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Senior Citizen Accommodation Options

Posted by on Mar 25, 2018 in Onsite Job Descriptions, Residential Building | 0 comments

Senior Citizen Accommodation Options

Modular Buildings – the Answer for Senior Living Housing? There is a growing trend that is changing the residential demographic. Among many things, there is a growing need for senior citizens to have access to better housing options. As a result, this trend is altering the way buildings are designed and placing pressure on the construction workforce to alter the way buildings are essentially completed. With the growth of the modular building industry, combined with the movement toward minimalism and doing more with less, architects and...

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5 Quick and Easy Home Improvement Ideas for the Long Weekend

Posted by on Mar 11, 2018 in Home Ideas | 0 comments

5 Quick and Easy Home Improvement Ideas for the Long Weekend

Weekend Home Projects You, and Your Partner Will Love. If you are looking to freshen up the look of your home, don’t wait until your next long weekend. With our fast, easy and inexpensive improvement ideas your home will be looking like new in no time. Even better … your partner is going to love you for it: Repaint doors Repaint your front door, your back door, and window frames, that’s if they aren’t the aluminium kind :). You can start with the front door. That is a simple day project. If you have a matching back door or garage...

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New Turf Installation and Maintenance Tips

Posted by on Feb 25, 2018 in Home Ideas | 0 comments

New Turf Installation and Maintenance Tips

Lawn Care Tips for the New Home Owner – We’ve Got You Covered! So you’ve just taken ownership of your new home, chances are you have yet to finish off your lawn.  More often than not lawn care isn’t included in your building contract so, let’s go over a few tips for installing your new lawn and best practices to maintain it.   Step 1: What’s Your Best New Lawn Option? You are going to need a level space on which to apply your new lawn. Most of the time people will choose to lay turf rather than sprinkle seed simply...

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How Regularly Cleaning the Roof of Your House Can Save Money

Posted by on Feb 11, 2018 in Home Ideas | 0 comments

How Regularly Cleaning the Roof of Your House Can Save Money

Regularly Cleaning the Roof of Your Home Can Save on Maintenance Costs and Possible Replacement If you have an unsightly roof, your first thought shouldn’t be replacing it entirely. Instead, give it a little tender loving care. Cleaning your roof can give it a fresher look and possibly add years to the lifespan. Doing this could be particularly beneficial for new homeowners who might be trying to increase the aesthetic appeal and value of their home or even older homeowners who simply want the opportunity to revamp existing features in their...

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The first 3d printed home in Russia

Posted by on Dec 17, 2017 in Technology in Construction | 0 comments

The first 3d printed home in Russia

Russia, attributed with many breakthroughs during the Cold War is now attributed with the breakthrough in a temperate construction war.     The construction industry has been fighting in-house between traditional construction advocates and modular construction advocates. Both advocates have relied upon some of the newer technologies that enable faster and better designs. 3-D printing is one such technology. 3-D printing has been used across traditional and modular construction sites for many years and brought with it advanced...

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Modular Buildings the Answer for Emergency Accommodation

Posted by on Dec 3, 2017 in Modular Buildings | 0 comments

Modular Buildings the Answer for Emergency Accommodation

When Natural Disasters Strike – Prefabricated and Modular Buildings can Answer the Community’s Requirement for Fast Rebuild     Natural disasters they hit fast and furiously ultimately destroying homes and lives. Everyone is affected, from the destruction of properties including homes, schools and businesses through to the psychological effects on the population. The community needs to rebuild as fast as possible. Whether temporary or permanent emergency shelter is required. These urgent and often times overwhelming...

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Business Information Modelling – What Is it, How Can It Help?

Posted by on Nov 19, 2017 in Modular Buildings | 0 comments

Business Information Modelling – What Is it, How Can It Help?

Building information modelling or BIM has permeated the industry and escalating rate. Currently, the United Kingdom mandates building information modelling for all government construction projects. Likewise, Australia, Germany, and the UAE are planning to implement similar requirements. Currently, this process is growing rapidly around the world which means that it has no longer become a question of if, but a question of when. Soon enough the majority of projects will be made using building information modelling and as such companies need to...

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Prefabricated and Modular Buildings – Are they the Future of the Construction Industry

Posted by on Nov 5, 2017 in Modular Buildings | 0 comments

Prefabricated and Modular Buildings – Are they the Future of the Construction Industry

Today the US and European countries have already begun to reap the benefits of prefabricated modular buildings which has not only improved the quality of construction with the speed, safety, as well as sustainability. There are so many projects to keep us from the world thanks to the free trade of materials and access to labour that prefab modular construction has expanded significantly across different sectors including education, health, and housing. City officials have turned to prefabricated modular buildings to accommodate an influx of...

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The Rise of Modular and Prefabricated Buildings

Posted by on Oct 22, 2017 in Modular Buildings | 0 comments

The Rise of Modular and Prefabricated Buildings

Prefabricated buildings are constructed in an offsite factory after which they are transported and assembled on site. Modular buildings are much the same as conventional buildings and they involve assembling the functional components of the building on the construction site. The materials and manufacturing techniques are certainly changing but this concept is nothing new. There have already been many successful cases of modular construction used for high profile projects.  In the USA, South Williamsburg, for example, the Domino Sugar Factory...

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7 Insightful Facts About Modular Classrooms

Posted by on Oct 10, 2017 in Modular Buildings | 0 comments

7 Insightful Facts About Modular Classrooms

At ModCon Carpentry a large part of our business is building, transporting and installing modular classrooms throughout South East Queensland.  Below are some of the questions we are regularly asked.   What is modular construction? Modular construction is a construction process whereby the classroom is built offsite under controlled conditions, using the same materials and adhering to the same building codes as conventional construction. Unlike traditional buildings, modular construction is done in different sections and put together the...

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