Questions You Might Have About Installing a Glass Shower Screen

A glass shower screen is a great way to open up a small bathroom; not only does it make the space seem bigger, but it also might reflect light so that even the smallest space seems brighter and more welcoming. They also work with any d├ęcor, so you don’t need to worry about constantly changing the shower curtain when you get new linens for the bath or decide to repaint. If you’re thinking about a glass shower screen, note a few questions you might have and then discuss these with a contractor as needed.

1. Do glass shower screens always show water stains?

If you’ve ever seen a glass shower screen with water spots or hard water buildup, note that this may be the fault of the water itself and a lack of regular cleaning. If your home has very hard water, meaning a lot of calcium and other sediment, …

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Family Fire Safety: Do Your Kids Know What to Do?

Do your kids know what to do in the event of a house fire? Family fire safety is something that should be addressed with your children to ensure that if the worst was to happen, everyone can quickly get to safety. So what are some of the things that should be discussed?

An Evacuation Plan

A family fire evacuation plan should be determined.

  • Draw a plan of your home, with all exits marked. These exits should include the windows. Your children should know of all the available exit points if they should ever need to evacuate your home.
  • If your children’s bedrooms are on the second floor, they should be instructed to make their way to a particular section of the roof (after exiting via a window) before waiting for assistance. Older children might be able to safely make their own way down to ground level.
  • A meeting point needs
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Important factors to consider when you want to sub-divide your land

Land sub-division comes with many benefits. Many landowners are considering such options under the current marketing conditions. If you have a large area of land, sub-division may be the right thing for you. Here are a few things you need to consider when you want to sub-divide your land.

Limitations 

Before you can begin the sub-division process there are some things to keep in mind such as limitations. Neighborhood covenants, deed restrictions, and ordinances may keep you from sub-dividing your land. You can get a professional title review from a real estate agent to see if any of these reasons or more apply. It may also be smart to purchase title insurance to protect you and your buyer or buyers.

Profitability

Depending on how much land you have, dividing a large area of land into smaller pieces could increase your profits. Lots can be sold to multiple buyers or even …

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Maintenance Tips for Your Multi-Split Systems Outdoor Unit

A multi-split air conditioner will allow you to cool or warm multiple rooms in your commercial building without going through the hassle of turning on several traditional window units installed in each room. What is more, unlike window-type units, which are notorious noise makers, noise-causing parts like the compressor and the condenser fan are found in the outdoor unit of multi-split air conditioners, resulting in less disruptive noise. Considering these benefits, multi-split air conditioning is an ideal solution if you are looking for a cost effective and a quiet way to regulate temperatures inside your business premises.

If you are making an upgrade from window-type units to multi-split air conditioning, you will have to take extra maintenance steps to ensure that your new air conditioner’s outdoor unit remains working properly for as long as possible. Here’s some useful advice on what you can do.

Cover the outdoor unit.

Will the …

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How to Get the Best Value from Your Skip Bin

It is not always an easy task to efficiently manage waste and clutter. Especially during times that involve domestic renovation, office clean-up, and other chores that generate waste, being on top of waste management is always a big task. Waste accumulates fast and easily goes unnoticed. You can quickly find yourself in a big mess if you do not have a proper waste disposal system in place. Hiring skip bins is an effective way of getting rid of waste and clutter. How do you ensure that you get the best value out of your skip bin hire? Take a look at some of the tips.

Categorize your waste

Skip bins come in different types for various kinds of waste. Some types of waste materials cannot be disposed of in a skip bin. Such include hazardous waste and liquids, human and animal waste, asbestos, oil, paint, and vehicle tires. Categorizing your …

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