Category: Building

Different Types of Ratchet Straps and their Various Uses

Are you moving loads of different shapes and sizes? Do you need to secure them in transit to make sure they are safe and will not fall? You will most likely need to use ratchet straps, tie downs which are designed specifically for this purpose. They will hold almost any load in place, as long

Commercial solar is becoming a necessity for many firms

As the cost of traditional energy sources continues to rise, more and more businesses are turning to commercial solar as a way to reduce their costs and become more sustainable. Commercial solar can provide businesses with a number of benefits, including: Reduced energy costs: By installing a commercial solar system, businesses can cut their energy

What are the main uses of oak beams?

Oak beams, also known as oak timbers or oak planks, originate from oak trees that are large and mature. Their purpose is to support the roof of a building or form the framework for a ceiling. They can also be used as structural components in structures such as doors and windowsills. Originally the use of

How to check if a property is a listed building

Listed buildings provide a lot of character to a home, but how do you check if the property you wish to purchase is listed? In England and Wales, there are three levels of listing.  Grade 1 is a building of exceptional national architectural or historic importance. Grade 2* are buildings of particular national importance or

The importance of warehouse roofing: You must get it right!

Warehouse roofing should be strong, durable, resilient, well protected against the elements and made to last for many years.   If you’re planning to renovate your warehouse roofing, or thinking of installing a new one, you need to make sure that the chosen material can withstand harsh weather conditions. Warehouse roofs are often found at industrial

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