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5 Signs that Your Roof Needs Urgent Repair

The roof is a very vital component of any house, for obvious reasons. It protects the home from external intrusions: rainwater, sunlight, snow, dust, etc. Thus, it is important to keep it intact and in the...

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5 Common Renovation Mistakes

Deciding to renovate your home can be difficult and somewhat confusing if you don’t know what you’re doing. Not only is it an investment but you also have to manage a workforce consisting of designers, architects,...

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Three common concrete problems & how to fix them

Concrete is amongst the most widely used material on the planet. This popularity can be credited to its sturdiness and versatility. Another advantage of using concrete is that it is an easy material to manage. Having...

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Tips to protect your home’s foundation from water

While everyone knows the importance of a solid foundation for a strong building, little is talked about its maintenance. Foundation repairs can get quite expensive if ignored. Water accumulation is amongst the primary reasons for foundation...

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Avoid these 5 mistakes when concreting during winter

Winter is a complex season when it comes to construction, and contractors can face various difficulties, for clear reasons. Also, construction doesn’t stop depending on the weather, which is why taking extra precautions in winter is...

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Why rainwater harvesting is needed in your house?

India ranks 13th among 17 countries facing ‘Extremely High’ water stress, according to a report published by the World Resource Institute. So imagine India’s water woes that loom large over the country despite receiving above-normal rainfall...

“Foundation” Of Cement

What if I told you that cement is a powder chemically composed of calcium, silicon, aluminum and iron, amongst other minerals, that, when mixed with water forms a paste that binds and hardens to form a...