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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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  • What You Should Know About Control Valves

    Valves can be used to control the flow of water into your property. They are also important for maintaining water pressure. Valve repair is an important task carried out by contractors to ensure that the valve still works effectively. Water control valves Control valves are used to control the flow, level and pressure of water in your pipes. If your property has a high level of water pressure, a pressure reducing valve may be used.
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  • Creative Uses of Tree Stumps After the Tree Felling Process

    Tree felling is sometimes necessary to trim trees that can pose risks to your home or your neighbours. Once a tree is felled by a tree removal service, the stump typically remains behind. While most homeowners view tree stumps as a liability, they can actually become an asset for your outdoor space. Tree stumps don't have to be annoying structures that breed insects or cause your children to fall over when playing outside.
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  • How to Protect Your Home From Water Damage

    Water damage in the home is very serious and shouldn't be ignored, as even a small plumbing leak or build-up of moisture behind the walls can lead to softened framework and dangerous mould growth. If the home's plumbing is leaking, this also means that you're wasting water! To protect your home from water leaks and the risk of mould growth, note a few tips to keep in mind. Start with the roof
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  • 3 Things to Check Before Doing DIY Concrete Repair

    Concrete repair is something that many homeowners face. The repair is usually on a driveway or walkway. Before you decide to repair a whole or break in the concrete yourself, there are a few things you need to check. By making these quick checks, you can ensure that you are repairing the full extent of the issue and not overlooking something that could lead to replacement. Check for Erosion If the crack or break in the concrete splinters off, then follow the additional cracks.
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  • Why Electrical Grounding Is Crucial For a New Structure

    While installation of an electric system is pertinent during construction, this energy source is still one of the more dangerous systems in your home. Improper installation or lack of adequate safety mechanisms can put all residents in the house at risk, not to mention the shorting of electrical appliances, which results in expensive repairs. If you are undergoing some construction work and are at the stage of electric installation, it is advisable to ensure your electrical contractors employ a grounding of the system.
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  • Gearing Up: the Most Common Industrial Gearbox Faults, and Their Solutions

    Having issues with the gearbox is one of the most common problems for regular drivers — so perhaps it's no surprise that they're so frequent in industrial machinery too. Not only does the gearbox work hard as an integral part of any piece of heavy machinery, but it's also composed of a great number of moving parts. As any engineer will tell you, that's a recipe for disaster. But what exactly is likely to go wrong with your gearbox?
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  • How Can You Customise Your Chain Link Fencing?

    Easily one of the most readily available fencing materials in the market, chain link remains a ubiquitous type of fencing for both commercial and residential applications. The ease of installation that this fencing supply offers coupled with the affordability and versatility of the material makes it a convenient option for a vast array of reasons. However, one thing people can concur on regarding chain link is that it is not one of the more attractive choices you could sect.
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  • How your roof helps to shape your perfect home

    If you have a new-build property that requires a roof or an existing home that needs re-roofing you will need to give careful thought to which type of roof will be most appropriate for your situation. A roof is much more than a covering to protect the inside of your building from the cold and the rain. Choosing the right roof design will enable you to maximise the benefit you gain from your property.
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