Types of Waterproofing

Waterproofing a building is the process of applying an impervious barrier over the any or all of its surfaces. This could include the foundation, roof, walls and other structures and prevents water from penetrating through these surfaces. Depending on the method, this could either make the surfaces water-resistant or even waterproof. The most common materials […]

How to Provide Your Tenants With a More Secure Property

There are many features that entice the best, most reliable tenants to rent a property, such as modern features, a fair price, ability to bring pets, good location and more. However one thing that you should consider to help attract and keep quality renters is the security of the property you own. Read on for […]

Garden Revamp #3 – Laying Turf and Tending to Your Lawn

After reading the previous posts in this series and applying the discussed practices, your garden should be refreshed and vibrant. There’s just one more thing to take care of. No garden is complete without a lawn. Let’s see how you can complement your garden with a stretch of beautiful green grass. Hiring someone to lay […]

Garden Revamp #1 – Install a Deck

There’s nothing like chilling outside with friends and family on a cool summer’s evening. That’s reason enough to make a few changes to your garden and yard area. Improvements will make your home more accommodating and more social. Adding a deck is a great idea to start. As always, taking on a DIY project is […]

Should You Attempt DIY? Or Call for Help?

Successfully repainting a room or repairing a broken tap has a tendency to make one feel like the master of all home maintenance tasks. However, bigger projects like knocking out a wall may require expertise that demand a set of skills you may not possess. Starting a project is always exciting, but somewhere around halfway […]

How To Locate a Roof Leak

Recently noticed patches on your ceiling? Or maybe you’re wondering what’s causing the streaks down the wall from the ceiling’s cornices. While it could be a leaking geyser (if you have one installed in your roof), the most probable cause is going to be a leak in your roof. Locating the actual leak will take […]

The Difference Between Rising and Penetrating Damp

Having a room in your house susceptible to condensation can cause major issues with dampness. Besides the unsightly mildew caused by it, dampness comes with other concerns. Prolonged exposure to a damp room could cause you and your family serious health issues such as respiratory problems, respiratory infections, allergies or asthma. Damp and mould can also […]