How To Read A Floor Plan Reading a floor plan in most cases is pretty simple. Everything is mapped out and if you aren't sure what something is, there … [Read more...] about How To Read A Floor Plan
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Building To A Budget If you are building with a limited budget, there are some pointers to keep in mind. Size & Shape The size and shape of the … [Read more...] about Home Design Tips When Building To A Budget
How To Clean Colorbond and Zincalume Steel Regular washing with water, will enhance the life and maintain the attractiveness of Colorbond and … [Read more...] about How To Clean Colorbond and Zincalume Steel
Concrete that easily repairs itself could be the future of Australian structures. Scientists have found a way for concrete to self-heal simply by … [Read more...] about Self Healing Concrete Could Be Part Of The Future In Australia
Galvanic Corrosion Did you know that copper and lead can cause a chemical reaction called galvanic corrosion when used with Zincalume or Colorbond … [Read more...] about Don’t Use These Metals With Colorbond & Zincalume Steel
There are many different reasons why you should choose metal roofing such as Colorbond, Zincalume or Corrugated Galvanised Steel. Tough & Long … [Read more...] about Why Choose Metal Roofing?
The terms cement, concrete and mortar are sometimes used interchangeably by DIYers and renovators. However they have very different uses as outlined … [Read more...] about Cement, Concrete & Mortar – What’s the Difference?
The hazard levels for treated pine ranges from H1 to H6. These hazard levels determine whether the treated pine can be used inside or outside, … [Read more...] about Treated Pine Types and H Levels
Perth company ClearVue, in partnership with California's D2 Solar, has been developing a solar power producing glass that has enormous potential in … [Read more...] about A Smart Glass That Produces Power
SPC Click Vinyl Flooring Many people consider Stone Plastic Composite (SPC) vinyl flooring to be an upgraded version of engineered vinyl … [Read more...] about SPC Click Vinyl Flooring – It Floored Us!
Colorbond roofing colours have all been inspired by the natural landscape of Australia. There are two main categories, classic and … [Read more...] about Colorbond® Roofing Colours
What's The Difference Between Colorbond and Zincalume? The difference between Zincalume and Colorbond roofing is simple... the colour! Zincalume … [Read more...] about Colorbond And Zincalume – What’s The Difference?
Concrete is durable, strong, and relatively easy to install if you know what you are doing. However below is a list of potential problems you may … [Read more...] about What Are 5 Common Concrete Problems?
Insulating Your Home A comfortable home requires an adequate amount of insulation for complete weather-proofing throughout the year. Since your … [Read more...] about Notes On Insulating Your Home
Local Council Laws Before you start creating your deck, you'll need to check with your local council to understand what is legal when it comes to the … [Read more...] about Deck Building Guide: Good to know before you start
Silica Dust The Cancer Council warns that tradespeople and DIY home renovators are putting themselves at risk of cancer. The culprit is silica dust, … [Read more...] about Owner builders & renovators please take note
Below is a very good step-by-step video guide produced by Earthwool® on how to install ceiling insulation in your home or building project. Laying … [Read more...] about How To Install Ceiling Insulation
The latest ABS data shows workers in the construction industry earn 25 per cent above the Australian average. That’s $324 more each week. A recent … [Read more...] about Construction Workers Get Paid More Than Average
Welded Wire Mesh Welded wire mesh is a metal wire screen used for reinforcing in the building industry. It is made up of low carbon steel … [Read more...] about Industry Standard Reinforcing Mesh in Australia
One of the joys of owning your own home in Perth is that from time to time you will feel the urge to start a DIY project. Whether you are doing … [Read more...] about How Do I Reinforce Cement Slabs?