What You Should Know About Buying An Underpinned Building


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

Problems You May Have With Your Tankless Hot Water Heater


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

Save Money on Commercial Refrigeration Costs With These Tips


If you run a grocery store, a convenience shop, a restaurant, a bakery or a similar type of business, you likely spend a lot of money keeping perishable items cold. Looking for ways to save on commercial refrigeration costs? Keep these tips in mind. 1. Check Temperatures Frequently Local health standards have guidelines on how often you should check the temperatures in your refrigerator, but you may want to check the temperatures even more often than recommended.

1 March 2019

4 Reasons Why Roller Shutters Have Become So Popular


Undoubtedly, roller shutters have become highly popular, and it's not difficult to identify the reasons. There are numerous advantages to installing a roller shutter that goes beyond security, such as energy efficiency, weather protection, and aesthetics. This post will outline reasons why smart roller shutters are the number one durable solution for all businesses and homes. 1. Security The first and most obvious reason for installing roller shutters is the excellent security they offer, giving your business or home that extra protection.

14 February 2019

Methods of Commercial Waterproofing


Commercial waterproofing is important to prevent leaks and damp. There are waterproof paints and wallpaper that can be applied inside your property. Contractors can also be hired to waterproof various areas inside and outside of your property. Wallpaper Waterproof wallpaper is generally used in bathrooms so that the walls resist the moisture in the air and any water that is splashed onto them.   Preparation paint Preparation paint can be used to create a primary coating against water.

26 September 2018

When Your Yard Oozes Pest Appeal: Why a Yard Full of Junk Is a Paradise for Pests


Junk has a way of piling up. A few garden clippings here, some old renovation debris there and a pile of leaves from your garden tree can create the perfect environment for pests. Read on to find out why you should keep your yard free of junk.   Termites Love Junk Food Old pieces of furniture, tree branches and garden clippings left on soil can attract the attention of a nearby termite colony.

16 May 2017

Why Should You Resurface Instead of Replace Your Asphalt Driveway?


Even the toughest of asphalt driveways can eventually become a little worn, whether by changing weather conditions or due to continuous use by heavy vehicles. In any case, you might eventually start thinking that your driveway needs to be replaced. However, few people take the time to think about having the driveway resurfaced instead. When a driveway is resurfaced, the top layers of asphalt are removed. Any repairs that are needed are conducted, and then replacement asphalt is poured in, but the underlying layers and foundation are not touched.

10 May 2017

Reasons to Opt For Fibre Cement Sheeting


The first aspect of your home that will begin to show signs of wear and tear is the exterior. Due to the constant exposure to the changing weather elements, your exterior flooring will gradually start to chip and crumble. Depending on the materials you used for your outdoor flooring applications, you will then notice a myriad of damages such as rot on wood, crumbling of stone and more. To prevent this damage, you should consider fibre cement sheeting.

9 May 2017

The Top Advantages of Frameless Bathroom Mirrors


Bathrooms are an extremely important part of any home. Usually, there are some basic fixtures you will need in your bathroom. Among the most essential fixtures to add in your bathroom are the mirrors. Before choosing a bathroom mirror, you need to consider your options because there are various types available in the market. One major decision you will have to make when buying a mirror for your bathroom is to choose between a framed and a frameless mirror.

8 May 2017

What to Do in a Plumbing Emergency


Plumbing emergencies often incite panic. However, if you remain in control, you can help reduce the damage to your home. The safest precaution for your home is to have a plumber's contact who is easily reachable. The steps below will help you handle a plumbing emergency as you call a plumber if the situation gets out of hand. Check Your Water Heater. In case of an emergency, it is advisable to switch off your water heater to prevent any damage.

2 December 2016