Construction and Renovation: 4 Benefits of Using Plywood

Posted on: 30 August 2017

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

Posted on: 30 August 2017

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

Posted on: 30 August 2017

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

Posted on: 29 August 2017

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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