Category: Trades

Tradies National Health Month

August 27, 2015 - 2 min read

Diet, fitness and safety – these are some of the most important things to keep in mind on the work site. Read on to find out about Tradies national health month.

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Why test and tag?

August 19, 2015 - 1 min read

Are you a small business owner? Perhaps you just need some clarity on what testing and tagging is? When it comes to the safety of your business, your employees and your appliances, testing and tagging is essential.

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Common plumbing issues in old homes

August 10, 2015 - 2 min read

Older homes can have many hidden problems, including plumbing issues. here are some things to consider and look out for in older homes. You might want to give a local plumber a call to check some of these out.

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What trade do you need?

August 5, 2015 - 2 min read

Have a problem with your home, car, or even your garden but not sure who to call? Here’s the ultimate guide to know who to call!

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Detecting water leaks: where & how

July 22, 2015 - 2 min read

Think you might have a water leak? Whether you’ve been suffering from low water pressure or you’ve noticed a few damp spots in the kitchen cupboard, plumbing issues can be both wasteful and costly. They are often hard to detect, and in many cases you won’t know you have a leak until a massive water bill arrives. If you think your home may have sprung a leak, there’s a number of things you can do to find the root of the issue. We’ve done our research and provided a how-to guide when it comes to detecting a leak, along with a few plumbers who can help fix your troublesome pipes.

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Pros & cons of metal roofing

July 21, 2015 - 2 min read

Are you sick of your old tiled roof? Want to get a more modern structure that will stand the test of time? There are a variety of choices you can make when it comes to putting a roof over your head, each with their own pros and cons.

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Vital questions for your builder

July 17, 2015 - 1 min read

Tackling a large home project, and need to hire the expertise of a builder? New home builds and renovations are stressful enough, without having to worry about your contractors! So it’s always best to ask a few questions before hiring your builder, to ensure you won’t be left in the dark. You can weed out the bad eggs and find the right contractor for you, simply by being prepared. It could save you a lot of stress and heartache in the long run, so be sure you make note of these important, fundamental questions to ask your builder.

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Choosing the right electrician

July 17, 2015 - 1 min read

Whether you’re building a new home or renovating, you’re going to need the expertise of a range of tradespeople—including electricians. DIY is not an option here, in fact, it is illegal for you to take care of electrical work and issues yourself—even taking off a power point cover could leave you liable! So it’s essential to hire a professional.

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Roofing uncovered: tile vs. metal

July 16, 2015 - 2 min read

Like they say: out of sight, out of mind! It’s a little too easy to forget all about your roof when renovating or updating your home, but a new roof can actually greatly increase kerb appeal, as well as the potential value of your home.

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