7 Key benefits of the Mombasa-Nairobi standard gauge railway

Construction of the Sh327 billion Mombasa-Nairobi standard gauge railway was recently concluded and the facility is now operational after the inauguration of the cargo and passenger service trains on Tuesday and Wednesday respectively. The Mombasa-Nairobi SGR, which has been underway…
10 building materials that pose highest risk to your health

Hazardous construction materials, commonly known as red list building materials, are natural or synthetic chemical substances that are harmful to humans or the environment. Though highly toxic, the chemicals can hardly be seen, tasted or smelt but they are present…
9 Tips for building your first home

Building a home is a big dream for many Kenyans and though it can be a challenging development many find it to be very fulfilling. The opportunity to build from the ground up is a great advantage since you get…
How to start a construction company in Kenya

The Kenyan construction industry is quite lucrative and a great choice for budding entrepreneurs seeking impressive returns on their investments. Unfortunately, a huge number of people are not familiar with the process of starting a construction enterprise – a situation…
Why laminate flooring has become so popular with homeowners

Laminate flooring, referred to as floating wood tile in the U.S and Canada, is a synthetic flooring product consisting of two thin sheets of paper impregnated with melamine. Although it looks like real wood or real stone, laminate wood flooring…
How technology is transforming construction industry

New materials and energy, design approaches, as well as advances in digital technology and big data are creating a wave of innovation within the construction industry. These innovations come with a lot of benefits to the builder, including reduction of…