the brunt of pandemic upheaval.While labour shortages and shutdowns...
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How to achieve an energy efficient home (and why we should all be doing this). Most new homes in Australia are required to be designed and constructed with a six-star energy rating. But not all of us live in modern properties. While we’d love the high rating to be a default, it’s not the case....
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What Property Owners Need to Know Before Renovating Heritage Houses in Adelaide Heritage listed houses are an important part of the architectural history of Adelaide and Australia in general. Owning a heritage property comes with many benefits such as incorporating a piece of history into a property owner’s daily life, however when it comes to...
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Every house requires a stormwater design & specialists to prevent flooding. Climate change and urban growth is leading to more storms, which affect the ground surface. This is problematic for buildings, particularly houses, often causing surface or sewer flooding if unmanaged. As civil engineers, it’s our job to create a residential or civil design and...
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Many factors cause a house to move and cracks to occur. Although a solid structure, houses are set atop a footing or foundation ‘slab’ that can bend as the soil below it moves. This undermines the building’s structural integrity, causing cracks and safety issues. So, why do soils move? Reactive soil is prone to present...
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When it comes to building a structure (like a house), there are various types of footings available. Each kind falls into one of two categories: shallow or deep foundations. It’s important to take time deciding on the foundation, as this will impact the building’s structural integrity. Load, depth and type of soil, weather and climate...
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A structural engineer is called on to ensure a building’s integrity. Ensuring it’s safe and able to hold the stresses from occupancy, workmanship, and environmental conditions. This inspection leads to a full report, which vouches for a building’s safety. In case you’ve seen someone up in their roof cavity and it got you thinking if...
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Retaining walls have long been the cause of neighbours’ feuds. Take it from a construction company that’s worked on thousands of Adelaide homes. Erected to hold soil to a slope that wouldn’t naturally hold it, a retaining wall doubles as a fence foot. The wall itself isn’t considered to be a fence and is covered...
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2020 was a year for the history books. We never could have imagined what and how much has happened this year. From the summer bushfires and heat waves to COVID-19 and the lockdowns (which could easily happen again), the start of this new decade has pushed us to our limits. It’s hard to comprehend the...
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