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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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Read Article: Owner Builders Beware - Special Selling Requirements

Owner Builders Beware - Special Selling Requirements

Owner Builders selling homes within 7 years of a Licence need to to obtain Owner Builder Indemnity Insurance. Houspect can produce the required report that enables Owners Builders to secure the required insurances.

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Read Article: How Stage Construction Inspections Protect Your New Home - NSW

How Stage Construction Inspections Protect Your New Home - NSW

Don't let the process of building your dream home become a nightmare. Contact a reputable, experienced professional building inspection company before your project begins to learn more about how stage construction inspections protect your interests throug

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Read Article: Dealing With Mould in the Home

Dealing With Mould in the Home

Did you realize that mould found in the home is dangerous and in extreme cases it can call serious illness and death?

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Read Article: The Importance of Soakwells on Western Australian Properties

The Importance of Soakwells on Western Australian Properties

Soakwells are a critical part of every home. They need to be installed to ensure your legal obligations are met but more importantly to ensure you home is protected.

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Read Article: Weep Holes - Where Tears Come From?

Weep Holes - Where Tears Come From?

Weep Holes. A Critical Part of your home. Make sure they are installed so as to avoid future problems

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Read Article: What are Stage Construction Inspections, and Why are They Important? - Houspect NSW

What are Stage Construction Inspections, and Why are They Important? - Houspect NSW

Choosing to have a brand new home built should be an exciting and fulfilling experience; there are benefits which accompany the construction of a new home, however with these benefits come no small amount of added responsibilities.

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Read Article: Do you really know what a Collar Tie is?

Do you really know what a Collar Tie is?

Collar Ties - A fashion statement or integral part of your roof frame?


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