4 Reasons to Extend Outwards Instead of Having a Basement Conversion
18 January 2017
Many people who have basements are tempted to convert them from basic storage spaces into fully-functional rooms. However, it can actually be far more advantageous to extend outwards by adding a whole new room.
Here are just four reasons you should make a residential extension instead of renovating the basement.
1. More Light
One of the perennial problems that people have with basement conversions is a lack of light. This doesn't matter too much if the room is only being used for storage, but it can become a real problem if you want to use it for anything else.
What Methods and Types of Engraving Are Available Today?
18 January 2017
Essentially, engraving refers to the process of incising a certain design, word, letter, shape or symbol on a hard, flat surface by making grooves in the material. Engraving is like a permanent tattoo, as the mark will stay there permanently without changing or losing shape. It is the best way of customising things like awards and trophies that have been earned by someone because most accomplishments are personalised and cannot be passed to someone else.
Do You Have an Elderly Family Member with Dementia? You'll Want to Read These Electrical Safety Tips
17 January 2017
You might find yourself concerned about an elderly family member who lives alone, particularly if they happen to be suffering from slight dementia. They can still live independently, but there are a few things you might want to help them with concerning the electricity in their home. So how can you help them to remain safe?
In the Kitchen
Safety in the kitchen can be a worry if you have an elderly family member who might be affected by dementia.
Hail Impact On Shingles: How To Tell If Your Roof Has Been Damaged By Hail
16 January 2017
Hail is one type of weather that shows no mercy on roofs. In fact, a research by the University of Western Sydney's Engineering School reveals that most roofs in Australia can barely stand a hail storm that occurs once in fifteen years. The extent of the damage mainly depends on the size of the hail; large hail usually causes more havoc than small hail. But how do you tell that your roof has been damaged by hail?