Marvin Anderson

  • 4 Facts You Need to Know About Building Design

    If you are thinking about designing a residential or commercial property, you may be wondering what you need to know before you get started. As you begin looking at designs and interviewing professionals to help you, you may want to know the following facts. Take a look. 1. Building Designers Aren't Necessarily Architects In Australia, the phrase "building designer" simply refers to someone who designs buildings. That individual or business is not necessarily a licensed architect, but the exact qualifications for building designers varies from area to area.
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  • Why you should choose wooden crates for your next shipment

    Should you use wooden crates or plywood boxes to transport your goods or property across country or across the world? Both wooden crates and plywood boxes are popular options used in the shipping industry. There are advantages and disadvantages to each choice, but overall, wooden crates are generally considered the better choice. They have numerous advantages over boxes, which can offer clear benefits for both the customer and the shipping company.
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  • Expecting a Baby? 2 Reasons You Should Tint the Windows on Your Home

    If you have recently discovered that you are pregnant, it is likely you will be doing a lot of planning. You will need to make sure you are in the best financial position you can be in, that you do everything the health professionals recommend to maintain your baby's health as your pregnancy progresses, and that you have modified your home in time for the new arrival. When thinking of modification, most people think about transforming a room into a nursery and adding other baby-proofing measures.
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  • Construction and Renovation: 4 Benefits of Using Plywood

    When you are planning to carry out construction or renovation work around your home, you may not have considered using plywood. Plywood offers a number of advantages over other types of wood. Below is a guide to 4 benefits of using plywood as part of your project. Plywood is a highly versatile material Plywood can be used in a number of different ways. Plywood panels can be used to line the interior walls of your home.
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  • 2 Areas Of Your Garden Where Asbestos Is Commonly Found Lurking

    If you've recently bought an older style home, then you're most likely aware of the need for an asbestos inspection of the building materials used to construct it. Asbestos is a naturally occurring mineral that was used prolifically in the construction industry before it was discovered to cause certain types of lung cancer and a deadly lung disease called asbestosis. Asbestos is harmless when it's intact, but if the material is broken or cracked, it releases the minute but incredibly harmful fibres which lodge in the tissue of the lungs and cause disease.
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  • No Need To Sneeze: It's Time To Trim Your Trees And Reduce Your Spring Allergy Symptoms

    It was a mild winter in Queensland this year, and despite the first official day of Spring only being a few days away, buds and new growth already fill the neighbourhood trees. You suffer from allergies, so Spring is your least favourite season. Now that you have moved into a home of your own, there are a couple of reasons why your property could create havoc with your allergies. Relief is as simple as a tree trim away, and these are the reasons why.
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  • The retro renter's handbook: the key to avoiding messy drain backups in an old apartment building

    What's not to love about older buildings? They have so much character, so much history and they are also highly affordable compared to new buildings. However, they also come with a host of vintage problems! The occasional howling windows, back in the day appliances and the less desired toilet backups are just a few. Plumbing problems in old apartment buildings can be common due to the cumulative effects of heavy use over many years.
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  • Beyond Locking the External Doors: 4 Things Business Owners Need to Consider

    When you own a business, you probably pay a lot of attention to the locks on your external doors, but beyond that, it's critical to think of security inside the building as well. Wondering what you need? Ideally, you should have a commercial locksmith assess the situation and point you in the right direction. In the meantime, here are some ideas to keep in mind. 1. Offices Need Their Own Locks
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  • How Much Will Your New Carport Cost?

    If you have purchased a new vehicle but have insufficient garage space, you should think about setting up a carport. This simple structure will protect your car from the elements and provide extra storage for other items such as bicycles, ATVs and motorbikes. In general, carports are in expensive in comparison to building a new garage or extending your existing one. However, the project is still quite significant, so there are substantial financial implications.
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  • Two Ways To Save Money When Having A Pool Built

    As winter winds down, many kids are already looking forward to getting back into swimming during the spring and summer seasons. Now that you have enough money to have an inground pool built at home, you want to make sure you get the best bang for your buck. There are several ways you can reduce the impact of the new pool on your wallet; you just need to be careful in the planning and design stage.
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