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Damp Proofing your Home

  • Posted: Aug 18, 2018
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Damp Proofing your Home

Damp proofing is quite technical and is best left to the professionals, but be sure to use an expert that is affiliated to the Waterproofing Federation of South Africa Waterproofing Federation of South Africa. It is much better to solve the root cause of the problem than simply to make a temporary decorative repair.

A damp proof course (DPC) is a physical barrier inserted into the fabric of a building to stop water passing from one place to another. This can be on a horizontal plane, stopping water rising up from the ground by being sucked up by the dry masonry above, or vertically to stop water passing from the outside of a building, though the masonry, to the inside. The most common material used it a waterproof plastic sheet.

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Trends To Consider When Renovating Your Kitchen

  • Posted: Aug 09, 2018
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Trends To Consider When Renovating Your Kitchen

Few would argue that whether big or small, the kitchen is the hub of the home and it has increasingly more traffic and usage than any other room in the house. It’s where we cook – have heartfelt conversations – and it’s where we spend the most time, even choosing to entertain here. This is particularly true as space has become a premium and homes are smaller and often open plan. Some would even go so far as to say the dining room is becoming obsolete – and fast being replaced with kitchens islands, counters with barstools and space permitting – small tables are even being installed in kitchens. Recognising this – and the significance of this room and the impact it will have on your property’s resale value, you would do well to be aware of the current trends when you consider renovating your kitchen.

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Winter Bedroom Comforts

  • Posted: Jul 24, 2018
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Winter Bedroom Comforts

When the temperature drops, our nesting instincts kick into overdrive – and our focus moves to the bedroom to prepare for snuggle-up warmth to enjoy all winter long.
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