Four Tips for Converting Your Garage Into an Office Space

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If you find that you need a home office but don't have space inside your home, you might be considering using your garage. Many people don't use their garages much aside from storing various items, so it can be a great space to convert to an office. There are just a few things you need to do first. Here are some tips for converting your garage into an office space.

12 January 2016

Helpful Tips on Maintaining an Asphalt Parking Lot

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The life of a small business owner is filled with countless tasks and decisions that they must make on a daily basis. If your business operates out of a brick and mortar storefront, then the worry that you have is magnified. There are a variety of things that you will have to consider, but one that can be overlooked is your parking lot. In most cases, the accidents that happen at a business usually happen as a result of a poorly maintained lot.

8 January 2016

When and Why You Should Call a Private Certifier to Your Home

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A private certifier is someone who inspects and then issues a building certificate for a home or commercial property. This might be done before construction or renovation work, or before a person moves into a home they've purchased or had built. If you've been advised to call a private certifier to your home or are beginning any type of renovation work, note why such a professional is needed and when they need to be called.

8 January 2016

Top tips for making your staircase senior-friendly

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Whether you have elderly family members, or your own mobility is reduced, ensuring your staircase is safe for seniors to use is vital. Renovating a staircase can be expensive, however, so small improvements can help elderly stair-users remain safe without breaking the bank. Let's look at some helpful tips for making your staircase senior-friendly. Visibility As our eyes naturally deteriorate as we age, the visibility of potential hazards around the home is increasingly important.

6 January 2016

What Most Homeowners Overlook When Choosing a New Air Conditioning Unit

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If you're in the market for a new air conditioning unit for your home, you don't want to buy the cheapest model or assume that the most expensive unit is necessarily the best. It's easy for homeowners to overlook many features and factors when choosing a new air conditioning unit and wind up with one that needs repairs more often than they thought or that just doesn't work well for their home.

6 January 2016

Three Different Waste Types for Specialty Skip Bins

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Waste management is an important aspect to consider in both commercial and residential environments. The schedule for waste collection and disposal will determine the hygiene and even the aesthetics of your property. If you do not have established plans for the management of waste, your space might become littered. In addition, putrefying waste attracts flies and other pests, which are carriers of dangerous disease pathogens. One beneficial waste management tool is the skip bin hire service.

5 January 2016