What Building Materials Can Be Recycled?

The responsible recycling and disposing of materials during construction projects is of the utmost importance and can make or break a project. This affects budget, time and the carbon footprint left by a single project. We want to minimise all these aspects, and the easiest way to do that is to recycle what can be used again and dispose of hazardous materials responsibly. As trusted recycled building material suppliers we are happy to provide a guideline for what can be reused and what needs to be disposed of responsibly after construction.

Did You Know? A Brief History of Bricks

Have you ever wondered, while looking at the different building bricks for sale today, where bricks really came from? You’re probably familiar with the concept of ancient civilisations using mud to construct their homes, and later stacked stones. But where exactly did the idea of making use of manufactured bricks come from?

 

Understanding The Difference Between Construction Site And Land Clearance

The construction industry is immense, and with its size has come a wide variety of terminologies that not everybody understands. Especially in terms of construction site clearance, companies often blur the lines between site clearance and land clearance. In this article Sand Shifters is going to clear up that particular misunderstanding for you.

3 Ways Site Clearance Services Save You Money

Whether you are building your own home, doing renovations or you’re a construction business on a project site, saving money and providing the best possible results is always a priority. One of the best areas in which to accomplish this is construction site clearance, especially with our professional site clearance services here at Sand Shifters.

Did You Know: Interesting Facts about Sand

Have you ever really thought about sand? It’s one of those things that we take for granted when we sweep it out of our homes or buy it from aggregate suppliers for construction projects, but there is so much more to it than we realise. For instance, did you know that the official size for a single grain of sand is from as small as a 16th of a millimetre up to two millimetres in diameter?