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  • How to Augment Security at Your Office's Entrance


    Although the vast majority of offices and other places of work remain relatively crime-free in Australia, break-ins do occur from time to time. In some cases, this is because inadequate security measures have been taken to safeguard offices during the night. Windows and other entry points should all be looked at anew from a security point of view. However, far too many office managers overlook their entrances. After all, this is the usual place for people to come in and go out of an office.
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  • 4 Plumbing Problems That Require Professional Attention


    As a homeowner, it can be difficult to know whether a plumbing problem is something you can tackle yourself or whether you need to call out an emergency plumber. Here are four situations in which it is always best to call in the professionals. 1. Leaking Pipes There are many products on the market that claim to be able to seal up leaking pipes, but these repairs often fail relatively quickly.
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  • Types Of Benchtop Materials For Your New Kitchen


    Planning the kitchen for your new home involves numerous choices for cabinetry, splashback and flooring. One vital component is the benchtop. Taking up such a large area, it has a significant impact on the aesthetic of your kitchen; plus, it needs to be durable enough to withstand daily use. Here are several materials to consider. Natural Stone Counters Stone introduces a natural element into the kitchen, with its beautiful flecks and mottles.
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  • Why use an engineering services company?


    Do you need your manufacturing equipment maintained or modified to accommodate a new product? Perhaps you need new tooling manufactured or a component reverse-engineered. Whatever your business needs, finding a good team of engineers can make the difference between success and failure. While some projects can be managed in-house by your own company, there are other times that you will have a large engineering project which needs to be completed but for which you either don't have the required skills or find that it is draining significant resources from your company which you want to deploy elsewhere.
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  • How to Make Fire Doors Work in Healthcare Settings


    Patient safety is paramount in any healthcare setting, and that doesn't just stop at the medical services themselves. Healthcare managers also need to consider the risk of fire and how to protect patients from it. Fire doors are the best way to compartmentalise a hospital or clinic, keeping fire contained and giving patients the best chance of evacuating without suffering smoke inhalation or burns. Of course, fire doors need to function as actual doors too.
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  • A Guide on Civil Works Safety.


    As a civil works contractor, you must protect your employees, customers and members of the public as you conduct building works. Employee and third party injury claims can run down your business. Other than having an insurance cover, below are a few safety tips to observe as you conduct civil works.   Machine Maintenance Below are a few machine maintenance tips; Regularly inspect tools such as drills and jackhammers—vehicles and earthmovers must be inspected and serviced according to the manufacturer's specifications.
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  • Ways to Prevent Damage of Waterfront Property


    Properties overlooking the sea or any large body of water are usually highly coveted for their breath-taking views of wonderful sunsets and sunrises and cool breezes on hot and humid days. They, however, stand the risk of damage from harsh weather elements such as strong winds, heavy rain and sometimes flooding. Working with a marine contractor, you will get professional help on ways to protect your property from damage. This article will explore several measures you can take to always keep your waterfront property safe.
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  • Overwhelmed With Choices? How to Choose the Right Home Electrical Repairs Specialist


    Buzzing sounds, flickering lights and the smell of burning plastic are all signs that you require urgent electrical repairs in your home. If left unattended, electrical issues have the potential to damage your household appliances and other domestic electrical equipment. Plus, they may also trigger fire incidents, leading to extensive property damage. While there are several electrical experts out there, they are not created equal. With the overwhelming number of choices available to you, finding the right electrician for your electrical repair work can be a daunting task.
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  • Building Your First Custom Home? the Case for One Level Design


    Building your first home can be exciting, and there is a lot to consider in the planning and construction journey. Other than the type of materials to use, the number of windows you need and where to place them, perhaps the most important consideration is the design of your home. The decision to build a custom house comes with the freedom to choose a design that will suit your lifestyle and include custom elements that work within your budget.
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  • Two Situations in Which You Should Demolish Rather Than Restore a Building That Has Subsidence


    If a building that you own has subsidence and you are in one of the situations described below, you should consider getting the property demolished by a demolition contractor rather than attempting to restore it. The house has sustained extensive damp damage as a result of deep cracks in the foundation If a building's foundation has been badly damaged as a result of the movement caused by subsidence, then it is very likely that this damage will have created many other serious problems that could be difficult and incredibly expensive to fix.
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