Miriam Lewis

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

3 Benefits of Installing a Glass Splashback in Your Kitchen or Bathroom

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If you are carrying out renovation work in your bathroom or kitchen, you may be concerned about the impact that moisture can have on the wall surfaces around the sinks or bath. If moisture soaks into the wall surface in a kitchen or bathroom, it can lead to peeling wallpaper, mould and damage to the wall itself. The easiest way of defending your home against the problems posed by moisture in a kitchen or bathroom area is to install glass splashbacks.

5 December 2017

Restore Your Old Concrete Patio In 3 Simple And Cost-Effective Steps

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If you have an old concrete patio that has seen better days, then you may think that removing and replacing it is your only option. However, removing concrete is an arduous and time-consuming task, and replacing it may mean that you'll need to spend a lot more than your budget will allow. Instead of removing and replacing it, you can opt to repair and restore it instead. Even the most dilapidated concrete patio can be given a new lease of life with these three simple and cost-effective steps.

1 November 2017

How Your Dream Pool Can Still Be Eco-Friendly

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There's nothing better than a swim in cooling waters on a stiflingly hot day. And when you have your own pool, you can cool down and swim peacefully at your leisure. Private pools have long been a symbol of wealth and status, although they're increasingly popular in all sectors of society as they've become more affordable. Although home pools are extremely desirable, some people are put off having one installed because of the environmental impact.

24 October 2017

Some Popular Material Selections Available for Exterior Bi-fold Doors

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Exterior doors are one of the most conspicuous components of any home. If you are planning to build a new home, it is important that you give careful consideration to the type of exterior doors you will install. There are different types of doors being commercially sold today in the construction market. This may make settling on a particular set of doors for your home exteriors rather confusing and difficult. If you are contemplating installing bi-fold doors, you should first be aware that they are not all made the same.

18 May 2017

Go Hard Or Go Home: The Advantages Of Choosing Hardwoods For Constructing Poolside Decks

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A poolside deck can add an extra touch of luxury and convenience to an already luxurious pool, and despite the advent of modern synthetic materials, timber is still highly prized for poolside deck construction. When built well, timber poolside decks boast beautiful looks and practical durability that few other materials can match—but only if you choose the right timber. Many less-expensive timber decks are made from so-called softwoods, such as pine, fir and spruce.

16 May 2017