2018

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Harry's Home Improvement Blog

Hello, my name is Harry and this is my home improvement blog. Welcome! On this blog, I will be discussing many different home improvement and construction topics. I should explain that I am not a professional contractor. However, I have just come to the end of a home renovation project which took over 2 years to complete. During that time, I worked with dozens of different contractors in order to get my house into shape. I have spent hours working alongside plumbers, electricians, surveyors and roofing specialist. I learnt so much about their different trades that I decided to start this blog.

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Three Reasons Why Steel Piles Are Better than Concrete

22 October 2018
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

The structural integrity of your entire home depends on the strength of the foundation. When the foundation is well installed, the whole home will be stable for many years. On the other hand, if there are problems in the installation of the foundation, signs like new cracks, doors and windows that will not open as they did before and walls that are separating from each other will start to affect your building. Read More …

Automatic Gates—The 3 Types You Could Choose to Install

22 October 2018
 Categories: , Blog

Automatic gates are steadily phasing out manual gates for many reasons. To begin with, these gates offer a higher degree of security than their manual counterparts do because they have stringent measures for restricting access. Another reason why automatic gates are soaring in popularity is their operation, which also has features such as remote access via WIFI and built-in intercom systems. Thus, it is unsurprising if you are considering installing an automatic gate on your property. Read More …

Why You Should Opt for Full-Bathroom Waterproofing

4 October 2018
 Categories: , Blog

Due to gravity, water will always find the fastest and simplest way to trickle downward. As such, any weak points on your bathroom walls or flooring can result in the development of a devastating leak in your home. This is why most homeowners will opt for bathroom waterproofing. However, leaks are not the only reason why you should consider thorough bathroom waterproofing. Rather than simply opting to waterproof the flooring, it would be essential to have the contractor waterproof the walls and even the ceiling too. Read More …

3 Types of Sheets You Can Consider When Contemplating Polycarbonate Roofing

8 September 2018
 Categories: , Blog

Over the years, clear roofing supplies have become a favoured aesthetic in contemporary styled Australian homes. However, glass roofing can be exorbitantly priced, keeping it out of the financial reach of the average homeowners. But this does not automatically mean that you cannot enjoy the benefits of clear roofing on your property. Polycarbonate roofing supplies are a durable and flexible alternative to lass roofing materials.  They are a viable solution to any of your roofing needs since they can be installed on top of virtually any type of structure or enclosure including greenhouses, sunrooms, conservatories and more. Read More …

Why You Should Use a Professional for Your Pharmacy Fitouts

26 July 2018
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Retail shop fittings are one of the top needs when you open or remodel a store. This is especially true with pharmacy fit outs where you carry a wide variety of health and medical supplies. If you own a pharmacy, and you are thinking about handling the retail shop fittings yourself, there are a few things you should consider. One of the main considerations is why you should use a professional to handle the fitout instead. Read More …