Some Terms to Learn Before You Shop for Any Piece of Timber

Buying your own timber can seem intimidating; while all those boards and planks can look alike at the lumberyard, you may easily start to get confused by all the terms and phrases you see, and by the price variances as well. While a certain species of timber may be pricier because it's more rare or is not native to your area and needs to be flown or trucked in, the overall quality of each timber piece can also affect that price. [Read More]

Move-Out Cleaning: How to Clean Your Home and Get Your Deposit Back

If you are moving out of a house or apartment you have been renting, it is your obligation to make sure it is clean and the basic repairs are done. This ensures that you get most or all of your cleaning deposit back. In addition to basic cleaning tasks, make sure you complete the following cleaning as well. Clean Areas That Rarely Get Cleaned You probably already know to vacuum the floors, clean countertops, and make sure the sinks and showers are sparkling. [Read More]

Building Maintenance Tasks for Old Warehouses

If your business has recently purchased an old or abandoned warehouse, you may already be aware of the issues these types of real estate purchases have. You may have things that need to be remodeled or replaced in order to fit your business needs. One thing you may not consider is the type of ongoing building maintenance you need to schedule. Here are a few options to consider, especially if your warehouse will be for storing goods during various weather conditions and under a variety of storage packaging. [Read More]

Select the Right Dewatering Option for Your Construction Project

Dewatering is one of the major challenges faced by construction teams across Australia. Before work can begin on apartment blocks, holiday villas or commercial properties, every site needs to be drained and made safe for construction crews to start their work. At the same time, the water that is removed needs to be stored and disposed of in an environmentally sensitive manner. It's an expensive process, making it vital to choose the right dewatering process. [Read More]