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Some Effective Maintenance Tips to Help Keep Kitchen Sink Drains Clog-Free

23 February 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

When it comes to plumbing systems, taking a preventative stance it is always a smart move. Unfortunately, many people living in Australia only wait until they are faced with clogged plumbing drains to realise that they have not been giving their drains proper maintenance attention. One of the areas in the home that is notorious for developing clogging issues in the plumbing system is the kitchen sink drains. Kitchen sink drains usually experience high wastewater traffic, but more often than not, the wrong elements including leftover food, as well as cooking oil, fats and grease end up going down the drains together with the water. Read More …

Homes: Telltale Signs of Damp

22 February 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

One of the biggest problems that your home can develop is damp. Nevertheless, it is understandable that a large number of homeowners may not even be aware that their residence is facing damp problems since they do not know how to spot the signs of this issue. The first thing you should note is that there are different types of damp that your home can be affected with. Secondly, damp will manifest itself in various forms. Read More …

DIY Excavations: 2 Potential Hazards

22 February 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

If you are currently in the process of carrying out building or demolition work on your property, it is likely you will have to excavate and move soil and other materials. Clearing plots of land, levelling the soil, digging drainage ditches and installing septic tanks will all require excavation work of one sort or another. While hiring excavation equipment and carrying out the work yourself can be very satisfying and can also save you money, it isn't something you should enter into lightly. Read More …

Concrete Surfaces: Simple Core Drilling Tips for a DIY Project

22 February 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Concrete is an advantageous construction material for residential surfaces because of its high strength and resilience. On the other hand, this toughness makes the pertinent surfaces difficult to modify. In simple terms, you cannot make direct alterations to the hard concrete structure. Therefore, if you would like to install pipes, electrical conduits or data cables within a cured residential surface, you will need to drill the concrete material. Basically, this process involves the use of a core drill to create a hole and remove the internal cylinder of the concrete. Read More …

Snakes in the Drain! How to Avoid Sharing Your Pipes with Unwelcome Critters

21 February 2017
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Foreigners might think that Australia is a vast country filled with creatures that could kill them with a minimum amount of effort. You know better, although you still know that you need to share the country with a variety of critters, some of which have the potential to be dangerous. It's only really an issue when some of these creatures attempt to share your home with you. If it's only the occasional spider or small lizard, then this is hardly an issue. Read More …