Rhonda Neal

  • Are you considering a property development?

    When you own land, you probably want to use it for something. Empty land does nothing to bring in an income and can incur costs for maintenance issues. Sometimes, you will want to keep the land for farming purposes, but there will be other times that you will be interested in creating a property development, and that is where things can sometimes get complicated. If you are considering property development, it's best to start by having the land surveyed to be sure about the boundaries of the land and the shape of your property.
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  • Why Should You Polish Your Concrete Floors?

    Just as hardwood floors can be sanded down and polished to make them last longer and look shiny again, concrete floors too can be ground down and polished for functional and aesthetic purposes. If you have old concrete floors that you're considering updating, here are a few amazing reasons to go through with concrete polishing.  Durability If you're looking to maximise the lifespan of your concrete flooring, concrete polishing is the way to go.
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  • The Important Roles of Building Surveying Consultants in the Delivery of Your Project

    Need building consultancy services for an upcoming project? Building consultant firms are the professionals you'll need to hire to carry out tasks on the project. These firms typically operate as a team of specialist consultants that may include building surveyors, architects, structural engineers, interior designers and fire engineers who work together to ensure new buildings comply with the applicable building regulations, from the design stage to completion. Each of these consultants provides expert advice that is crucial to the successful completion of the project.
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  • Is it time to call in a mining engineering company?

    If you own a mining operation, you probably already understand the advantages of working with a mining engineering company. Mining engineering can cover everything from geological characteristics, to civil and electrical engineering. If you are starting to consider opening a new mine, speaking to a mining engineering company can also have many benefits. Here are three instances during the life-cycle of your mine where a mining engineer could help point you in the right direction and ensure that your company makes the right operational choices.
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  • Construction Newbies: How a Structural Engineer Can Help You

    If you are trying to build an apartment building without any expertise in structural engineering, then you are just going to end up with a bunch of problems. But on the other hand, if you have help from an expert in structural engineering, then your life will be made so much easier. Here is what structural engineers do and how they can help inexperienced builders like yourself when it comes to building an apartment complex.
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  • Could It Be Time to Demolish Your Home? Here's How You Know It

    As the years pass by, your home gains sentimental value. That means you acquire an emotional attachment with the property due to the happy moments it has helped enjoy in it. For that reason, demolishing your home might not be an easy decision. While extensive renovations can correct most structural issues, some situations require more drastic actions. For instance, extensive pest damage might call for demolition to avoid the consequences of a potential house collapse.
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  • Why Your New Wooden Deck Should Be Fire-Resistant

    When you're thinking about your impending new deck, your thoughts will probably be limited to all the wonderful days you'll spend relaxing in your brand new outdoor space. You probably won't be thinking about the flammability of this addition to your home. And yet, perhaps this should figure into your plans. Thinking About Fire Arguably, any new construction project in Australia, whether it's big or small, commercial or residential, should consider matters of flammability.
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  • Does your home need underpinning?

    How safe is your home? As a responsible homeowner, you have probably spent a lot of time ensuring that your property is well maintained. You will have checked that the home electrical supply and plumbing are in good working order and that your roof is well maintained but is there something more fundamental that you are missing? While all of these things are important one thing that supports all of them is the foundation of your home.
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  • Top Reasons for Asbestos Removal in Schools

    Given the benefits of asbestos when it was first introduced to the construction industry, most contractors went on to call it the magic material. Unfortunately, today's asbestos is a well-known carcinogenic material found in older buildings, and school-going children have borne the brunt. A 2019 audit on Australian schools revealed that more than 2000 institutions contain asbestos, which is a ticking time bomb. Consequently, it has led to significant debate on the management or removal of the asbestos.
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  • Three Phases Leading Up To Residential Land Development

    Once you have acquired a raw plot of land, the most logical step would be undertaking land development as soon as possible so that you can make the most of this lot. Whether you are developing it for personal use or as a rental for passive income, you are guaranteed that this step is going to be a lucrative endeavour. But the process of converting the raw real estate into a residence that can be occupied can seem complex to a newbie in land development.
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