brick paver Home Improvement 

Why Should You Add Pavers To Your House?

There are many materials used to create hard surfaces such as patios, walkways or driveways. Pavers have been used over centuries. Cobblestone pavers were popular historically and used for many old cities’ streets. Bricks have also been used for a long time in construction and for pathways. Pavers that are commonly used nowadays have advanced to having many shapes, sizes, colours, and textures. Many homeowners add pavers for their patios, swimming pool decks, and decorative purposes. Here are some reasons why you should use pavers for your house. Many Designs…

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waste Home Improvement 

Three times that you really should consider hiring a skip

  We all have things that need to be thrown away, and normally taking these to the local waste recycling centre is not the biggest issue.  However, there are times when what needs to be thrown is a lot more than a simple item or two that can be thrown into your car.  So we’re going to take a quick look at three reasons you might want to call a skip bin hire company for a quote. Emptying or moving house Moving house is a great time to declutter and…

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Baffles wall Home Improvement 

Five reasons you might want to install soundproofing in your home

These days’ keeping quite is a science.  There is so much more to keeping noise at bay then simply building thicker walls that there is a whole industry dedicated to ensuring peace is maintained at all times. There are numerous professional applications for sound insulation in a business environment, but there are also a lot of reasons you might want some in your home. Noisy neighbours Let’s get the classic out of the way first.  Most of us live in large cities or towns where we are forced to live…

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excavator Business Home Improvement 

Is it worth hiring a professional excavation company?

Most people will find themselves with a spade shifting earth at some point in their lives and normally this is just a minor effort that is classed as gardening. However, if you own acres of land of have some significant landscaping requirements then that humble spade starts to look a little insignificant. There are quite a few options available to you to solve your problem, and we will explore the most prominent in a little more depth here. Should I try clearing the land myself? There are a number of…

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nature tree Home Improvement 

Basic tips and considerations for tree removal

Trees are wonderful things; there can be no denying that.  We owe out continued existence to them and they provide us with natural resources and natural beauty.  However, there are times when we need to remove them for various reasons.  It could be blocking a site that requires developing, it could have grown too big and be unsafe, it could have died and pose a danger or many other reasons.  If you have decided that the tree requires removal, then there are several points you need to consider before deciding…

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bricks Home Improvement 

Modern Stonemasonry and Limestone Restoration

Stonemasonry is undoubtedly one of the oldest trades on the planet; with examples dating back almost as far as evidence of civilisation can be traced.  With countless examples of incredible stonework found throughout history, it is little wonder that the craft is still prominent today.  Modern times have caused stonemasonry to evolve as new tools become available and demand has shifted focus.  Whilst there is still the need for more large scale building projects, stonemasonry now has a whole range of intricate, smaller applications of the trade.  There are a…

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pool swimming Home Improvement 

What to do with an old, dilapidated swimming pool

Owning your own swimming pool is a luxury that countless people dream of.  Unfortunately there are many countries in the world where an outdoor pool just isn’t a viable option, but luckily for us Australia isn’t one of them!  Our climate means that there is very little stopping us from having outdoor pools if we so wish and thousands of homes across the country already do.  But what if you buy a new house and it comes with a drab, dated and frankly disgusting looking pool hiding in the back…

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