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7 Advantages of Opting for Glass Splashbacks

Posted by on Mar 3, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Are you interested in choosing a glass splashback for your kitchen, but are not sure if it meets your requirements? Then you should take the time to find out more about the advantages that they offer. In doing so, you’ll have the information that’s required to make an informed decision regarding if glass splashback is a sensible choice for you. Here are some of the top reasons why glass splashback should be in your kitchen: Resistance to heat: This material will not be affected by the heat during cooking sessions that last for...

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Things You Can Expect In A Height Safety Training Course

Posted by on Feb 23, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Construction work can be one of the most hazardous occupations because of the constant need to work at heights, so safety and proper technique is paramount. If you own a construction company, you may have to ensure the safety and protection of all your workers by hiring a height safety training company. If you’ve never had any experience with this type of professional, here are some of the important services these safety training organisations can offer you. Heights Training — This is one of the most common services that a height...

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Buying Guide for Security Screen Doors

Posted by on Feb 17, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you are considering installing a security screen door in your home, there are different considerations that must be made to ensure that you get the best item. This feature is vital and should be capable of protecting your home from intruders, not just pests. This measure is the first line of defence and is especially important for people who like keeping the front door open for ventilation and light. Here are some of the main factors to consider before choosing a specific product. Security and Australian Standards While aesthetics are...

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3 DIY Plumbing Mistakes to Avoid

Posted by on Feb 6, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Nearly every homeowner occasionally engages in some form of DIY project. The most frequent projects involve dealing with some kind of plumbing installation or repair job. Many of these DIY projects do not go as planned because the homeowner made a mistake as they performed the work. This article discusses some of those mistakes. Wrong Pipe Selection Many homeowners buy the wrong type or size of pipe for their DIY plumbing projects. This results in the plumbing performing below expected levels or developing problems a few days or weeks later....

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Can Stainless Steel Kitchens Rust?

Posted by on Dec 8, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Stainless steel is a popular material for use in kitchens, both in kitchen fittings and appliances. While stainless steel is more corrosion resistant than most steels, under some circumstances it can form rust. Here is a guide to the likelihood of your stainless steel rusting. Steel grade Stainless steel is not a single type of steel but range of steels, which have different properties due to their different chemical compositions. The numerical codes indicate the steels composition with the 300 series have 0.15% carbon, at least 16% chromium...

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Replace Your Old Toilet Handle And Rod With A New One On Your Own

Posted by on Dec 5, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

All toilets need a handle and rod that work together to flush the toilet. When you push on the handle, it lifts the rod, which pulls on a chain that unplugs the valve to let water travel from the tank down through the toilet and your pipes. This is how a toilet functions, by releasing water into the toilet to push the water down into your plumbing pipes. A time may come when you need to replace the handle and rod for your toilet, as these can easily become eroded and damaged over time. You may even want a new look to your bathroom, so...

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Decorative Concrete Ideas From New Home Builders

Posted by on Dec 5, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

When it comes to concrete, most homeowners as well as commercial property owners tend to think of it as purely functional. This is largely because concrete is used as a pragmatic option rather than decoratively. However, this is not the only use of concrete. Although it is typically functional, it can also be aesthetically appealing. The basic structure of concrete when it is first laid down is quite mouldable. Therefore, it should not come as surprise that it can be used decoratively as well as functionally. Here are some decorative ideas...

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What Is Hydronic Heating and Why Do You Want it in Your Home?

Posted by on Dec 4, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Hydronic heating refers to a home being heated with water that runs through coils or small pipes under the floorboards. Rather than heated air being forced through vents and into a room, the floor itself becomes warm and in turn, the room is warmed from the ground up. If you’ve never heard of hydronic heating, consider the many surprising advantages it offers for a home. 1. No dust being forced through vents A home’s heating vents are notorious for containing dust, pet dander, and even droppings from mice and other pests. When...

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Benefits Of Having Polished Concrete Flooring In Your Home

Posted by on Dec 4, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

For the longest time, concrete floors were relegated to basements and industrial spaces. They were not easy on the eye and were simply resorted to for their durability. However, polished concrete flooring is now making an entry into residential spaces. Recent technology has increased their aesthetic appeal, making them able to compete with popular flooring choices like granite and marble flooring! If you have some reservations, here are some of the benefits that should make you consider getting polished concrete flooring for your home. They...

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Why You Need A Fence Around Your Swimming Pool

Posted by on Dec 4, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, in the 5 years between 1999 and 2003, 286 children drowned in Australia. Of these, 80% (229) were under 5 years of age. In most cases, their deaths were avoidable, which makes their deaths all the more tragic. Young children are mobile but are generally too young to appreciate hazards and cannot be relied upon to follow instructions, such as “Stay away from the water”, if they are unsupervised. The most common location of drowning of children under 5, between 1992 and...

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What Causes Electrical Problems in Cars?

Posted by on Dec 4, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Newer models of cars are now heavily dependent on their electrical systems in order to function well. Systems that run entirely on electricity include navigation (GPS) systems, window and door opening systems as well as the car starter. When there is a problem in the electrical supply, these systems will fail and the car will stall. This article discusses the major causes of electrical failure in cars. Dead Batteries Auto electricians say that most electrical problems in cars can be attributed to a faulty battery since it is the main source...

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