Maintenance

DIY vs. professional insulation

What sort of insulation can you install yourself - and when might you need to hire a professional do the job properly? Find out more about what's required to install different sorts of acoustic insulation.

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Regulations
Insulation regulations

Insulation regulations

Depending on what the climate's like where you live in Australia, different regulations apply to the amount and type of insulation that needs to be installed.

Doors

Key-in-knob and key-in-lever locks

Door knobs and door levers, especially those designed for external use, often feature a keyed lock and barrel mechanism. Find out more about these types of door locks and how they work.

How to build a house

How a house frame is erected

After the site’s been fully prepared and the foundations have been put in place, the next step is to begin to put wall and roof frames up. How this happens exactly will depend on what it’s being built from – and how long it takes will depend very much on the way the materials are delivered.

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