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Read Article: Water Hammer: What is it?–How does it Happen?

Water Hammer: What is it?–How does it Happen?

If your taps are make strange sounds when turned on, it’s probably not a poltergeist haunting. The most likely cause is an issue called hydraulic shock, which is more commonly known as water hammer.

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Read Article: Smoke Detectors / Alarms – It’s the Law

Smoke Detectors / Alarms – It’s the Law

Having smoke detectors in your home will act as a potentially lifesaving warning system. Without smoke alarms you run the risk of not giving you and your family enough time to escape in the event of a fire.

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Read Article: New Homes – Lock Up Inspection - Staged Construction Inspections in WA

New Homes – Lock Up Inspection - Staged Construction Inspections in WA

If you are building a new home in WA another important construction inspection on the construction journey is the “Lock Up (and waterproofing)” inspection.

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Read Article:  Painting Bathroom Tiles – Affordable Renovation Option

Painting Bathroom Tiles – Affordable Renovation Option

When the cost of renovation is too much, a dash of paint can reinvent your bathroom. Painting bathroom tiles is a great way to change your decor at minimal cost. This is a DIY project you can complete without labour costs.

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Read Article: Wallpaper – Amazing Effects are Now Possible

Wallpaper – Amazing Effects are Now Possible

When new technologies come to the fore, it often opens up new possibilities for applications in multiple industries. The wallpaper industry, especially, has greatly benefited from technologies designed to bring breath taking visions to life.

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Read Article: Building on a Sloping Block

Building on a Sloping Block

A lot of homeowners avoid building on a sloping block. Doing so is a mistake. A sloping site presents the opportunity to create a beautiful home, so long as structures are secure and your landscape is properly designed.

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Read Article: Building a New Home Check Your Gutter Overflows Mechanisms

Building a New Home Check Your Gutter Overflows Mechanisms

When it rains in WA the water hits the roof, runs off the roof into the gutters, down the downpipes and into soakwells or storage tanks. But what happens when the volume of storm water is simply too great for the gutters to handle?

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Read Article: Pergola Options Adding Some Style to an Open Space

Pergola Options Adding Some Style to an Open Space

Pergolas are large structures that enhance your outside spaces. As far as architecture is concerned, pergolas are usually much more impressive than other outside structures such as arbors. The structure typically includes columns that support a roof with

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Read Article: Fire Pits – There is No App for That Thank Goodness

Fire Pits – There is No App for That Thank Goodness

Every landscape deserves a unique focal point; a place where you can gather with family and friends in style and comfort. In 2016 retailers, builders, and architects began noticing that a new trend was gaining traction.

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Read Article: New Home Construction - Practical Completion Check List in WA - Smoke Alarms

New Home Construction - Practical Completion Check List in WA - Smoke Alarms

Did you know that the transitional Smoke Alarm rules for post 1 May 2015 approved WA residential buildings end on 1 May 2017?

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Read Article: New Homes in WA - Roof Frame Inspections

New Homes in WA - Roof Frame Inspections

New Home - Staged Construction Inspections in WA – Roof Frames If you are building a new home in WA one of the most critical inspections along the construction journey is the roof frame inspection.

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Read Article: Heated Floors in Bathrooms (Heaven) – Not Expensive if Installed During the Build

Heated Floors in Bathrooms (Heaven) – Not Expensive if Installed During the Build

There is a general assumption among homeowners that heated floors are too expensive to make them worth considering. While there is a grain of truth in that, homeowners are not getting the whole story.

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Read Article: Soil Classifications – What it is and Why it is Important

Soil Classifications – What it is and Why it is Important

If you ask ten different builders to define the soil classifications on a piece of land, there is a good chance you will get ten different answers. That is not to say that those builders don't what they are talking about, however, classifications are comp

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Read Article: Subfloor Ventilation – Why it is Important

Subfloor Ventilation – Why it is Important

What many homeowners do not realise how much poor subfloor ventilation can affect both property and human health. When you are in a confined space, pollutants become denser. If your home is not sufficiently ventilated, property damage may become the least

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Read Article: Daylight Saving End = Good Time to Check & Prep for Winter

Daylight Saving End = Good Time to Check & Prep for Winter

Daylight saving's end is a signal that winter is coming soon and it's always a good idea to prepare ahead of time. Using daylight saving’s end as a start date for your prep will ensure that your property makes it through winter in good shape.

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Read Article: Why Pre-Handover Inspections Are a Good Idea - Houspect NSW

Why Pre-Handover Inspections Are a Good Idea - Houspect NSW

After all of the excitement, worry and stress of having your new home built are you really ready to move in ? Unless youve invested in a pre-handover inspection, the answer to that question may not be as straightforward as you think.

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Read Article: Bathroom Renovations - Pleasure or Pain?

Bathroom Renovations - Pleasure or Pain?

Bathroom renovations can produce bathrooms with stunning outcomes . It is hardly surprising that many home owners embark on construction journeys to transform tiered bathrooms. When it goes well it can go very well. When it goes bad, it can go very bad.

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Read Article: Exposed Aggregate - The wonder product for new and existing homes - but......

Exposed Aggregate - The wonder product for new and existing homes - but......

Exposed aggregate is very popular with new and existing homes and has become the preferred product to traditional cement and paving for many home owners. But buyer beware. There are a large number of doggy operators out there!

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Read Article: Dilapidation Inspections - Potentially a Great Insurance Policy if you are Building a New Home

Dilapidation Inspections - Potentially a Great Insurance Policy if you are Building a New Home

If you are construction a new home and there is the potential that your demolition and or construction works may damage your neighbours houses, a dilapidation inspection may be just the answer.

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Read Article: Renovating your Perth Home - Stop and Consider Before You Sign

Renovating your Perth Home - Stop and Consider Before You Sign

There are laws ion WA to protect Home Owners against unprofessional, illegal and unscrupulous trades people. Now your rights, use your protection and seek support form qualified Building Inspectors if your renovation does not proceed to expectation.


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