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Woman and inflatable pool toy in pool

Fibreglass Pools 101: 2019 FAQ Guide

Brit McDowell July 12, 2019 - 4 min read
Woman and inflatable pool toy in pool

When it comes to building a pool, home owners have many questions on their mind. What type? Chlorine or saltwater? How big and where should it be installed? Heres every question you have on fibreglass pools answered.

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Glass Types in Australia 2019

Brit McDowell July 4, 2019 - 4 min read
Glass window and blinds in a home

Whether its for a shop display window, a shower screen or a window in your home, not all glass is the same. We look into the different types of glass commonly found across homes and commercial businesses in Australia, and which one is the best for you.

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The Cost to Build a House in 2019

Brit McDowell July 1, 2019 - 5 min read
Builder walking towards home

For many of us, building our dream house is something we hope to do one day. Regardless of the size, style and other features, building your own home can seem like an expensive and time-consuming thing to do. With a little planning and budget, it is achievable! Here are some common costs and other things to consider when building your own home.

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Before You Hire a Mini-Excavator…

Brit McDowell June 29, 2019 - 3 min read
Man in mini excavator landscaping

Many people shy away from renovations and other DIY projects that require heavy machinery, whether they feel the space is too small to accommodate the vehicles or it doesn’t fit the budget. A mini excavator is often a cheaper and easier way to begin those renovations.

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Is Concrete Better Than Cement?

Brit McDowell June 25, 2019 - 3 min read
Construction workers paving concrete

Many would be surprised to know that concrete and cement are not interchangeable. While they seem similar, they are used for different things when it comes to construction. So what exactly are they and what is each used for? When it comes to any construction job, make sure you consult a concreting professional.

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Types of Electricians in Australia

Brit McDowell June 21, 2019 - 3 min read
female electrician installing wires

Not all electricians work on the same types of jobs. In fact, there are several different types of electricians you may come across for different electrical problems you may have. So what is the best type of electrician to call for electrical lines, install light fixtures or in an emergency? We have come up with this handy list so you can tell the difference, and know who to call.

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How to Keep Timber Fencing Looking Like New

Brit McDowell June 15, 2019 - 3 min read
House with timber picket fence

Timber fencing provides a beautiful, natural addition to your home or property. Maintaining your timber fencing is important, not only to keep it looking new but to also ensure it stays standing for a long time. Here are our top 4 tips to keep your timber fence looking new.

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When to Call an Emergency Plumber

Brit McDowell June 14, 2019 - 3 min read
Running kitchen tap in sink

Not only can a problem with your plumbing cause discomfort, but it can also become costly if not fixed immediately. An emergency plumber is a qualified professional who can fix problems from the smallest of leaks, to larger and more serious issues which can affect your home.

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The Benefits of Split Air Conditioning in Australia

Brit McDowell June 13, 2019 - 3 min read
Person turning on split air conditioner unit with remote

As the weather cools down, you need a system to keep your home warm while also keeping energy costs down. A split air conditioning system can keep your home warm more effectively and is often a cheaper solution to traditional window air conditioning units. Find out the benefits to the split air conditioning unit, and why every Australian home should have one.

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