Building Construction, Renovation & Maintenance

Building Information and Services


Construction and maintenance of villas in Bali

Building Construction, Renovation and Maintenance

This site provides a comprehensive range of information articles to tell you everything you need to know when you wish to buy, build, rent, renovate or maintain buildings and property. In the articles we provide you with simple explanations of the technical issues involved, advice on steps you can take to get good results and how to avoid the many pitfalls in what is a complex industry.

Mr Fixit Services

We also provide information about the comprehensive range of building products and services that Mr Fixit provides.


Fixed Abode

These articles were written by Phil Wilson and published in the Bali Advertiser under the title "Fixed Abode".

For a complete list of fixed abode articles go here.....


Technical Information and Advice on this Site

These articles cover many subjects including:

Building design and Construction

Architecture and building design

The design of buildings, selecting and managing architects and the design process. What to expect from your architect and how much should it cost.

Structural design

How should the structure of your house or other building be designed and constructed to make sure that your building is safe, to legal standards and will withstand ground subsidence, earthquakes and tropical storms.

Project management

Building construction is a complex process and good management can save money and time. Understand how to manage your project to get the quality you want at the price you want and within a set timeframe.

The Construction process, reinforced concrete and materials used

A straightforward understanding of construction methods and processes can provide invaluable help when constructing or buying property. We look at the construction of foundations, beams, columns, roofs, walls, floors, windows and doors and the selection ofmaterials used.

MEP (Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing) systems

Electrical installations

Electrical systems design, electrical safety, the importance of proper earthing, contact breakers, different types of light bulbs, efficiency and reducing the power that you use.

Plumbing systems

Water supply and storage systems design and installation, septic and sewerage systems, pipes and fittings, septic systems

Air conditioning

How do air conditioners work, what kind should you buy, how large should they be, what refrigerant should you use and how often should you clean them.

Property investment and legal issues

Buying property

Buying property is the largest investment most people will make in their lives. Taking care in the process and understanding the pitfalls can minimise risk

Selecting land

Different types of land, soil testing, due diligence and legal processes.

Building permits

Requirements to get a building permit, documentation and building regulation compliance.

Property renovation

Renovation is a specialist field requiring an understanding of what modifications to a building are possible and how the building's structural strength will be maintained.

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