Before They Paint the Room

1 Prepping Empty the room as much as possible; or put the furnishings in the middle if the ceiling is not to be painted. Walls need to be cleaned, usually with sugar soap. This removes all the oil and grease that accumulates over time. Even the cleanest building and homes have this issue. The surrounding…

Low Light Photography

Real estate photo editing Most real estate photography should be done in the daytime, either with good natural light or something that replicates the look of natural light. Yet we sometime find we might be taking photos in dim conditions. Perhaps there is an attic, or some outdoor structure in the shade. Capturing a soft…

Photography for Indoors

Prospective buyers are looking through many property photos. If you want your property to be noticed you need to present the best images possible.   Use a wide angle lens for emphasizing space. A narrow shot makes the room look small. Look at High Dynamic range photography (HDR). This takes several images and combines them…

What is Cladding

Cladding Cladding is the application of one material over another. It is quite commonly used with metal products. Two dissimilar metals can be fasten together, often without welding or soldering. The outer layer of metal material can provide useful properties for the metal product, such as resistance to corrosion or aesthetic appeal. The base metal…

Drinking Water

Sydney is lucky enough to have a fine water supply. As long as the pipe fittings to one’s house are good (and they usually are) the water is free from harmful contaminants. Other places in the world are not so lucky, and some people need to filter the water they drink. There are several methods…

Mixing Colours

Colours charts and colour wheels are still in regular use. But where we once used these for mixing the right mix pigments we now use these same charts finding complimentary and contrasting colour schemes. Nonetheless, understanding how to combine colours is useful for both deriving a new colour and finding appropriate colour schemes.   Painting…

Pellet Boilers

Pellet boilers are ideal for heating medium sized buildings and large houses. They provide excellent efficiency, operating at near capacity of 3.9Kw. Pellet boilers are used for house central heating systems of 3.9 kW or more, ideal for a larger home or building. They work by burning wood pellets, manufactured from various timber resources. Unlike…

Leaking Balcony Repairs Perth

A leaking balcony is one of the few building structures more dangerous that a leaking shower. It is of immediate concern as the leak is often not noticed till it has caused significant damage and has become a threat to safety.  A damaged balcony can collapse without warning, which is extremely dangerous to anybody in…

HYDROSUPPLY – HYDRONIC UNDERFLOOR HEATING

Hydronic heating is efficient and never entails drafts. Instead of heating the air in an indirect attempt to heat the building the hydronic system heats the floor with water, keeping the building and contents satisfyingly warm and stable. One installed it is easy to regulate.   The water in the hydronic system can be heated…