Between Projects: In Praise of General Contractors

Use These Ideas to Create a One-of-a-Kind Balustrade

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Want to put in a balustrade that’s truly unique? Whether you’re decorating your home or your office, there are all kinds of options. For something novel, check out these ideas. 1. Skip the traditional balusters When you hear the word balustrade, a traditional wood banister with wooden balusters may be the first thing that pops to mind. In other cases, you may think of a wrought iron railing with some metal balusters. Read More»

How to Make Sure Your Emergency Food Stockpile Survives the Test of Time

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Whether it is floods, bushfires or cyclones, a natural disaster could hit your Australian home at any time. When crisis strikes, those who fare best are the people who were prepared. Even something as seemingly harmless as a storm could cause damage to nearby amenities like food shops. That’s why many Australians choose to ‘prep’ for such disasters by stockpiling food and household items. Having access to first aid and nutrients could be the difference between life and death if a crisis leaves you trapped. Read More»

3 Must-have Features in Your Cooling Tower's Design

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Cooling towers are a reliable method of air conditioning for large commercial buildings. Cooling towers use hot water, condensers and fans to help you regulate the temperature in the building. The design of the cooling tower is key to ensuring both optimal performance and ease of maintenance. Besides that, it can also help you minimise mechanical breakdowns. If you want to install a cooling tower for air conditioning in your commercial building, the following are some of the things that you should pay attention to when considering its design: Read More»

Tips for Choosing the Right Type of Road Line Marking Paint

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When investing in road line marking equipment, you need to choose the right type of paint as well as the right type of machinery. The wrong paint can easily peel, chip, or otherwise get damaged and especially under high traffic conditions or very severe weather. As with house paint or interior paint, not all mixtures are alike, so you need to ensure you know at least a little something about the materials that go into the paint itself. Read More»

Built-In Wardrobes | 4 Steps To Polish The Wooden Interiors Of Your Built-In Wardrobes

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Built-in wardrobes are excellent space saving solutions when it comes to removing clutter from the floors of your bedrooms because they conceal all your excessive junk easily. But over time, the interior finish of your built-in wardrobes may start to look dull and lifeless. Here are some smart steps to help you polish the wooden interiors of your built-in wardrobes for a rejuvenated appearance. Gather Your Materials For this wardrobe interior makeover task, you will need timber polish, medium-grade sandpaper, soap, water, lint-free cloths, a paintbrush, a vacuum cleaner and a pair of rubber gloves. Read More»