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Why You Should Choose CFA Augers for Your Foundation Work

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If you have an ongoing construction project in a busy city centre location, then you will need to work as efficiently and practically as possible without causing too much disruption to the neighbourhood. Your work may need to go on throughout the working day when people could easily be disturbed in a nearby office or school, so you need to choose equipment that can get the work done easily but without a lot of vibration. Read More»

Do You Need a Chiller or a Freezer for Your New Restaurant?

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If you plan to open a new restaurant in your town or city, then you may be in the process of choosing fixtures, fittings and equipment. This is going to be a particularly large facility and you intend to have a good turnover, so you need to make sure that you choose top-quality gear. You certainly need to pay a lot of attention to your kitchen because this is where most of the action happens, after all, but you need to pay an equal amount of attention to your storage facility from a safety and durability point of view. Read More»

Subtle Asbestos Removal Safety Precautions That Recruits Normally Forget

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Although it has been 16 years since asbestos was officially banned in Australia, there are commercial and residential facilities that still harbour the toxic material. As a new asbestos abatement company, your role in the removal and safe disposal of asbestos couldn’t be more critical. It is especially the case if you consider the expert prediction that over 25000 people will die from asbestos-related illnesses over the next 40 years. That said, it is vital for recruits to observe care when removing asbestos from a building. Read More»

Three Simple Tips for Getting the Best Results from Your Structural Engineer

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If you are preparing for the construction of a commercial or residential structure, you should involve an experienced structural engineer in your project. In general, this professional will help you in establishing a durable and reliable building, promoting optimal structural performance. Consequently, you will be less likely to encounter challenges such as premature foundation failure, damage due to natural disasters and accelerated deterioration of the structure. Here are some crucial tips to keep in mind when working with a structural engineer during your construction project: Read More»

Top Benefits of a Good Air Conditioning System

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With the continual changes in weather conditions, an effective and reliable air conditioning system becomes more of a necessity than a luxury item for homeowners and businesses alike. The system benefits far surpass the initial cost of installation.  Here are some of the key highlights. Benefits for Homeowners Below are some key benefits of a normally functioning residential air conditioning system: Improves Indoor Air Quality Common outdoor allergens include pollen, dust, mould, pest droppings and much more. Read More»

Three Crucial Tips for Preparing for Farm Shed Construction

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A farm shed is an essential structure for farming operations. It is the perfect place for storing crucial agricultural items, including equipment, tools, feed and other essential resources. The shed will ensure that the items are protected from hostile weather and accelerated degradation. If your agricultural operation is lacking a farm shed or your old one is damaged, you will need to plan for the construction of a good structure. Your goal should be to have a durable, expedient and functional shed. Read More»

2 tips to keep in mind when fitting new hardwood flooring in your home

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If you have decided to get new hardwood flooring fitted in your home, here are some tips that you might find helpful. 1. Opt for engineered hardwood flooring if the temperatures and humidity levels in your home fluctuate a lot Engineered flooring is made up of multiple layers of wood, joined together with a strong adhesive, whilst standard hardwood flooring is comprised of a single, solid layer of wood. If you live in an area where there both cold winters and hot, humid summers, and as a result of this, the temperatures and the humidity levels in your home fluctuate a lot, then you should opt for the former instead of the latter. Read More»

3 Ways to Ensure Your Next Construction Project Is as Fire Safe as Possible

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While Australia has very strict building codes regulating all different types of safety measures, there is still room to be more proactive against the dangers of an indoor fire. Every year there are thousands of home and business fires in Australia; with a little extra protection in the design of these buildings, this number could be reduced and lives could be saved. Before any project begins, you should always discuss adding as much fire protection as possible. Read More»

Concrete Repairs Vs. Replacement: 4 Benefits of Repairs

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Cracking, chipping, scaling, delamination, efflorescence and spalling are among common problems and defects in concrete structures. Depending on the extent of damage, you may need to call in a damage contractor for concrete repairs or replacement. Concrete repairs are a viable option if the damage isn’t so extensive that it has compromised the integrity of the structure. If the structural integrity has been weakened, replacement is the better alternative. Here is a look at some of the benefits you can expect from professional concrete repairs. Read More»

Reasons to Use Polycarbonate Roofing for Greenhouses

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If you are considering running a sustainable homestead, then one of your main building projects is going to be a greenhouse. Greenhouses are helpful for your crops year-round, but in particular, they are beneficial in colder climates where the growing seasons may be shorter. If you are planning on a greenhouse build, then the first thing to consider is the roofing. One popular option is to go with polycarbonate roofing. Here are some of the reasons why. Read More»