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5 Reasons Why You Must have a Porch Swing

When you think of a porch swing, you would think of a nice decorative piece for your house. However, a lesser known fact is that these swings...

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5 Major Benefits of Home Security Alarm Systems

We all fret from thinking about home security alarm systems as we all know of the costs that come with it. However, we must also keep in mind what...

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How to Find Problems in Your Chimney’s Masonry

Masonry issues are common problems with chimneys, and experts repair these issues quite often. Fortunately, it does not take a professional to spot...

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Garage Door Security – Tips To Keep Your Home Safe From Burglars

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Floors / Tile / Hardwood

Carpet or Wood Flooring - the Pros and Cons

Carpet or Wood Flooring - the Pros and Cons

by Guest on May 23, 2010

Looking to update the appearance of the interior of your home? What better way to freshen up the look of your rooms than replacing the flooring? Here are some advantages and disadvantages to take into consideration when you are deciding between new carpet and wood flooring. Continue reading →

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The Different Types of Anti Slip and Non Slip Tape

The Different Types of Anti Slip and Non Slip Tape

by Guest on May 27, 2010

Slipping over on floors or down stairs are common forms of accidents in the workplace and in the home.

Slips and falls can result in serious injury. Prevention of such accidents is very easy with care, attention and by using easy to apply anti slip and non slip tape.

Yellow Coarse Traction Tape
Snow, ice and mud easily clog and restrict the grip capability of most traction tapes surfaces. Yellow coarse traction tape is coated with a deep aluminium oxide mineral to help prevent clogging. Ideal for use in ski resorts and any area that suffers from icy or muddy conditions.

Black Standard Anti Slip Tape
Black standard anti slip tape is the most common and widely used of all the anti slip tapes as it is ideal for any general non slip requirement. This material has a permanent self adhesive, plastic base and is coated with extremely tough, diamond hard aluminium oxide.  The ... Continue reading →

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Adhesive technology used on non slip flooring and safety flooring

Adhesive technology used on non slip flooring and safety flooring

by Guest on Jul 29, 2010

One of the most critical parts of non slip flooring is the adhesive.
With one of the most critical parts of non slip flooring being the adhesive, it is odd that a non slip flooring company will rarely get asked about what adhesives are utilised on their anti slip flooring but to them, it is something that occupies a great deal of effort. A non slip or safety flooring range has widely disparate uses; everyday the director and his colleagues in sales discover a new application for a product that they have been selling for over 18 years!  As the uses are so varied that subsequently means the adhesive has to adhere securely to a variety of substrates.  Like most chemicals pressure sensitive adhesives (PSA) have constantly improved their capabilities, the adhesives we use on our range of non slip flooring is vastly superior to the materials we supplied back in the 1990’s. ... Continue reading →

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3 Tips for Laying Slate Tiles

3 Tips for Laying Slate Tiles

by Guest on Aug 3, 2010

If you are looking for a way to upgrade your home's flooring, slate tiles may be just the thing. Slate is a natural stone that is very durable and highly water resistant. It was once used to tile roofs in the early part of the 1900s and many homes still carry their original slate roofs. One of the biggest drawbacks to slate is the price. Slate tiles, although they will last almost forever, can be extremely pricey to invest in initially. However, for their classic look and durable surface, they are well worth the investment. If you are attempting to lay slate tiles in your home for the first time, there are three important tips that will make the job go a lot more smoothly. Continue reading →

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How to Seal Tile and Wood Floors

How to Seal Tile and Wood Floors

by Guest on Aug 3, 2010

The process to seal tile and wood floors is relatively easy, but it will require the area to be undisturbed for at least 72 hours. Thees simple steps will guide you through the considerations you should know during the sealing process. Continue reading →

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What to Consider Before Removing Stairway Carpeting

What to Consider Before Removing Stairway Carpeting

by Jessica Ackerman on Aug 3, 2010

You have just refinished the wood floors in the living room after discovering them beneath ugly, out-of-date carpeting and you are eyeing up the stairway carpeting with loathing and contempt. But, hold on before you start ripping up the carpet and think about the ramifications of removing stairway carpeting. Unlike removing carpeting in most other areas of the home, stairways pose particular challenges and can be costly to re-carpet. Ponder the points below before you break out your carpet knife and start pulling up the stairway carpeting. Continue reading →

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Preventing Scratches on Hardwood Floors

Preventing Scratches on Hardwood Floors

by Guest on Aug 3, 2010

Hardwood floors are beautiful accents to any home. They are an investment in time and money, so taking care of them is a priority. One of the most common problems with hardwood floors is their tendency to quickly become scratched. Preventing scratches on hardwood floors can be done with some easy steps. Continue reading →

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Deep Clean Your Home for Health and Hygiene

Deep Clean Your Home for Health and Hygiene

by Guest on Oct 23, 2010

Most families regularly clean their whole house: vacuuming carpets, sanitizing countertops, dusting shelves, and scrubbing showers and toilets. But what these families don't realize is that their homes are still not clean. In fact, they're still harboring dust mites, germs, allergens, and other pollutants! These contaminants lurk in the hidden areas of your home and deep within your carpets and furniture where routine cleaning can't reach them. But with help from professional cleaners you can eliminate all of the grime in your house, even in tough to reach places. Have your home deep cleaned today to protect your family and your house! Continue reading →

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Quick-Step Laminate Flooring: An Overview

Quick-Step Laminate Flooring: An Overview

by Guest on Mar 14, 2011

In a society where the almighty dollar reigns, it is understandable that people jump at the chance for a discount alternative to a luxury item. Hardwood flooring has long been considered a timeless classic for many homes, lending a warmth and beauty that goes unmatched. Now there is an excellent substitute in the form of laminate flooring. A leading manufacturer of laminate floors is Quick-Step. Continue reading →

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Home Office Flooring - Whats Best for You?

Home Office Flooring - Whats Best for You?

by Guest on May 11, 2011

Okay, you're up to speed on all the other DIY projects else in your house, now it's time to move on to your home office. Even if you do not spend most of your working day in your office, having the right flooring is important. There's a huge variety of choices for flooring in an office, you need to choose one that is the best for your use and budget range. You could also factor in that some flooring is much quicker to install than others. I've got a few insights that will help you make the best choice for your home office space. Continue reading →

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