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Tech Talk – Bearers and Joists

Tech Talk – Bearers and Joists

This one used to confuse me all the time, I would get them mixed up and around the wrong way, which would lead to much confusion between Adam and I. What is the difference between bearers and joists? What do they do?

What Are Bearers and Joists?

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Renovation TV Shows and The Risk for Builders

Renovation TV Shows and The Risk for Builders

Adam hates shows like House Rules, put simply, they create a false reality for regular people. In most cases it is simply not possible to build a bathroom or kitchen within a week. Unless you are prepared to pay big money, or cut a few corners, it is just not possible. When renovation shows first…Continue Reading

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Rain, Rain Go Away!

Rain, Rain Go Away!

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On the weekend we were finally blessed in South East Queensland with some beautiful soaking rain. I could hear the barren earth quietly singing as the gift from above nurtured its soul, and I could also hear…Continue Reading

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Pen Y Llechwedd-Week Four

Pen Y Llechwedd-Week Four

Week four has seen so many changes, we have chosen tiles

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Our framing for downstairs is nearly completed, our plumber has been

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Asbestos

Asbestos

When renovating an older home you quite often come across linings that are “Fibro” (fibrous cement sheeting). The first question that comes to mind is, “Is that Asbestos?” Asbestos is a naturally occurring mineral that has been mined for over 4000 years. You don’t need me to tell you about the technical jargon about this…Continue Reading

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Inspired Space-Window Coverings

Inspired Space-Window Coverings

There are so many choices to be made for our beautiful home, so many I have never given any thought to before. The most recent of these for us, is our window coverings. Within this big decision, there are so many choices, blinds, curtains, shutters, once that choice is made, then fabrics to consider, fixtures…Continue Reading

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A Fall From Grace

A Fall From Grace

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Early Saturday morning Adam got out of bed for a drink. This is nothing unusual, he gets up most nights. His neck was a little sore, so he gave it a…Continue Reading

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