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Truckers: 5 Tips to Prevent Back Pain

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Many drivers complain about back pain from their daily commutes, but if you’re a truck driver, you spend way more time driving than the average commuter. That can be torture on your back. To protect yourself from back injuries and strains, take a look at these tips. 1. Replace Worn-Out Seats The quality of your truck seats has a huge impact on your comfort. You need the seat to support you so that your muscles don’t have to, and when the seat isn’t supportive, your muscles work overtime, leading to strains or sprains. Read More»

How to protect your outdoor decking from termites

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Having an outdoor deck in your garden is a really wonderful feature that can be used for summer evening barbecues, cocktail evenings, and a safe place for the kids to play. What isn’t quite so great about a timber decking is that, if you don’t take certain precautions, it could wind up infested by termites that simply love wood, and that could spread to other parts of your home and garden. Read More»

The Different Stages of Constructing a Pump Station

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Pump stations are facilities which house pumps which are used to transport water or sewage from one location to another via a network of pipes. If you are planning to have a pump station built on your property, you may be wondering about the different phases of construction undertaken during the project. Below is a guide to the various steps a construction crew will take during a new pump station construction. Read More»

Bringing (Half) The House Down: Things To Consider When Planning To Demolish A Semi-Detached Home

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There are many good reasons an individual, family or development company might wish to knock down a building, from the prohibitive costs of renovating older properties to planning permission changes and simple property tax reduction. However, demolishing a building can also be a complicated process to arrange, and it can be particularly complicated if you are knocking down half of a semi-detached, maisonette or duplex house. Naturally, knocking down half of a free-standing building and expecting the remaining half to remain habitable and structurally stable requires careful planning and effort, and there are a number of pitfalls that can befall the unwary. Read More»

Residential Construction: Simple but Practical Tips for Reducing Your Building Expenses

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Building a home is a beneficial choice in comparison to purchasing a finished structure. The process will allow you to customise your house to match your personal preferences and lifestyle. In simple terms, you can incorporate speciality elements and features which would not be found in a standard home. Unfortunately, the cost of building a house from scratch can be expensive, and you might find the total expenses overwhelming. If you are concerned about the financial aspect of your home construction project, you should use the below-outlined tips on reducing your costs. Read More»