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How To Clean Venetian Blinds At Home     by   Jessica Jones

15 June 2018

The air passes through your venetian blinds daily with air dust, pollen, allergens, dirt, etc. But how often do we get venetian blind cleaning done? It is recommended by blind cleaning professionals that you get them cleaned once every month and dust them daily...

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Is Your Security Alarm System NBN Ready?     by   Crown Security

15 June 2018

Much has been said and written about the National Broadband Network or NBN - a countrywide infrastructure project which promises a new era of faster, more reliable telecommunications and internet connectivity for homes and businesses...

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Demystifying Timber Floors     by    (not verified)

15 June 2018

The process of choosing, laying and coating a timber floor without error can be confusing. If not completed correctly it can not only ruin the look of the floor but also be extremely costly, time consuming and a headache to rectify...

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Case study: Kinship      by   Adelle King

14 June 2018

Green buildings, which incorporate the principles of sustainable development are becoming increasingly popular in Australia and now represent 34% of the total share of construction activity in the country, according to Dodge Data and Analytic’s World Green Building Trends 2016 SmartMarket Report ...

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How to: Refresh the garage door      by    (not verified)

14 June 2018

When deciding on a DIY job around the home, sometimes the smallest project can make the biggest difference. The garage door is one of the most visible external features of the home and extreme weather and frequent use can leave the paint to peel and appear worn and weathered...

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Homes Spa Design Ideas     by   Derek Lotts

13 June 2018

You love going to the spa, but you simply don’t have enough time to pamper yourself with this kind of luxury every day. Luckily, we have a quick solution for this – make your own spa room at home. You like the idea, don’t you!?...

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Future city skylines     by   Adelle King

12 June 2018

Architecture and technology are advancing rapidly and this is impacting on our cities, changing the way they look and feel. At the same time, urban populations are growing and by 2050 it is predicted that 66% of the world’s population will live in urban areas, compared to 54% today...

Building Construction Process: Top 5 Essentials     by   Derek Lotts

11 June 2018

While pre-planning and pre-preparation to some constructors might seem like a waste of time, it’s actually crucial for a successful building process. If there’s no solid plan in advance, it’s highly likely you’ll end up wasting a large portion of your budget and breaking through all the deadlines...

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How to weatherproof your home     by    (not verified)

08 June 2018

It’s been mentioned in previous posts on this website that energy use and sustainability are growing concerns in Australia, and as a result there has been increasing emphasis put on the importance of incorporating ‘passive design’ in house design and renovations...

What are the benefits of Hydronic Heating?     by   Melissa Hamler

06 June 2018

Hydronic heating, also known as radiant heating, is gaining popularity and there are a growing number of people who are choosing to install this type of heating system in their commercial and residential establishments...

Match your fire pit to your garden style      by   Adelle King

06 June 2018

Last month we published a post about the results of the 2018 Adbri Masonry Great Australian Backyard survey that found backyard designs are inspired by holiday destinations including the Hamptons and Japan...

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Why do you need ducted heating cleaning done before winter?     by   Tom's Duct Cleaning

05 June 2018

Winter is just around the corner and we at Tom’s Cleaning Air and Ducted Heating Cleaning Services would strongly advise you get ducted gas heating up and running for the following reasons...

Winterfy your garden      by   Adelle King

04 June 2018

Some gardeners use cold weather as the perfect excuse to take a well-earned break from their garden, however, horticulturist, garden writer and TV presenter Melissa King says there is little downtime for gardeners in winter despite it being a slow growth season...

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How to Choose a Good Custom Cabinet Maker     by   Mark Stanley

03 June 2018

Creating the cabinets of your home is a herculean task. From modifying dimensions of your closet to fit the size of your space to build your design from scratch, it is supposed to last as long as your house stands...

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Winter maintenance     by   Adelle King

01 June 2018

Temperatures are beginning to fall and today marks the first official day of winter for Australians, the season where home maintenance tasks you’ve been putting off become apparent...

4 Tips on Decorating Your Lighting     by   Robbie Nevens

31 May 2018

When your whole living space is decorated with amazing seats, astonishing kitchen space and a breathtaking scene from your porch and windows, you might think to yourself that something is missing...

Case study: The Cape     by   Adelle King

31 May 2018

In May, the Department of Environment and Energy published new quarterly emissions data that showed greenhouse gas emissions increased 0.8% in the December 2017 quarter...

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The industry tricks to choosing bricks     by    (not verified)

30 May 2018

From a tiny rectangle, comes the single largest style component of your whole house, bricks. With the ability to set, transform and add depth and appeal to your new home façade, it’s important to get them right. Below, builder Henley shares the top three brick selection tricks. 1...

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5 Reasons Why You Should Buy an Evaporative Air Conditioner     by   Mark Stanley

29 May 2018

Temperatures nowadays are slowly rising everywhere; the high rise cities give the winds a hard time to cool the city entirely, or even how the black pavements in your subdivisions increase the temperature as well...

Business Benefits for Fabricators with Structural Steel Detailing Services     by   Jackie Chotai

24 May 2018

A building goes through several stages before its execution on-site. When concept design stage gets over and the building is ready to be erected there are Structural Drawings needed to study and create structural details, which in turn are responsible for the durability of a building/structure...

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