Modern Nomad: the Freedom of a Transportable Home

Posted on: 20 October 2017

While many couples and families long for the stability of a fixed home, there are also many people who'd rather not be tied down.  Investing in a transportable home allows you this flexibility without sacrificing your material comfort – and they can often be cheaper than traditional homes.  However, it's not as simple as just purchasing a home and then moving wherever you like.  Here's everything you need to know before you invest in a transportable home for yourself or your family.
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How to Ensure Proper Concrete Curing

Posted on: 11 July 2017

Are you planning a DIY concrete project on your property? Read on and discover some of the measures that you can use to ensure that the concrete will cure properly despite any adverse conditions, such as high temperatures, which may be existing at the time of the pour. Curing Compounds These are products that are formulated to prevent moisture loss in freshly poured concrete. They are applied just like you would apply a coating on a wall or a floor.
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A Quick Guide To Underpinning Basements

Posted on: 10 July 2017

If you would like to get more use out of your basement, you may need to make it deeper. In these cases, a procedure called underpinning is used. Underpinning is a method that increases the depth of a property's foundations, therefore giving more height in the room and more scope when it comes to using it for living space. There are a number of different methods on offer when it comes to underpinning a basement.
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5 Things You Need to Do If You Have a Burst Pipe

Posted on: 6 July 2017

If a pipe bursts, that can lead to serious damage. As a homeowner, you need to be prepared to deal with bursting pipes. Here's what to do if you find one. 1. Find the Source of the Leak In some cases, a burst pipe may be completely visible. It may be a pipe leading to a toilet, a pipe on the outside of your home or another exposed pipe. In other cases, burst pipes may occur inside the wall or ceiling cavities, and you may notice the leaking water or that your water gauge is showing water being used even when no taps are on.
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