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  • 3 Beautiful Copper Outdoor Lights To Consider For Your Outdoor Living Space

    Copper is a hugely popular material that has featured heavily in interior design trends over the past few years. It's been used as a feature in every room in the home, adding a timeless and warm feel to any style of decor. It's also a great choice for use in your outdoor living space because of the attractive patina that it develops when exposed to the elements over time. If you're planning to add some stylish and modern lighting to your deck, balcony or patio, then copper lights are an attractive and versatile choice.
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  • Why You Should Consider 3-D Laser Scanning for Your Next Major Project

    The fields of architectural design, surveying and property construction have all benefited from new and exciting technologies over the last several years. If you are considering a major building project, you may be wondering how some of these technologies can help the experts involved in your team to come up with some better solutions. At the top of the list of innovations is surely the new 3-D laser scanning development that can truly help in projecting whether any building is feasible and what it will look like upon completion.
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  • Save Money by Building Your Own Concrete Paved Patio

    Professional patio design and installation can be a costly venture and is not always a viable option for those on a tight budget. Thankfully, it is possible to design and create your own patio using inexpensive materials and simple processes: with a little time and guidance, a professional result can be achieved at a fraction of the cost of professional prices. Read on for a quickfire guide on building your own patio on a budget.
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  • 3 Key Considerations When Choosing A Timber Variety For Your New Deck

    A beautiful timber deck makes a stunning addition to any style of home. They're a quintessentially Australian feature and they are popular choices for outdoor living spaces all across the country. If you're planning to have a timber deck built, then you may be feeling a little overwhelmed by all of the different timber varieties there are to choose from. There isn't simply one single timber decking material that is the best choice and the one which will work best for your home depends on a few different factors.
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  • Breaking Good: How to Prepare for Demolition

    It's unusual to hire a demolition, so it's perfectly normal to be uncertain about what your role and responsibilities are.  Even once you've brought in a contractor, you should still consider yourself involved with the project, overseeing everything that's going on and ensuring you follow the steps below to keep the project running smoothly and in line with all local regulations – as well as efficiently and safely. Check Paperwork
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  • Tips When Installing Vessel Sinks on Bathroom Vanities

    Now more than ever, there is a plethora of home renovation options available if you are looking to update the look of your bathroom and improve its functionality. One such option is to install vessel sinks on your bathroom vanities. Unlike traditional-style sinks, which fit inside a cut-out in the countertop, vessel sinks sit on the countertop, completely or partially. Knowing how to install vessel sinks in your bathroom can help you save on labour costs.
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  • What to Know When Hiring a Hardfill Bin for Your Home Renovation Project

    When you are planning a home renovation that will involve knocking down some walls, breaking down flooring and installing new structures, you may want to think about how to dispose of the waste. The kind of garbage that's generated in such a remodeling project cannot be dumped in the general waste bin that you use for the rest of the household waste. You will need to hire a hardfill bin. This is the kind of bin that is used to dispose of items such as cement, concrete, bricks, clay and timber.
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  • 3 Maintenance Tips for Cooling Towers in Water Treatment Plants

    Scheduled inspection, maintenance, and repair of a cooling tower is imperative for optimal performance and reduction of operating costs.When left untreated, scaling, corrosion, fouling, and organic growth can occur in the tower, thereby leading to reduced productivity of the system. The long-term effect will be excessive downtime and increased costs of repairs and replacements. Here are some maintenance tips for a cooling tower in a water treatment plant. Circulatory Water -- Water is essential in a cooling tower for purposes of cooling the system.
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  • Green Building Materials Options for Your Construction Business

    As a small-scale civil engineering building contractor, you must come up with strategies that will make you competitive in the local industry. It is especially so if you are dealing with small structures such as tree houses or decks. One way you can achieve a competitive edge is by recycling materials. However, with so many options out there that can substitute traditional building materials, it can be hard making a choice.
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  • How to Clean a Plywood Floor Without Damaging It

    If you have plywood flooring in your attic or another part of your home and it is dirty or stained, you may be wondering how to clean it. You need to be careful. As the floor isn't finished, you may damage it if you get it too wet. Here are some tips to help you. Start With Dry Cleaning Methods The most effective way to clean a plywood floor is to sweep or vacuum it.
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