Thursday, 19 May 2016

Steel Fabrication refers to the design of various steelworks

                       Steel Fabrication refers to the design of various steelworks  
Metal Fabrication

Fabrication is a broad and amorphous term, especially in the manufacturing, industrial and construction industries. But at SSF, fabrication refers to the process that goes into the design and the manufacture of various steelworks and associated steel work components that when complete, will be used in construction.

Tuesday, 17 May 2016

The Shop Front – A way to attract customers

                             The Shop Front a way to attract customers

The old adage goes that you should not judge a book by its cover, however that’s exactly how consumers react when they are shopping on the high street, and nothing makes a better advertisement, or a better enticement for them to enter then a great looking exterior shop front. 

Thursday, 5 May 2016

Driveway Gates - Perfect for both home security and appearance

                                          Driveway Gates
For many people, security, safety, convenience and peace of mindare paramount for their home as well as their place of business. To this end, one of the best measures to insure this is to have driveway security gates installed.No matter what the size of your property, or the gates required, just having them can add an additional element of security, as well as adding an additional astatic, that completes the look of any property. 

Tuesday, 3 May 2016

Types of drainage pipes - Why do you need drainage systems?

Types of roof drainage pipes

Traditionally, underground and above ground drainage systems are installed in buildings and grounds to discharge excess and unwanted water. When it comes to drainage pipes, this excess water can be categorised into two types; surface water, which consists mainly of rain and storm water, and waste water, this primarily consists of waste water from sinks, toilets, baths, washing machines and anywhere else waste water is produced. 

Saturday, 16 April 2016

Steel Frame Buildings - A brief history of steel framed buildings

                                     A brief history of steel frame buildings.
Although debated in steel frame building circles, the Chicago based, Home Insurance Building, openedits doors in 1884. It is as a result of its unique manipulation of the steel frameto hold up the weight of the building, while the steel frame gives the building its structural shape, that means that this is considered one of the first skyscrapers in history.

Tuesday, 12 April 2016

Guttering - Manage the flow of substantial amounts of rain water and channel it from areas on a building

                                         What is guttering?
Industrial and domestic guttering is primarily designed to manage the flow of substantial amounts of rain water, and channel it from areas on a building or a site, where it may cause damage, to a location where it can be disposed of.

Saturday, 9 April 2016

Excavation - The biggest issue people face when starting the excavation

Excavation, why is it important and what is the main obstacle for a successful project.

The biggest issue people face when starting the excavation, is the threat from the dreaded groundwater. For an excavation, this can be a disaster, and can severely delay an excavation, and even result in the complete cancellation of the excavation process. Ask any contractor and construction company that conduct excavations of any kind, and they will tell you of its impact on excavation work.