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How to Deal with Thermal Bridges Around Your Property

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If you run a commercial operation in a standalone property, then you need to ensure that your building is as energy-efficient as possible. If you do so, you can keep your costs down and make a difference to the environment by reducing the size of your carbon footprint. As you pursue these goals, you may have introduced the most efficient heating or air conditioning system and have trained your staff to use it wisely, but you may need to look for gaps around the shell of your property that could be causing an issue.

29 October 2019

Is It Time to Resurface Your Wooden Deck? Here's How to Know

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Nothing is more relaxing than chilling on your deck as you barbecue, read your favourite books and watch the summer days go by. However, you can only enjoy this outdoor space if your deck surface is in excellent condition. A worn deck is not only an eyesore, but it can also be dangerous if it caves. Unfortunately, you may not be able to tell whether your deck needs resurfacing until it's too late.

15 October 2019

Five benefits of driven piles

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A strong foundation will translate to a stable house. There are various kinds of foundation boring in the market. Pile foundation involves taking a vertical structure's weight to the more in-depth section of the soil. The upper part of the earth is weak and not ideal for pile foundation. Driven piles are long, slender columns that provide support or resist forces. You should hire foundation boring services for driving piles.

4 October 2019

Advantages Of Tinting Your Home's Windows

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While you may associate window tinting with cars, you can also tint the windows on your home. Doing so will provide a range of benefits. Read on to discover the advantages in more detail. Reduces Fading Of Furniture Large extensive windows might provide a spacious open feeling inside, but they also allow damaging UV rays to penetrate. Over time, the direct sunlight fades and discolours furniture and fabrics. Tinted windows reduce the beams and thus protect and prolong the life of your beautiful, prized decor items.

9 September 2019

Does Your Bedroom Need Built-In Wardrobes?

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Your bedroom is more than a designated sleep area. This space is also your haven and should be as pleasing as possible to you. Thus, it is unsurprising that you may have tried your best to personalise this room as much as possible so that it not only reflects your personality but also suits your needs be it a spa-like bathroom, mood lighting and a comfortable, large bed! But have you thought about your wardrobes?

5 August 2019

What You Should Know About Buying An Underpinned Building

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It can be quite daunting to put in an offer for a building that has had some foundation underpinning work done on it in the past. It's not so much of a big deal when you have the right information. For prospective buyers, here are a few questions to ask about foundation underpinning that will help put you at ease about buying that property. 1. Why Did The Building Need Underpinning?

16 July 2019

Factors to Consider When Transporting Heavy Equipment

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Bulk haulage has become part of the daily activities of most construction companies. Irrespective of whether you are considering adding extra heavy equipment for manufacturing processes or you have a specific heavy load, you cannot escape bulk haulage.  Even so, it can be a bit challenging for construction managers since it is not easy to get a reliable company to offer the required transportation services. However, it is crucial to understand that the conveyance of such heavy machinery should be handled with extreme care to prevent disasters.

28 June 2019

Problems You May Have With Your Tankless Hot Water Heater

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Electric tankless hot water heaters can save money on your energy bill. They can also save space in your home since you will not need space for a water tank. However, just like with traditional water tanks and hot water systems, there can still be repair issues. Here are a few of the hot water repairs you may face with your tankless system and what you need to know about each one.

29 May 2019

Qualities to Look Out for When Choosing a Retail Shop Fittings Company

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Retail shop fittings must be considered when you are designing the interior of your shop. They can either cause a decrease or increase in sales volume as they have an impact on your customers' experience at your shop. This customer experience can be defined as how easily a customer is able to access a particular product and how aesthetically appealing your interior organisation is to the customer. If you want to set up shop fittings that will boost your business, consider these qualities when choosing a retail shop fittings company.

20 May 2019

Why commercial marine contractors are the right choice for your project

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If you want to construct a building then your first visit would normally be to a builder or architect to discuss your proposal. There are, however, times when a traditional builder isn't going to be able to help you. When you are considering any form of marine construction then commercial marine contractors are the right people to advise you. They will have the expertise needed to cope with the unique circumstances of marine construction and will be able to complete work which a conventional builder would not have the experience or equipment to undertake.

4 April 2019