2017

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How to Extend Your Property

Hello, my name is Danny and this is my new blog. I live in Sydney, Australia in my dream property. When I bought this house, it wasn't my dream at all but I could see that the place had potential. When I first saw the place, I knew it had potential but it was a little small. I bought it and decided to extend the kitchen and dining room out into the yard. I am not a construction professional so I had no idea how to do this. Thankfully, my friend recommended a fantastic contractor who helped me plan the work and then completed the work in super quick time. I learnt a lot so I would like to share it here.

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5 Questions to Consider If You’re Thinking About Underpinning for Your Home

4 December 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Underpinning is the process of strengthening the foundation of a home or building. If you are adding another floor to your home, if the original foundation is failing or if the soil structure has changed, you may need to consider underpinning. Regardless of why you need underpinning, here are some points you need to consider first. 1. Should You Rebuild? Before you commit to underpinning, take some time to crunch the numbers. Read More …

Numerous Pros of Installing Security Doors

23 October 2017
 Categories: , Blog

Most people would like to add an extra layer of security to their home, with the most common solution being the installation of security doors. Nevertheless, some homeowners may be sceptical about investing in these security measures as they assume the toughened grills would make their property appear similar to a prison. The reality is you can have your security doors customised to any decorative design you want, which would make them a visual element on your property. Read More …

Small Business Owner? Here’s How to Create Less Waste

31 August 2017
 Categories: , Blog

When starting your own business, waste is probably one of the last things on your mind. However, as things get up and running, waste inevitably starts to pile up. Even simple tasks like setting up office furniture can seem to create mountains of waste which are costly and inconvenient to dispose of. Creating a solid waste management strategy is essential, and there are plenty of ways you can reduce the amount of waste your business produces—read on to find out more. Read More …

Function Over Form: Choosing Useful Extra Functions For Portable Air Conditioners

11 July 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Portable air conditioners can be tremendously useful pieces of equipment, providing effective cooling wherever it is required around your home or commercial building. Indeed, these portable cooling machines are so popular that the choice of models and variants on offer is truly massive; as such, it can be difficult to choose between them. Many portable air conditioners distinguish themselves from the masses with the addition of useful extra features, and under the right circumstances, the extra functionality provided by these portable units can be a real boon. Read More …

Do You Know What to Do If a Fire Starts Inside Your Walls?

24 May 2017
 Categories: , Blog

The very thought of having a fire break out in your home is nothing short of terrifying. With most house fires, you have the ability to actually see the blaze, and then evacuate or attempt to contain the fire if it's safe to do so. But what about when you can't see the fire until it has already been burning for a while? Would you know what to do if a fire were to actually break out inside your walls? Read More …