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Welcome to my blog. I'm Carrie and I would like to share some of the top tips I have learnt about construction and repair work in the home. My passion is for buying old property and carrying out work on them to bring them into the 21st century. I started out doing this a couple of years ago. I used some money I had inherited to buy a wreck of a place and if I am honest, I didn't have a clue what I was doing. I was really lucky to find some great contractors who helped me out a lot and taught me lots of very cool things.

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Are You Properly Maintaining Your Septic Tank?

27 January 2020
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If you live in a rural area that is not connected to the sewer system, then you probably have a septic tank on your property. While you may know that you have a septic tank collecting all of your excreta and wastewater, how much thought do you actually give to that tank? It can be common to ignore the septic tank entirely until you start to notice a foul smell in the area and realise that there is a problem with it. Read More …

Top Tips to Help You Choose the Right Skip Bin Service

16 December 2019
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You can always use skip bins since they provide one of the simplest and effective solutions for garbage removal. Skip bins, otherwise known as Marrell bins, can be used for commercial and domestic applications in the management and disposal of different kinds of waste. The popularity of skip bins has also been due to the fact that they're available in different capacities and sizes to suit all kinds of projects. Read More …

The Amazing Advantages Of Choosing Timber Supplies For Your Cladding

29 November 2019
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Admittedly, timber supplies have been around for millennia. Nonetheless, this does not mean they are out of style. In fact, timber supplies are ever-growing in popularity due to the array of benefits that they offer. Thus, if you have the chance to build a custom home then you should consider integrating these supplies to the property. Although timber is typically employed for flooring it does not mean it is not just as functional for other applications. Read More …

Dealing With Bee Allergies: How to Keep Bees Out of Your Garden

24 October 2019
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If someone in your family is allergic to bee stings, then you'll do your best to keep them away from bees. However, this isn't always easy. You can't predict when a bee will come along. This can be a headache outdoors. For example, if you like spending time in your garden, then you may worry that the person with the allergy will come across a bee that is after some of your plants. Read More …

Concrete Sealing 101: Key Steps Involved in the Concrete Sealing Process

10 October 2019
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Owing to its incredible strength and durability, concrete is one of the most widely used paving materials. But this is not to say that the material doesn't need protection. When the surface of concrete paving is exposed to the elements, such as rain, snow, UV light, and salts, it may suffer from cracking, scaling, and other concrete problems. This may compromise the structural soundness of the paved structure.  Concrete sealing is designed to protect concrete surfaces from the elements, thus preventing costly damage to the concrete and increasing its durability. Read More …