Considerations When Building A Raked Ceiling In Your Home

If you're building a new home or renovating, one way to give it a unique look is to use a raked ceiling that slopes rather than lying flat. Here are several considerations to bear in mind. Different Configurations A raked ceiling comes in different configurations. A double-raked structure has two slopes that reach a point, as a tent does. This classic shape, also called a cathedral ceiling, follows the contours of a pitched roofline rather than sitting flat. Read More 

How To Improve The Appearance And Performance Of The Concrete Floors In Your Apartment Complex

Are you responsible for managing and marketing an apartment complex? If so, you need to ensure that all the public areas are kept in first-class condition and look good in the eyes of both residents and potential occupants. Furthermore, as many of these public areas will feature concrete as a flooring option, you need to do what you can to address such surfaces from a practical and aesthetic point of view. Read More 

What Are the Benefits of a Mobile Scaffolding Tower?

If you have a certain amount of maintenance work to perform at different places across a building facade, you may be working out how to prepare for the job. You don't need to erect extensive scaffolding due to the random nature of the work, but you're not sure if a conventional stepladder would work either. Could a mobile scaffold tower be the answer in this case? Relying on a Mobile Scaffold Tower  Read More 

Tips for Hiring and Working With a Painter When Renovating Your Home

If you are renovating your home, you might be really excited about all of the changes that you are going to be making. You might be planning on working with a few professionals to get household renovations done, and one type of professional that you might want to hire could be a painter. These are a few tips for hiring and working with a painter when renovating your home. Consider the Benefits of Painting Read More 

5 Common Asbestos Locations in the Home

Asbestos was used extensively throughout Australia prior to the 1980s. It was considered a good material for reducing fire and heat damages, while also providing sound deadening and insulation properties. Unfortunately, it can also create health hazards that lead to cancer and respiratory illnesses. If you have an older home, it's important to know the areas that are most likely to contain asbestos. 1. Egress Sealant Sealants and caulk used around windows and doors used to contain asbestos as a common ingredient. Read More