Commercial Renovations

6 Drywall Cutting Tips

 - by Kate Miller

After spending all your money buying great quality drywall sheets, you do not want to make a mess by cutting your drywall the wrong way. Cutting drywall may seem straightforward, however, there are special techniques used to ensure that you get clean and neat cuts. You will need to cut drywall to fit over corners and unusual shapes. You will also need to cut drywall when installing it over fixtures such as sockets, ceiling bulbs, switches and smoke detectors among others. The following are some of the ways you can cut drywall so you do not end up wasting your drywall supplies. Read this article »

Working at Heights in Canada: New Rules

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According to the statistics of the Workplace and Insurance Board, one in six workplace injuries is caused by falls, This is also the main cause of fatal accidents in the construction industry and Ontario is no exception. As an employer, you must comply with the new regulations of Ontario’s Occupational Health and Safety Act and take any necessary precaution to protect your workers from hazards, including falls, and that means providing them with fall protection equipment and training. Otherwise, you risk prosecution for not abiding the law. Read this article »

Flat Roof Inspection – When & How Inspect Your Building

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A flat roof that doesn’t get inspected in time can present many risks to the homeowner. Cracks and small leaks will appear and they can seriously damage the interior of your home, even its foundation. Roofing experts keenly recommend regular flat roof inspections, at least every two years, considering they can identify and repair the problems in your roof before they become major issues. Even though you will be charged for the inspection and the repairs now, this will help you save the money you would otherwise spent on repairs later. Read this article »