Archive for January, 2013

How to run a successful construction project?

Saturday, January 26th, 2013

Numerous construction companies see eye to eye with the fact that completing a construction jobs on time that also successfully is a hard task. Much depends on the synch between stakeholders. Plus effective collaboration among contractors is the only way to make a construction project successful.

First, make sure you have the contract details and licenses to start the project. Create a plan of how you will go about with the work. Delegate work to different departments according to the plan. Arrange the work schedule so that work is done on time. Safety of the workers should be considered, so train them properly to meet any kind of risk on the construction site.

Be very considerate about the feelings of your work crew. If they are optimistic your construction work is surely going to be a success. Keep you paperwork in proper sequence and order. I am sure if you follow these tips your construction project will be fruitful and profitable.

Cost effective plaster repair tips

Monday, January 21st, 2013

If your home is aging and there is need to repair dents or cracks on the plaster, then here are some easy tips for temporary and permanent solutions. You can use latex to fill out the gap and smoothen it out for a temporary solution. It smoothly blends in onto the surface and makes the crack look like it’s repaired. But this is a temporary solution.

If you want a permanent solution, here is what you have to do. First of all, scrape out the loose portions and grime from the crack. Smoothen out the edges as much as you can but be gentle so that you don’t increase the crack. A utility knife is best for all such work. Use plaster of Paris to fill the gap or crack. Then use latex to cover it. If you think it’s not enough put a layer of latex again and smooth out the surface, use paintbrush to color the area with the same color as that of the wall. Use shine latex to finish the job.

Beveled glass replacement for your home

Monday, January 7th, 2013

The process of the replacement of beveled glass is almost same as other different varieties of glass. THE beveled glasses are kept in place with the help of sling trip molding molting pieces all around the parametric area. The angle must be measured thoroughly for better fittings. This installment can be done with other shapes like oval too.
The several steps it includes in the procedure of replacement are:

1. Prying: the process of prying is all same for the oval shape too. Firstly put the tip of a knife under the curve at any place around the area of the meeting point of glass and wood.
2. Removing: this includes pushing the glass from the back side.
3. Preparing: this process includes fixing. Firstly cleaning and even gluing even when needed.
4. Installing: this is the final step which initially includes the process of float.