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Hi, I'm Mandy. If you're looking for tips on pool construction, you've come to the right place. We've just had a new pool installed and I'm full of advice! When I started on our pool I thought it would be an easy build. Boy, was I wrong. I didn't know anything about building a pool apart from the fact I wanted one. Luckily, our construction company set me straight. They helped me work out how big the pool could be and they showed me which shape would suit our yard space. They sorted out permits and even gave me advice on fencing. To find out what I learned, read through my blog. Hope it helps!

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    Understanding Treated Pine

    Treated pine is what is achieved after normal pine wood has undergone treatment using preservatives. Mostly, this treatment is used to protect the wood from decay or insect attack, making it viable to be used outdoors. The treatment can also make the wood water resistant, but this is not always the case. You have to ask whether the wood has been treated with a water-resistant preservative when purchasing it. Because the wood is only protected from insects and decay, you have to apply measures that will protect the treated pine from harsh weather or environmental conditions.

    3 Surefire Safety Guides for your Vehicle

    For some car owners, being in a situation where you have to use the services of an automotive locksmith is an experience that would rank last in your bucket list. It is because you only call an automotive locksmith if you have a problem with the lock system in your car. The subsequent inconvenience is usually frustrating, and only a locksmith can rectify the situation. That said, losing your car keys or damaging the lock mechanism is an opportunity to learn car security tips from a qualified professional.

    Considering Seeking Out a Building Certifier? Here's What They Will Do for You

    Building your own home is a big responsibility and you need to ensure everything goes smoothly from start to finish. If overlooked, simple mistakes made before, during and upon completion of your construction project can lead to dire consequences in the future. For this reason, you should consider seeking out a building certifier for your project.  Find out the roles and responsibilities of a certifier here. Before Your Construction Project

    Should You Get Bulk & Reflective Insulation?

    Insulation is crucial in blocking the transfer of heat both in summer and winter. It helps to maintain a cool home while the sun is blazing outside, and also to preserve a cozy, warm inside environment during colder months. Two principal varieties include bulk and reflective insulation. This piece shares some insight on these types of insulation so you know your options. Bulk Insulation This kind of insulation slows down the transfer of conducted and convected heat through floors, walls or ceilings.

    How safe is your air conditioning system?

    Looking after your industrial cooling towers is vital to the correct performance of your business air cooling system. The cooling tower needs to be maintained effectively to keep the condenser temperature at the right level, and to avoid it becoming a health risk. If you own a building that has a cooling tower, then you have a legal obligation to ensure the cooling tower is being maintained properly. You must be able to demonstrate that you have developed and implemented a scheduled maintenance regime to ensure that the cooling tower is working correctly and does not present a danger to your employees or the public.

    Asbestos Testing: What Does It Involve?

    While a majority of Australians are aware of the dangers of asbestos in their residence, not many people believe that they could be living with this scourge in their home. But when you consider the fact that asbestos was a common construction supply a couple of decades ago, it is unsurprising that numerous houses in Australia will contain this substance. Asbestos may be a banned substance in current times, but as long as there are remnants lingering in your house, it is crucial to seek asbestos testing services to ensure that your well-being (and that of other residents) is not at risk.

    What Type of Asphalt Should You Use for Your Project?

    If you have a significant paving project ahead, you may have decided to use asphalt for your preferred material as you feel that this is going to be the best solution for the long-term. However, did you know that there are a number of different types of asphalt and that you may need to choose carefully based on cost factors and the amount of traffic that you expect? Standard Approach

    Stay safe and dry by fitting a garage roller door opener

    Your car is a valuable asset, and you shouldn't risk exposing it to damage or potential theft by leaving it parked on the road or outside your home overnight. Choosing to park your car in your garage is always a great decision -- for security and also as a way of protecting your car from the elements -- but it isn't always the most convenient option. You can't normally leave your garage doors open all day, and that means that when you get home at night you are forced to get out of the car and struggle to unlock the garage in the dark.