Category Archives: Building and Remodeling

How to keep your flooring in tip-top condition during construction work

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Protect your flooring from unwanted damage If you are carrying out construction work on a residential home, one of your biggest priorities will be to protect the existing fixtures and fittings and that means the flooring.You might even be construction a house from scratch or completely renovating a room, and have laid the floor before the ...

The simple guide to making a planning application

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Get the planning application right the first time Planning permission is the bane of construction. When you want to build something new; make a major change to a building; or even change the use of a building, you’ll have to submit an application and wait for approval before you can start. While it can take a ...

7 quick and easy tips to increase the value of your home

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You don’t always have to renovate or remodel your home to fetch a decent price. In fact, there’s plenty you can do yourself with just a few free days and a couple hundred pounds. Here are 7 quick and easy ways to add value to your home if you’re planning on selling. Have a de-clutter weekend Too ...

Six Awesome Interior Accessories

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Create a unique talking point in your house Making unique changes to your home can give it a personal touch as well as being an excellent talking point when you have visitors over. Whilst most of us won't have the space or budget to make ground-breaking design changes, some people have taken the plunge with spectacular ...

Building Compost Bins

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Building your own compost bin is easy, convenient, and inexpensive. Compost bin will help to make compost cleaner and faster than most compost piles. You can make one or more compost bin as you need and have your own compost apartment in case of no backyard. It also helps the environment by recycling unused stuffs ...

Replacing a Heat Detector

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Having a heat detector in your house especially in the kitchen area is good because the heat detector is a device just like a fire alarm device, which is designed to respond when the convected thermal energy of a fire increases the temperature of a heat sensitive element whereby its thermal mass and conductivity of ...

Removing a Fluorescent Tube

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Almost every household in the world uses fluorescent lights because it provides a lot of light especially during the night and uses less electricity. The fluorescent lights is also like any other bulb, which needs to be replaced after a long time of usage and if the bulb is burned-out. The fluorescent bulbs work once ...

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