How Technology is Changing Plumbing

How Technology is Changing Plumbing

Plumbing may not seem to be the most technically advanced of trades – after all, you don’t need a computer to flush a toilet!  But there are ways that technology is changing plumbing alongside new trends in how we live that mean the industry is evolving more than you might think. Green Living “Going green” used to be a bit of a fad and a conscious lifestyle choice but with the growing awareness of our impact on the environment, more of us want green living options.  A recent study of…

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Does Your Property Need Rainscreen Cladding?

Does Your Property Need Rainscreen Cladding?

As our climate seems to head away from warm and dry or cold and dry and increasingly towards wet, we are forced to look at our buildings from a different viewpoint.  At one time, we would have aimed for them to withstand snow or ice, perhaps the occasional burst of heat in the summer.  However, now we have to deal with more rain, often for longer periods of time and in increasing strength.  This is where rainscreen cladding comes in – so what does it do and does your building…

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Making Handmade Soap with Kids

Making Handmade Soap with Kids

Crafting with kids can be a ton of fun! Spending time together doing something they enjoy creates memories that will stick with them forever. Making soap is a great project for children of varying ages because you can adjust the level of involvement for their abilities. Without further ado, here’s how it’s done! You’ll need soap making molds, cooking spray or petroleum jelly (for coating the molds), pure glycerin soap (can be found at craft stores), measuring cup with handle (microwave safe!), soap dyes in the color or colors of…

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How to Choose a Contractor to Work On Your Property

How to Choose a Contractor to Work On Your Property

Hiring a contractor is certainly not an easy task. For years now, contractors have been looked at as cowboys. It is the small minority that ruin the reputation for the thousands of great contractors that are operating throughout the world. That being said, generally hiring a contractor is going to mean spending thousands. You need to ensure that you have picked the correct contractor the first time round to avoid wasting any cash. Making A List The first thing you need to do is start compiling a list of potential…

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