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  • Understanding Property Subdivision

    Whether you are looking for an investment property or just one to make a home in, there are many different and often confusing terms in the property market. A growing number of properties now are also being marketed and sold under the banner of property subdivision; these are called subdivision developments. These subdivision developments are a new breed of property and require a different set of knowledge when considering buying or renting one.
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  • 2 tips for budget-conscious people who want to build homes

    If you are planning to have one of the home builders in your local area build a house for you, but are on a tight budget and are concerned about the impact this might have on the construction project, here are some tips that you may find useful.  1. Design the house so that there is space to add expensive features in the future If you dream of having a house with a specific feature but can't quite afford the cost of adding it in right now, you might want to ask your contractor to design the house so that you can easily add this feature in the future.
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  • How To Choose Paint Colors And Other Design Elements For Your New Home

    While it might be exciting to have a home custom built, it can be difficult to know where to start when choosing all the elements for your brand-new home. So many choices need to be made. Particularly tricky is the choice of what paint color to choose for the walls and ceilings.  What you can do is first choose other design elements that provide more limited options and then move towards making final decisions about paint color.
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  • Why You Need to Be Cautious Before Ordering a Complete Home Demolition

    If you have bought a fixer upper which has certainly seen its better days, then you may want to completely demolish the building and create something more saleable in its place. After all, if the plot of land is valuable and it's in a great location, you need to maximise your investment. While you cannot wait to begin your new construction, why should you exercise some restraint before planning the actual demolition?
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  • Your Pool Pump Selection Guide

    If you are a new pool owner, you may find it quite a daunting task choosing a pool pump to match your pool's needs. Pool pumps are quite costly and making mistakes in the selection is something you will want to avoid. There's a range of options in the markets when it comes to pool pump solutions, which means you will have to narrow them down by evaluating a few key aspects.
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  • Edgy Design Tricks to Make Your Custom Home Build Pop

    The consensus among a majority of potential homeowners is that constructing a custom home will indubitably be more expensive than purchasing a pre-built property. However, what these individuals are not factoring into the equation is that by customising your property, you are more likely to spend the rest of your days in that house, which makes it a great investment for the long term. Moreover, with a few little tips and tricks, you can tweak your design plans to ensure maximum aesthetic appeal while still sticking to your budget.
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  • What to do if your home needs foundation work

    Your foundations may be out of sight but that doesn't mean you can afford to ignore them. If you need foundation work done on your property, you will need to talk to a qualified expert who will be able to explain exactly what is involved. If you have a problem with your foundation, then talking through your options with a qualified engineer is the best way to protect your home and ensure you get the foundation fixed before the situation deteriorates and further damage is caused.
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  • Effective Positioning of Water Diverters in a Wet Piping System

    One of the ways homeowners can reduce their water bills is by trapping and storing rainwater in storage tanks. However, with limited space available in most home compounds, most people opt for underground storage and piping system. Despite being able to save space, rainwater is susceptible to contamination under a wet piping system if the right prevention steps are not taken. At this point, water diverters play a critical role. However, for water diverters to efficiently perform, they must be placed strategically in the wet system.
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  • 3 Things to Know about Resin Injection House Underpinning

    There are several things that may be affecting the underpinning of your house. Your foundation may be suffering due to the soil, erosion from storms or issues with the house itself. If you are considering house underpinning, then resin injection may have been discussed as an option. Before you go with a resin injection method, there are a few things you should know and consider about the process. Soil May Prevent Resin Injection
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  • Discoloured Water—Is This A Plumbing Emergency?

    Having discoloured water running from your taps can be quite off-putting. If this is accompanied by a stench, you may find it challenging to use your running water for any household applications. Fortunately, not all discolouration immediately translates into contaminated water. Discerning the different signs can enable you to diagnose the problem and seek the best course of action to restore your water supply. So what are some of the different colours your water can turn, and do they constitute a plumbing emergency?
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