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Wendy Houses

  • Posted: Aug 22, 2008
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Wendy Houses

A Wendy House can be used as a play house, tool shed, dog kennel, garden cabin, staff quarter, security hut, office and much more…

In South Africa, Wendy Houses are normally pre-fabricated timber sheds which are delivered by a small truck and erected in the back garden as either a play area for children or for the storage of garden tools.

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Renovating your Bathroom

  • Posted: Jul 24, 2008
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Renovating your Bathroom

Bathrooms are a little like cars. Compact models condense the basic functions into an economical package. The larger models put a premium on spaciousness and luxury and the mid-of-the-range versions try to balance cost and comfort. As with cars, you generally pay more for a larger bathroom, but you also have more options. Area size, however, isn’t always key; bathrooms of all sizes can be functional and stylish. The challenge is to let your personal preferences drive your design without exceeding the space available and budget limits.

Any bathroom renovation is based on planning and selection of fixtures. On the planning side, you may not have the space for a bath the size of a Hummer, but perhaps you can find the extra space you need to be comfortable. In the same way, your budget may not allow for luxuries such as his and hers steam showers, but standard equipment well-chosen can make a huge difference.

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How to choose a garage or carport

  • Posted: Jun 30, 2008
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How to choose a garage or carport

When choosing a garage or carport the amount of space that you have available and what you want to use it for will play a major part in your decision.

You could build a garage from the ground up using brick and mortar or you could construct a prefabricated garage, usually steel framed, as an alternative.

Retrofitting a garage to your house is a more expensive option and there are a number of carport and garage options available. A garage or carport can be freestanding or built onto a house and can be used to house more than just a car.

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