Gone are the days when skylights featured a simple, framed glass pane installed on the roof. Modern technology has improved skylight design and introduced more functional and efficient skylight windows. Therefore, if you are in the market for this product, you should consider modern products before buying. Here are four advanced features that will enhance the efficiency of a new skylight.
Regular glass may block most UVB rays from the sun, but it lets in UVA rays.
Many people don't realise that timber frame houses are more cost-effective and easier to build than brick or concrete houses. In today's post, we're going to explore the process of installing timber wall frames when building a single storey house.
First, you need to find a blueprint, which should include all the different details about how many studs you'll need and where they should go. An architect should be able to provide you with a blueprint.
Although home extensions are typically associated with a need to accommodate a growing family, this is not the only valid reason to contemplate this project. Stay at home orders, for example, that came about due to the pandemic have brought about the need for dedicated working areas in the home so you are thinking of embarking on a home extension that will function as an office space. On the other hand, you might be fed up with the fact that your living room is too small to accommodate many guests so you want to create an entertainment area on your property.
Moisture ingress is one of the stealthiest causes of structural damage in residential properties, and this can be attributed to a couple of causes. For starters, water ingress can occur due to several reasons ranging from poorly installed damp-proofing measures, substandard foundation materials, soil saturation and more. In addition to this, when moisture ingress occurs, it does so gradually. Hence, by the time that you realise that you have an underlying problem, you will likely have to engage in extensive remediation for your property to restore its integrity.
Owning a beautiful home is every Australian's dream. The two ways to actualise the dream are either to buy a home or to build one. However, building a home has many benefits, starting from the fact that you get to choose every specification and every detail of your house. A new house is also expected to last many more years without the need for major repairs and renovations. When you are building from the foundation up, you also get to choose the trending architectural designs in the market.