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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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What Many Homeowners Don't Know About Air Conditioners

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Many homeowners never think about their home’s air conditioning until the unit shuts down, usually on the hottest day of the year. However, knowing just a little bit about the air conditioning system in your home and how it works can ensure that it’s always in good repair and that you’re not causing undue wear and tear on the unit. Note a few things that many homeowners don’t know about air conditioners so you can ensure yours is always working as it should be, and your home is always comfortable.…

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How to Weatherproof Your Solid Timber Door

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The door that you choose to display at the entrance of your home adds to the overall curb appeal of your property and offers a first impression. This means that you should choose the type of door that you install very carefully. Solid timber is a great option for your home’s entrance because it has a sophisticated and classic look that is timeless. Even though a solid timber door is visually appealing, it will require more care and maintenance due to the exposure to outdoor elements.…

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Answers to the Three Most Commonly Asked Questions About Headstones

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Choosing a headstone is never an easy task, but it’s often needed when someone you know has passed away and you’re planning their final arrangements. If you’ve never chosen or purchased a headstone before, the process might be a bit overwhelming. Note a few commonly asked questions people have about headstones so you know what to discuss with a salesperson and what to expect during the process. 1. Why can’t the headstone be erected right away?…

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Reasons to Get a Building Inspection before Purchasing a Home

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Purchasing a home can be an exciting prospect. Not only is this one of the biggest financial investments that you can make, but it also means you are on the road to financial independence, as you no longer have to deal with landlords and rent. However, some prospective homeowners tend to be caught up in the excitement of choosing paint colours and flooring and forget that they should have a building inspection done before putting down a deposit.…

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Three Key Points Your HVAC Contractor Considers During a Cooling Tower Maintenance

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One of the many tasks homeowners face is HVAC system and cooling tower maintenance. This maintenance task is usually handled by an HVAC specialist or a general contractor, such as those at Breezewater Pty Ltd. You may be wondering what steps are taken specifically for the cooling tower, since most contractors will simply list this as part of the general maintenance. If you want to know where your money is going on the HVAC maintenance bill, here are a few key points your contractor will handle during the cooling tower maintenance.…

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Preparation Tips before Undergoing a Home Demolition

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For most homeowners, chances are you will never have to have to go through a residential demolition. However, in the event that the need arises, you need to make the appropriate preparations. There are varieties of reasons why you may find yourself needing to have a home demolition done. These range from termite infestations, compromised structural integrity of your home’s foundation, home remodelling, asbestos removal and more. So what are some of the tips to keep in mind before the demolition crew begins their work?…

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How to Hide the Expansion Gap Around Your Timber Floor: Four Ideas

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Timber floors from companies like Parquetry Flooring Co Pty Ltd are beautiful and long lasting, but they also expand and contract over time. So that the expansion and contraction doesn’t result in the floor buckling, you need to have gaps around the edges of the floor. Aptly named expansion gaps, these critical gaps can look unsightly, which is why most people cover them. There are a range of ways to cover the expansion gaps in your timber floor – take a look at these ideas:…

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Some Different Substances That Can Be Used To Put Out A Fire

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Knowing some different ways to extinguish a small fire is worth having stored in your mind. Although standard fire safety equipment - such as fire extinguishers and fire blankets - should be used, it is sometimes not possible to get to them in time or perhaps the piece of kit is damaged or missing. Instead of panicking, you can look for alternative sources to quickly quell the flames. This article looks at some substances that can be used to put out a fire.…

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