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5 Golden Rules to Ensure You Hire and Retain the Best Construction Labourers

Over the years, a lot of good changes have taken place in the Australian construction industry, but some things still remain unchanged — like the scramble for good construction workers by construction contractors or companies. Established companies know that, while the construction industry has changed in most aspects, it is still possible to hire and retain the best construction workers.  Here are some golden rules that construction contractors can follow to ensure they attract and keep the best employees. Read More 

How to Protect Your Metal Roof From Damage

Metal roofs can last for a very long time if they are properly installed and maintained in accordance with the instructions of the manufacturer. However, those roofs can be affected by mistakes or events that occur after their installation. This article discusses some of the steps you should take to prolong the service life of your metal roof. Look Out for Standing Water Standing water can cause the metal roof to oxidise and corrode. Read More 

Terms to Learn When Choosing a New Trench Grate

If you own a farm of any sort, your barn or silo probably has a drain over which is a grate; car washes also have grates over the drains in the wash bays, and you may even need a drain and a grate over it outside your commercial property if it's prone to flooding. The type of grate you choose is very important, as it will help control the flow of water and solid materials into the drain, while also needing to be strong enough to withstand foot traffic or vehicle traffic. Read More 

Here’s What to Do If Your Kids Flush Toys down the Toilet

Kids are often easily entertained, although sometimes their preferred form of entertainment can sometimes give you a throbbing headache. Have your kids ever flushed their toys down the toilet? It's hard to suggest why kids would do this, other than the fact that it might seem like fun. Would you know what to do if your kids block the toilet with a flushed toy? Removing the Blockage Yourself Take a wire coat hanger and unwind it until it's a single piece of wire. Read More 

5 Landscaping Supplies and Tactics to Prevent Stormwater Erosion

If you live in an area that oscillates between heavy rainfalls and dry periods, you need landscaping that can handle that. In particular, you need landscaping that doesn't require a lot of water but that also resists the soil erosion that can happen when excess rainwater sweeps through the area. Here are some ideas to help you. 1. Large Rocks Around the perimeter of your home, storm water can be especially damaging. Read More