Miriam Lewis

Kikuyu Turf – Essential Upkeep for the Grass to Thrive

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Kikuyu turf happens to be one of the most popular grass species in Australia because it offers an assortment of advantages. Characterised by being low-growing and soft, kikuyu turf is also highly drought-resistant, making it perfect for the arid parts of Aussie. Moreover, kikuyu tur is also a sought-after turf supply because it self-repairs easily once damaged, making it ideal for areas that experience heavy traffic. Nonetheless, even with its innate ability to establish and spread fast, kikuyu turf does need some specialised care to ensure that it thrives.

17 December 2018

Three Ways an Expert Can Grind Your Concrete Floor

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Concrete is a reliable building material. Many people use it for various construction projects such as homes, bridges, pathways and commercial spaces. Concrete boasts of both strength and aesthetic appeal that other materials fail to offer in the construction market. You can subject it to various procedures and treatments to end up with unique finishes. For example, concrete grinding enables you to use machines and treatments to buff the top layer of a concrete floor, enhancing its beauty or readying it for floor covering.

18 October 2018

What Makes Metal Roofing a Sound Investment?

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While your roofing primarily functions to shelter you, it is also vital in protecting your structure. The right roofing supplies will ensure that you do not have to engage in persistent repairs caused by water damage, so it is crucial to pick materials that will be capable of maintaining their form to facilitate their function. One such option is metal roofing. In addition to its high durability coupled with their ability to withstand Australia's changing climatic conditions, the following are a few of the additional reasons why metal roofing is a sound investment for your home.

30 September 2018

Storing Timber: 2 Top Tips

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If you have purchased timber for a home construction project, it is unlikely that you will be ready to use it right away. This means you will need to store the timber until you are ready to cut, prepare and install it in your home. However, if you do not store the timber in a safe way, you may find that it is damaged and unusable when you are ready to install it.

21 August 2018

4 Things That Prospective Homeowners Must Bear in Mind During Rock Drilling

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In the construction industry, rock drilling is becoming more common as prospective homeowners shift towards outlying areas with rocky terrain. There are different reasons for constructing in such terrain; sometimes discerning homeowners desire picturesque locations in rocky areas, and sometimes the homeowners are discouraged by the expensive, limited space in urban areas. However, before you erect a structure on the rocky ground, you have to use sophisticated equipment to drill the rock formation.

3 July 2018

3 Portaloo Options for Construction Sites

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As stipulated by local authority regulations, construction sites are required to have adequate toilets. Instead of constructing a permanent or semi-permanent toilet, contractors prefer to hire portaloos due to their cost-saving aspect as well as ease of installation. However, when choosing a portaloo, most construction contractors tend to concentrate on simple details such as the number of people who are expected to use the toilet. While such aspects are critical, it is worth noting that they are not the only requisites that contractors should be considering.

29 May 2018

Is Leak Prevention Plausible In Your Home?

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The discovery of leaks in your house is one of the leading causes of frustration for homeowners. Persistent leaks do not only mean that your property is at perpetual risk of water damage, but it also means an increase in water consumption and subsequently a spike in water costs! If you are one of the Aussies hit by the drought, this could be a genuine catastrophe on your hands. And that is why it is critical for homeowners to know how to prevent leaks from springing in the first place so that they do not have to look for ways of mitigating this plumbing emergency after it is too late.

3 April 2018

How to Select Security Screen Doors

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The options available for people who want to buy security screen doors are so many that one can easily be overwhelmed. However, the task of selecting the most appropriate security screens for your home can be eased if you ask yourself some key questions before you go shopping. This article discusses some of those helpful questions. How Often Do You Remodel? Some people love remodeling their homes every year or so.

24 March 2018

Manage Your Restaurant Better with Access Control Systems

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For the longest time, human beings have depended on locks and keys to secure homes, buildings, offices, and units. However, in a commercial facility like a restaurant with many employees, locks can only do so much to restrict access. You cannot monitor when and how the keys are used. People may duplicate the keys and gain access to restricted parts of the business. Access control systems provide a revolutionary security solution for residential and commercial spaces.

26 February 2018

3 Reasons You Need Specialist Marina Builders

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If you're undertaking a marina construction project, you probably have spoken to a variety of builders and are possibly wondering whether you should hire specialist marina builders. The answer is yes! Whether you are looking to have a pontoon, jetty or floating dock installed, these can be complicated projects which do require expert knowledge specific to working on water-based projects. Many marina builders will offer turnkey solutions alongside the custom design and engineering work, so do not assume that working with a specialist will automatically be out of your price range.

8 January 2018