Going Beyond Basic Lumber: Benefits of Using Treated Pine for Your Decking Project

When constructing a home, you are always on the lookout for better building products so that you do not have to worry about installation or regular maintenance in the future. Some of the materials available in the market today can serve these purposes. However, if your looking for unapparelled strength, safety, durability and reduced cost when constructing your deck, you can easily opt for treated pine. Treated pine offers will give the benefits or even more as using cedar or redwood for your deck. [Read More]

Three Practical Tips on Cable Management in Commercial Data Centres

If the cabling in your data centre is poorly organised, you will experience numerous problems in the future. In simple terms, the poorly managed wiring will obstruct free airflow around the room, limiting the cooling efficiency of the data centre. Also, disorganised cabling networks are challenging to troubleshoot, repair and maintain. In addition, if your data cables are inappropriately placed around the commercial data centre, you might have to deal with tripping accidents. [Read More]

3 Reasons uPVC Window Frames Can't Compete with Timber

You might not have given much thought to the right material for your window frames, but it's an important issue. Most people go with uPVC instead of the traditional timber simply because of price. However, the low cost of uPVC comes with its own set of costs – from appearance to longevity, it can't compete with wood. Here are just three reasons to opt for timber instead of uPVC for your window frames. [Read More]

Knock On Wood: Should You Choose Laminate Wood Flooring For Your New Kitchen?

Whether you're moving in a new home or renovating your existing one, building and appointing a new kitchen can be a complicated affair, especially when it comes to choosing the materials you will use. Most of use will spend a great deal of time and effort deciding which material is best for our benchtops, cabinets, sinks and other heavily used kitchen components, while overlooking the importance of choosing the right materials for the most frequently used part of your kitchen -- the floor. [Read More]