Selecting a Builder to Build a House

If a person who is thinking of building a house does not know the names of any architects or builders, it is a good plan to walk round the district he has chosen and inspect any houses that may be available. There is always the possibility when doing this that he will find something which … Read more

Building A Brick Wall

To bond bricks together, spread the mortar over the foundation with a bricklayer’s trowel, and lay a brick on top, the frog (hollowed-out part) uppermost. Many amateurs and, indeed, some tradesmen prefer to lay with the frog downwards because, they say, the mortar will squeeze into the hollow part and obviate the risk of tilting. … Read more