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  • How to Protect Your Roof Trusses Ahead of Installation

    If you're building the home of your dreams on a plot that you bought specifically for the purpose, then you are undoubtedly investing a lot of money. You're looking forward to the completion of the project, but there's a long way to go before you get there and you need to make sure that all the work is coordinated carefully to best effect. For example, all the materials have to be delivered to the site on time, and work needs to be completed before the weather takes a turn for the worst.
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  • Residential Lakefront Property Upgrades for Year-Round Entertaining

    When you own lakefront property, you may consider upgrades from time to time. These upgrades usually deal with weather protection issues and durability upgrades. However, there are times when you may want to make upgrades to your lakefront property that are for entertaining purposes. Here are some of those upgrades that a marine contractor can help you develop: Illumination Upgrades One of the reasons that many people do not use their docks, piers and lakefront living areas is due to illumination.
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  • Handy Hints to Remember When Demolishing a Building

    Are you about to demolish a building on your land? Building demolition is a complex procedure that can only be done by an experienced contractor. Additionally, the right equipment and techniques have to be used to accomplish the goal and keep everyone safe. As a property owner, how do you ensure that this process is a success? Before fixing a demolition date with your contractor, there are some things you have to think about.
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  • What Factors Do You Need to Consider for Acoustic Panelling Products?

    You may find a majority of restaurant customers say that they are not going to eat in an establishment that is too loud. Noise affects the level of comfort anywhere you go, especially when you are trying to sleep. The noise level is only okay if it is controlled and adequate, but it can be unbearable when it is boisterous. The good thing is that acoustic panelling products can be installed in enclosed spaces so they can be soundproof and noise can be eliminated.
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  • Two Tips for Those Who Want to Build Their 'Forever Home'

    If you are finally in position, both personally and financially, to build your 'forever home', here are some tips that you should keep in mind to ensure that this property turns out exactly as you want it to. Hire someone who is an expert in residential building construction If you want the house you build to endure for decades and to meet you and your family's needs for the foreseeable future, then it is important to ensure that it is built by an expert.
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  • Four Essential Precautions for Effective Water Bore Drilling

    Drilling a water bore on your property can be a highly beneficial undertaking. This drilling process will provide access to the underground aquifers. As a result, you will have access to plenty of water for diverse uses, including large-scale irrigation, livestock watering and general household applications. This type of water source is convenient, economical in the long-term and renewable. However, it is essential to remember that water bore drilling can be a complicated process.
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  • 3 Critical Assessment Areas When Seeking the Right Structural Engineering Partner

    With the current slump in the construction industry, startup construction contractors are looking for ways to offer services that stand out from the competition. One way that startups can gain a competitive edge is by collaborating with the right structural engineering firm. However, just because an engineer graduated from the best engineering school does not mean that they are the best at what they do. Therefore, it is essential to assess potential structural engineers to find the right partner.
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  • Residential Garage Door: Four Practical Tips for Minimising Operational Noise

    If your garage door makes a lot of noise during operation, you should plan for immediate garage door service. A loud door can be annoying, and the sounds can destroy the peace in your home. The noise might be bearable during the day. However, if someone opens the door during the night, the sound can be disruptive to both your family and neighbours. Here are some important tips to help reduce the noise produced by your garage door during operation.
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  • The Undeniable Importance of a Dilapidation Survey Prior To Property Development

    When gearing up to embark on a new property development project, you may think that once you have acquired the site, then you can go ahead with your plans. However, one aspect of property development that is always overlooked is the necessity of a dilapidation survey -- more so if you are thinking of developing the structure without razing it to the ground. Failure to engage in a dilapidation survey can leave you liable to a host of damages that you were unaware of, which can prove incredibly expensive down the road and even make you lose your development.
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  • How to Make the Most Out of Your Skip Space

    Putting rubbish in your skip may seem like the easiest part of the skip hire process, but if not done properly, it could potentially lead to additional costs and problems. Generally, you are required to load rubbish up to a certain line indicated near the brim of your skip. If you fill your skip beyond this level, your loaded bin will not be collected until you have removed the excess waste. Additionally, you may be required to pay a fine for breaching the terms of service.
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