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How to Add a Bit of Rustic Appeal to Your New Home

12 March 2018
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

If you enjoy a slightly rustic look to a modern home and are having a new home built, you might consider a few tips on how to add that rustic, "country" appeal to your space without making your home look like an actual log cabin! A few simple changes to the home's architecture or interior decor can bring in certain rustic elements while still keeping the home modern and updated. Note a few ideas you might discuss with your builder.
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What Can You Do About the Tree Stump Left Behind After Tree Lopping?

12 March 2018
 Categories: , Blog

If you recently had tree lopping service to remove a tree on your property, you might have tree stumps left on your property. Whilst some homeowners don't mind leaving a tree stump on their property, most people don't want that unsightly stump as a key feature of their home landscaping. Fortunately, you've got two other options available: stump grinding and stump removal. Read on to learn the most essential information about these ways to deal with a tree stump after tree removal.
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Two steps you can take to minimise the risk of thieves breaking into your construction site

12 March 2018
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

It can be extremely expensive to replace goods that are stolen from your construction site. As such, it's sensible to do what you can to minimise the risk of a thief breaking into your site. Here are two ways to do this. Don't ignore a damaged lock Managing a construction project is a very time-consuming activity. Because of this, it is all too easy to ignore seemingly minor problems. However, it is important not to categorise a damaged lock as a small issue and postpone calling a locksmith to fix it, as doing so could drastically increase the risk of someone stealing the valuable equipment that is kept on your building site.
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Granny flats no longer just for grannies

9 March 2018
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Across Australia, from city terraces to suburban blocks and acreages, property owners have long been building granny flats. It's no wonder, really. The granny flat can be used in a myriad of creative ways to bring greater utility and enjoyment to your home, and a real increase in property value. Now with the rise of web-driven alternative accommodation markets like AirBNB, a host of unusual spaces, from laundries to garden sheds, are being converted to granny flat style accommodation, with fantastic results.
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Planning Contractors and Construction Work

If you are planning to carry out construction work on the interior or exterior of your home, you should first take professional advice. My home is located on quite a steep hill and I decided that I would like to build an extension. Not only would this involve digging a new foundation, it would also involve backfilling some areas of land so the new extension would be properly supported. I decided to call my friend who works as a contractor for a construction company. He offered me lots of great advice and thanks to him the job was a complete success.

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