DIY Concrete Cutting: How to Achieve the Perfect Concrete Saw Cut

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If you are undertaking a DIY concrete cutting project, it is essential to understand that the task requires more than just renting sawing equipment and possessing some handy skills. Concrete cutting is a challenging task that requires utmost precision and patience to achieve the perfect cut. However, this does not mean you cannot get the best results unless you are a professional. By practicing proper techniques, you can have concrete slabs that have been cut to precision.

9 May 2017

4 Dog-Related Problems that an End of Lease Cleaner Can Cope with Better than You

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For owners, dogs can be the most important part of their homes. However, you might find that the people who occupy the property after you aren't so keen on the things they leave behind, and your landlord may refuse to return your full bond if the dog has left any signs. Even if they do return your bond in full, it's only polite to make sure the property is just the way you found it when you leave it; after all, it was nice of your landlord to allow pets in the first place.

8 May 2017

Building Supplies You Could Consider As Stair Coverings

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Concrete tends to be a preferred building material due to the inherent strength that it has. As such, you will find it used in an assortment of applications around your structure including stairs. However, despite the enhanced sturdiness of concrete stairs, it should be noted that leaving them unfinished could make them much harder to maintain as compared to their timber counterparts. If the concrete stairs are not covered with a suitable material, they can be prone to cracking, which results in premature deterioration.

8 May 2017

Ways to Prevent Water Damage to Bathroom Mirrors

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Mirrors are a great addition to any modern or contemporary style bathroom. Bathroom mirrors reflect images when looked into, but they can also perform so many different functions, including reflecting light to brighten up the space and for decoration purposes. But given that bathrooms are wet areas, bathroom mirrors are often susceptible to water damage. Water can drip under the edges of the mirrors and leave some dark, unsightly blemishes behind.

8 May 2017

Don't Overlook These Important Factors When Hiring for Your Warehouse

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You may not give much thought to your warehouse hiring, as those who work in a warehouse as pickers and packers or as stockpersons may not need many specialized skills or training. However, this doesn't mean you don't want to be selective about the persons you hire, as proper handling of your materials as well as maintaining a correct inventory is very important for your overall business. Note a few things to look for when hiring for your warehouse.

25 January 2017

Inorganic Soil Amendments Needed When Constructing Sporting Fields

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If you want to construct a playing field in your school, you need to give precedence to two things. First, grass must be able to grow on the turf generously. Second, water must flow from the playing turf so that it doesn't clog the ground and compromise player efficiency. Both of these factors rely on the physical and chemical attributes of the soil. Inorganic soil amendment will give your soil the desirable characteristics for a good quality playing field.

5 December 2016

How to Avoid Spreading Germs When Clearing a Blocked Drain

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Some operators of restaurants inadvertently spread germs to food preparation areas as they clear blocked drains in their kitchens. This article discusses some precautions that you can take to avoid contaminating the areas near the blocked drains during the clearing process. Brush Size The diameter of the brush that you use when undertaking blocked drain clearing may contribute to spreading germs in your commercial kitchen. For instance, a brush whose diameter is larger than the diameter of the drain can lead to the spread of germs within that kitchen.

2 December 2016