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What to think about when performing a reoccurring building inspection

A building inspection is usually connected with buying a new house to know if it's worth buying or not. These types of inspections are usually conducted by a professional inspector. A building inspection, however, is something you should do regularly to ensure that your house doesn't hide any nasty surprises in the form of major malfunctions or potentially dangerous wear. You can hire a building inspector for these types of inspections as well, but if you want to attempt to perform it yourself, there are a few things you should consider. Read More 

Stone Tile Buying Guide

Natural stone is a favourite building material, and with good reason. Tiles made of natural stone can be used for a variety of applications around the house. Stone tiles are made of different materials with different characteristics that make them suitable for different applications. It may therefore be difficult for prospective homeowners to choose between the various types of natural stone tiles available in the market. The information provided herein is of great benefit to prospective homeowners faced with this decision. Read More 

Choosing the Right Timber Floors for Your Home

The flooring you choose to have in your home will make a big difference not only to the atmosphere of the individual rooms but also to the value of the property overall. This definitely puts a little pressure on you to pick the right materials for the job, and although this guide won't give you the definitive answer you are looking for, it should definitely help to point you in the right direction. Read More 

Training Employees Of A Small Business To Deal With Small Fires

For a small business, a fire in their offices can be catastrophic. In fact, many small companies have unfortunately been put out of business due to fire damage. So the overwhelming majority of small business owners should take a cautious approach to fires breaking out. Large fires are cause for an evacuation of the building and a call to the fire service, but for small fires – such as a waste bin fire – the employees are expected to deal with them using the correct fire safety equipment, which must be in place by law. Read More 

Advantages of Solid Timber Doors Over Hollow Timber Doors

A solid timber door refers to a door that is entirely made from a single type of wood. Such a door has no space within it. This is in contrast to a hollow timber door; this door may be made from different kinds of materials and only the surface layer is wood. Solid timber doors have several advantages over hollow wood doors. This article discusses some of them. Better Sound Attenuation Read More 

About Me

General Contractors: From New Homes to Old Repairs

Hi, my name is Toni, and I love everything having to do with home repair and design. Over the years, I have done a ton of my own repairs, helped my friends and hired many general contractors. I have learned a lot about how to choose contractors, how to do easy repairs on your own, and when to stop DIY repairs and call the professionals. I wanted to share that information with others, and I love writing so I created this blog. In it, I am going to explore countless topics about everything related to contractors. I hope you and your home benefit from the information presented in this blog, and most importantly, I hope you enjoy reading.

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