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Burglar Bars

  • Posted: Oct 16, 2008
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Burglar Bars

Home security has become a number one priority in most homes and this means starting with the basics, which includes burglar bars.

The two most common types of burglar bars are those mounted on the inside of the window frame and Spanish bars which are mounted on the exterior of the window. There are different burglar bars available for wooden and steel frames.

Interior bars are made from 8mm round steel bars which are welded into a variety of patterns. The bars are attached are attached to the frame with screws, which can be welded to the frame (steel frames).

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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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