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Flash Forward: Choosing The Right Flashing For Roofing Coastal Properties

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Choosing the right building materials when roofing a property is essential, providing long lasting protection against leaks, damp and mould in the attic spaces of your buildings. However, choosing suitable flashing materials can be more difficult when you are constructing coastal buildings, as the flashing will have to contend with high winds and seaborne storms without degrading under the relentless assault of salt spray. Fortunately, many conventional flashing materials are up to the task of defending coastal properties against leaks, so you will have some degree of choice when planning and designing your next project.…

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3 Reasons Why Vinyl Cladding May Be The Ideal Choice For Your Home

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Re-cladding your home can give it a much-needed facelift and help to create a more modern overall look. It can also improve the functional properties that cladding provides for your home, including weatherproofing, insulation and fire protection. Vinyl cladding is an increasingly popular choice for many Australian homeowners. If you’re planning to re-clad your home, then here are three reasons why vinyl may be the ideal material to choose. It’s fast and easy to install…

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Shower Screen Cleaning Tips That Work a Treat

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Because of the modern and chic look of a glass shower screen, the use of shower screens is common in many modern homes across Australia. However, the greatest challenge most homeowners face is knowing how to keep their shower screens in mint condition for a long time, as the glass products easily catch dirt and also wear out quickly in the moist conditions. If you are wondering how you can keep your shower screens looking great for many years to come, here are a couple of cleaning tips you can use.…

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