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Choosing the Perfect Roof Insulation for Your Residence

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Did you know that a large percentage of your household energy expenses are on cooling and heating the house? This even increases when you cool or heat a home that isn’t insulated, compared to one that has roof insulation. Without insulation, your house will lose heat via the roof during winter and gain more heat in summer. This increases the energy bill since you will be heating and cooling your home and the surrounding environment, rather than where you dwell. Read More»

Two tips for those who will be renovating a property

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If you’ll be renovating a property soon, here are a couple of tips that you should bear in mind. Make sure that any dust-generating tasks are completed before the painter arrives Lots of renovation tasks produce dust; things like sanding down cabinets, sawing pieces of wood and drilling into plastered walls can all lead to dust particles floating around the rooms in which these activities are carried out. When this happens, it may take a few days for the renovation team to remove the dust, as they will have to wait for the airborne particles to settle onto surfaces in these rooms before they can use a hoover and some damp cloths to get rid of it. Read More»

How a Sand Filtered Septic Tank Helps You Irrigate Your Garden

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If you’re an avid gardener, then you nurture your garden and get a lot of pleasure from growing things in it. However, there are times when you can’t care for your lawn and plants as well as you want to. If you regularly have summer droughts where you live, then watering your garden to keep it blooming is impossible. Local water usage rules may prevent you from watering your lawn or using sprinkler systems. Read More»

Custom Home Designs to Inspire the Architectural Drafting of Your Home Build

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Making the step towards constructing your dream home is an exciting venture. Not only are you saying goodbye to rental payments but you are also taking a hands-on approach to ensure that your house will have all the bells and whistles that you want for the rest of your life. And one of the first steps to bringing your vision to life is architectural drafting. Architectural drafting refers to the process of coming up with a custom home design to suit the style of house that you want. Read More»

4 Reasons Why Your Roller Shutters May Be Noisy And A Look At Possible Fixes

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Roller shutters are great for security and privacy as well as improving insulation. One of the problems associated with roller shutters, however, is the noise that they sometimes produce, because the sound can be quite distracting.  Highlighted below are some of the possible reasons why your roller shutters are noisy and what can be done about it. 1. Natural Aging If you have had your roller shutters a long time, they will go through the natural process of wear and tear, and especially if you have not been very keen when it comes to regular and proper maintenance. Read More»