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Granny flats are one of the leading ways that many families are allowing their elderly family members to age in place. This means they can have nursing care, be near family, and still keep their privacy and lifestyle as an alternative to assisted living or nursing home care. Granny flats are generally built to suit, although some are ready for delivery and set-up on your property. Before you order your granny flat, there are a few things you should know that may be overlooked. Read More»
If you work in construction or any field where you have to do a lot of measuring, you may want to invest in a rangefinder. This laser scanning tool can help with a range of tasks. Here’s what to consider before purchasing one.
One of the first elements you want to check out is the accuracy levels. As a general rule of thumb, less expensive rangefinders are less accurate than their more expensive counterparts, but there are exceptions to the rule. Read More»
When connecting your home with electricity supply, you will need to install the right meter. Electricity meters are designed to help measure and record the amount of electricity that is consumed in the home for electricity billing purposes. The problem, however, is that there are several types of electricity meters available on the market, including standard meters, interval meters, accumulation meters, smart meters and so on, making the choice of an appropriate meter quite confusing for the average homeowner. Read More»
Getting a cover for your ute will help protect your cargo from the elements, from damage, as well as from theft. However, the secret is in investing in the correct type of ute covers, and with many of those in the markets, finding one may not be simple, especially for first-time buyers. One easy way to get the right ute cover is knowing the various types available and when to use them best. Read More»
Construction work is widely considered to be a high-risk occupation. Here are two ways that those with this type of job can stay safe whilst they perform tasks on a building site.
Take precautions to avoid falls from scaffolding
Falls from scaffolding account for a significant number of injuries within the construction industry each year. These falls are often the result of the scaffolding structure itself collapsing, but can also be caused by construction workers tripping over debris on the platform and falling out. Read More»