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How to Build a Greener Home Extension

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In the 21st century, climate change is one of the most pressing issues facing the planet. Because of this, many people are choosing to live their lives in greener ways, from cycling to work instead of driving to recycling as much as possible. But when you want to build an extension on to your home, is this always going to be a problem for the planet, or are there ways that you can make the construction project a greener one? Read More»

3 Critical Considerations for Choosing a New Cooling Tower

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The cooling tower is an advantageous heat rejection device in commercial cooling applications. Basically, this type of system is designed reject the waste heat in business operations to the atmosphere through evaporation. In simple terms, water is used to absorb the heat from the HVAC systems or even industrial machinery. The heated water is cooled by air as it passes over an area known as fill. This is a structure that breaks the droplets of water to increase the surface area for evaporation. Read More»

Splashback Maintenance | 3 Steps To Remove Curry Stains From Your Glass Kitchen Splashback

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A glass kitchen splashback creates a look of unrivaled beauty thanks to its clean lines and aesthetic simplicity. But this elegant glass splashback will begin to look old and unsightly if you allow stains from cooking to embed themselves deeply into the surface for too long. Curry stains are typically more stubborn than other types of food stains because of the amount of spices involved in cooking them. Follow these steps in your quest to remove curry stains from your glass kitchen splashback. Read More»

Exterior Home Renovations: Top Tips for Transforming Your Patio Area

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Planning for a renovation project presents an opportunity for you to increase both the functional and aesthetic appeal of your home. While so many homeowners often focus on remodelling their interior space, very few give enough attention to transforming their outdoor space. Here are a few essential tips you can follow when you are giving your patio a makeover. Entryway It is essential for every patio space to have a doorway. Read More»

What's the Best Material for Tiling a Shower?

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Tiled showers are attractive, practical and a relatively inexpensive way to update your bathroom - but with so many options on today’s market, it can be difficult to figure out which surface type to choose. To help you out, we’ve had a look at the major pros and cons of three of the most common shower tile materials. Ceramic: Most shower tiles are ceramic, and there are some great reasons for that: it’s light, it’s affordable, it’s easy to lay, and it comes in many shape or color options. Read More»

Features to Include in Your New Custom Built Home That Will Increase Property Value

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When you are building a new custom built home, you not only want it to include features that will make it functional while you are living in the property, but you also want it to be resalable in the future. This means that you need to choose features for your custom built home that buyers on the market are known to pay extra for. This allows your home to be desirable to both you and the real estate market whenever it is listed. Read More»

Tips to Having Unique Garage Doors for Your Home

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When it comes to garage doors, most homeowners tend to view them as utilitarian aspect of their home whose only function is to gain access into their garage. However, considering how big these doors are, they contribute significantly to the visual appeal of your home. Therefore, rather than ignoring their appearance, you should try to make the most of them, and this in turn would enhance the overall aesthetics of your home. Read More»

4 Ways to Combine Natural Light With Privacy in Your Bathroom

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Bathrooms are one of the trickiest rooms in the house to get right. One of the difficulties of bathroom interior design is making sure that you have lots of natural light pouring into the room while also maintaining a modicum of privacy. Fortunately, there are some clever ways that you can create or dress a window to ensure that you have privacy when you need it and that there’s plenty of light as well. Read More»

The Noise That Annoys: Reducing Hydraulic Cylinder Noise From Heavy Construction Vehicles

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Working with heavy construction vehicles is necessarily a noisy endeavour, but that doesn’t mean that a contractor shouldn’t do all they can to reduce it. Excessive noise levels on a site don’t just make conversations more difficult—without proper preventative measures they can damage the hearing of both workers and nearby members of the public, and stiff legal penalties await contractors who run equipment which exceeds legal noise limits. When a construction vehicle or other piece of heavy plant machinery relies on hydraulic cylinder systems to provide power, the hydraulics can often be the loudest component. Read More»

Three Critical Elements to Assess Regularly in Commercial Pressure Boilers

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Boilers are important modules in various commercial applications. Basically, these closed vessels are designed to contain water or even other fluids for heating processes. When the liquid achieves the desired temperature or is vaporised, the heat energy can be used in diverse applications in your building. You can install this type of system for central space heating, large-scale commercial water boiling and even for sanitation purposes. On the other hand, you should note that the boiled water generates high levels of pressure within the boiler vessel. Read More»