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Ideas You Could Consider For Home Extensions

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Home extensions are convenient for a variety of reasons. This additional space can be used for a number of different applications such as an extra entertainment area, an additional bedroom, a home office and more. However, opting for home extensions does not mean you have to stick to the traditional designs of simply adding an extra four walls to your residence. Here are some unique ideas that you could consider when embarking on a home extension on your residence.

22 August 2016

Creative Tips for Salvaging Material Before Having Your Home Demolished

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If you're planning on having your home demolished by a company like Dig Dig Pty Ltd, you might wonder how to salvage the materials inside your home rather than simply having them collected and sent to a landfill once the demolition is over. You can opt for a interior demolition, which is when materials inside are pulled out by hand and then recycled or salvaged, but this may be very expensive.

22 August 2016

Safety Tips to Follow When You Get a Roommate

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Getting a roommate allows you to get a break on your rent, as well as have some company if you live alone. While there are a lot of benefits to having a roommate, you might feel a little uncomfortable sharing your home with someone else. Here are some essential safety and security tips to keep in mind when you intend to get a roommate. Run a Full Background Check No matter how trustworthy someone appears, you should never let them rent a room in your home without finding out about their past.

19 August 2016

3 Top Considerations to Help You Plan the Perfect Office Fitout

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Office fitouts are the best way to improve the look, feel and space utilization of your business premises. Planning and executing the fitout carefully can result in significant increases in efficiency/productivity and morale among employees, which will ultimately improve your own bottom-line. However, without careful planning, you may end up with a costly investment that harms the business more than it does good. The following are three major considerations to make to give your business the best fitout possible.

18 August 2016

A Few Simple Reminders When Choosing Bi-Fold Doors for an Exterior Space

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Bi-fold doors for an exterior space can mean allowing in the most light and air when the doors are opened and having an unobstructed view of the outside. These types of doors are good for patios or for any inside room that you want to look bigger, brighter and more expansive. When you're ready to choose bi-fold doors, note a few reminders. This will ensure you get the right type and style for your home and are happy with the choice for years to come.

17 August 2016

How to Maintain Your Central Vacuum Cleaner

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Having a central vacuum cleaner provides the convenience of a vacuum where all of the dust, debris, and particles from a room are removed with the combination of a collection container and power hoses going through outlets in the different rooms. While this is often more convenient than using a regular vacuum cleaner in the home, it also needs regular maintenance just like any other appliance. Here are some tips for maintaining and caring for a central vacuum cleaner.

17 August 2016

Common Plumbing Mistakes to Avoid

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When you move into a new home, you need to take care of different areas of the home to ensure they work properly. The plumbing system is no exception. Here are some common plumbing mistakes to avoid making so that your home plumbing system continues running smoothly. Putting Anything and Everything Down the Disposal This is a very common mistake that people make when moving into their first home. The garbage disposal might have a lot of power, but it can only handle so much.

17 August 2016

Reasons to Hire a Locksmith to Change Your Locks

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When you need to have your locks changed, you might have considered picking up a new door lock at the hardware store and installing it yourself. While this is an option, it is highly recommended that you instead have a locksmith perform this service for you. Here are some reasons for having locks changed or rekeyed by a professional locksmith instead of doing it yourself. They Have the Tools to Get it Done Right

16 August 2016

A Quick Care Guide for Your New Pine Deck or Fence

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Pressure treated pine is a favourite choice for many home projects and especially for outdoor decking. Pine is very affordable and durable, and it easily holds a paint or stain colour as well. It's also easy to fabricate, so you can make your own deck or other pieces with a standard table saw and other such common tools without necessarily having a contractor create your deck or fence for you. Once it is installed, you might note a few tips for caring for that new pine deck, fence, or other such piece so it's protected and lasts as long as possible.

16 August 2016

Tips For Taking Care of Your Decking Timber

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If you have a deck that is made of timber, you need to make sure you take good care of it. Wood makes for a beautiful deck with a warm ambiance, but it is also prone to damage that other materials are not susceptible to. To help your deck last a long time, follow these essential maintenance and care tips. Keep the Deck Clean Since water can damage a wood deck, it is tempting to not ever wash it, but this is still important to do.

15 August 2016