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  • Do You Regularly Lose Your Keys? It's Time to Be Smart!

    Are you the sort of person who regularly loses or at least misplaces your house keys? Perhaps you have the name of a 24 hr locksmith saved into your phone and feel vaguely embarrassed when you need to avail yourself of their services yet again. Your home obviously needs to be secured and while it's an unlikely outcome, lost keys can pose a security risk since you never know who might find them if they are in fact lost while you're out and about.
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  • Porcelain Tile: Why is it the Best Option for Your Bathroom Floor?

    Your bathroom floor is one of the most sensitive areas of your home. Proper attention and care must be directed to this section as it serves all members of the family. The material aspect of the floor can either make it better serving or entirely break it. Considering there are many types of floors in the market ranging from ceramic tiles, stone tiles, heated tile floors, vinyl tiles, and laminate tiles, you may find it difficult making the right choice.
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  • Five Things to Consider About Epoxy Terrazo

    If you're looking for a concrete protective coating that also looks beautiful, you may want to consider epoxy-based terrazzo. Based on ancient mosaics, this type of protective covering blends contemporary products with old school style, but many consumers still haven't heard of it. Here's what you need to know. 1. Thin Coating Terrazzo based in cement is one of the oldest forms of decorative floor coverings. It involves setting bits of rock, glass, marble and other items into concrete.
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  • Lay Of The Land: How Professional Site Analysis Can Benefit A Residential Landscaping Project

    Whether you're a homeowner looking to to spruce up the ground around your homestead or a property developer looking to make your properties more attractive to potential buyers and renters, there are countless reasons for taking up a substantial landscaping project around a residential property. However, if your landscaping plans involve more complex work than simply sticking in a few extra flowerbeds, you would be well advised to have your work site professionally analysed by a site analysis service.
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  • Home Designs: Custom Window Options to Consider

    More often than not, window designs become an afterthought when designing a home. What some individuals are not considering when contemplating custom home designs is that their windows can open up the residence while also framing the exterior of the structure. With the myriad of options, it is not unusual to find some homeowners getting confused about what design to choose. You can avoid this by establishing whether your windows are primarily for light or for ventilation.
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  • Three Questions to Ask Your Electrician If You Plan to Put a Cool Room in Your Warehouse

    If you are planning to have a cool room installed in your warehouse, you may need to hire a commercial electrician to help you with the process. To ensure you select the right cool room and that you understand its impact on your current electrical system, you may want to ask your electrician the following three questions. 1. Do You Need to Add New Outlets or Circuits to Support the Cool Room?
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  • The Advantages of Choosing Screw Piles for Temporary Building Foundations

    Temporary buildings can be a tremendously convenient way to create much-needed shelter quickly and easily, and they are used everywhere from schools to scrapyards and isolated construction sites. However, most large temporary buildings cannot simply be dumped wherever they are needed, and some variety of temporary foundation is required to keep the building level and stable during its time in a temporary location. In the past, temporary foundations were essentially stripped-down versions of traditional, permanent concrete foundations, and required a considerable amount of effort and manpower to place and remove.
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  • Sweet and Simple: Advantages of Common Style Timber Frame Trusses

    Timber trusses come in multiple designs, but most of these designs can be divided into the following five basic categories: common, queen, king, hammer and scissor. There are pros and cons of all these designs, but if you're wondering about the common truss, here's a look at the key advantages of this sweet and simple design. Easy to Build If you are a beginning builder and you want to include timber trusses in your design, the common truss is the ideal option.
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  • Pipe Dreams: The Advantages Of Installing Water Piping Using Trenchless Drilling

    Installing new subterreanean water pipes can be a laborious and time-consuming job whichever way you slice it, and techniques capable of reducing the amount of hassle involved in water pipe installation are always welcome. To that end, trenchless drilling has become an enormously popular technique for speeding water pipe installation, and its easy to see why -- this modern and innovative drilling technique has a number of advantages over more conventional pipe laying methods.
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  • Top Reasons Why Steel Carports Sell Very Well on the Construction Market

    When talking about the different types of carports available on the construction market, one can never miss to mention steel carports. Steel carports have become a popular choice for many Australian homeowners, despite their relatively pricier installation. If you have just finished building your new house and building a carport is the next project in line, here's why you should opt for a steel carport. Steel carports have excellent durability.
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