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Hello, my name is Gerry and this is my general contractor blog. I am not a general contractor but I have spent the last 18 months working with a team of general contractors to replace and repair the roof, plumbing, electrical systems and interior of new commercial premises I plan to open in Sydney, Australia. The shop will sell a range of electronic goods at super discounted prices. As I worked with the contractors, I learnt an awful lot about the way they operate and the skills they use to complete the jobs they work on. I hope this blog is useful.

5 Ways to Save Money on Building Supplies

21 July 2017
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If you're doing a renovation, adding an extension to your home or engaging in a number of other products, you will have to buy a lot of building supplies. That can get expensive. Looking for ways to save money on building supplies? Try these tricks. 1. Harvest Old Hardware If your project starts with demolition, try to harvest the old hardware. Screws and bolts can be used multiple times if the threads aren't worn down. Read More …

4 Reasons to Pick Casement Windows Over Sliding Windows for Your Home

18 July 2017
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There are plenty of different types of windows out there, but most people will ultimately find themselves choosing between either casement windows or sliding windows. Casement windows are swung open via a hinge, just like a small door, whereas a sliding window is made of two panes, one of which can be slid behind the other to create an opening. Both types of window come with their own pros and cons, but most people will find themselves better off with casement windows, and here are just four reasons why. Read More …

4 Wildfire Risk Factors That Building Inspectors Scrutinise

18 July 2017
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It may be important for you to know how exposed your prospective new home is to the risk of wildfires before you buy and occupy that home. This article discusses some of the risk factors that a building inspector may examine in order to establish the likelihood that the home will be grossly affected by a wildfire. Vents Vents on the roof, attic or crawlspace should have screens. Vents without screens can easily allow fire embers to drop into the house if there is a wildfire nearby. Read More …

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Gerry's General Contractor Blog

Hello, my name is Gerry and this is my general contractor blog. I am not a general contractor but I have spent the last 18 months working with a team of general contractors to replace and repair the roof, plumbing, electrical systems and interior of new commercial premises I plan to open in Sydney, Australia. The shop will sell a range of electronic goods at super discounted prices. As I worked with the contractors, I learnt an awful lot about the way they operate and the skills they use to complete the jobs they work on. I hope this blog is useful.

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