Will A Retaining Wall Damage Your Land? Find Out Now!
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Will A Retaining Wall Damage Your Land? Find Out Now!

Picture Above: A retaining wall constructed from specially designed, interlocking blocks The Implications of Building Retaining Walls Part K of SANS 10400, Walls in the National Building Regulations (NBR) covers the structural strength and stability of all walls, including those that form part of a house or other building, and both garden and boundary walls….

Weekend Project: Pergola Made Easy In 5 Steps
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Weekend Project: Pergola Made Easy In 5 Steps

How to Build Your Own Pergola This carefully designed, beautifully constructed wooden pergola looks rather grand and imposing. However, while it is certainly a relatively large-scale project, involving a fair amount of timber, there are no complicated joints, and you won’t need any specialised tools. You can simplify the project even further by buying ready-planed…

Engineer Specs: Your Blueprint for Building Confidence & Quality
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Engineer Specs: Your Blueprint for Building Confidence & Quality

The Photograph above: By Valenciano – Self-photographed, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=29802079 Engineers Design Buildings for a Purpose Engineers around the world will design a structure based on the brief given to them by a developer. The basis for any good design is to have a structure that is “fit for purpose” for which it is…

Builder Shed Permits: What You Need To Know (Local Authority)
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Builder Shed Permits: What You Need To Know (Local Authority)

Temporary Buildings Must be Authorizedby the Local Authority  People often talk about  temporary buildings in terms of structures that can be erected quickly and without plans. Some people go so far as to opt for what is advertised as a “temporary building” because they think it will provide a cheap, quick, and easy solution to…