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Asbestos Removal FAQs

Although asbestos use is banned in Australia, homes built in the 20th century may have asbestos walls, floors and roofs. Asbestos contains carcinogenic fibres that cause asbestosis and malignant mesothelioma when inhaled. As such, one must observe caution when removing asbestos. Below are some FAQs on asbestos removal.   How Can You Know If Your House Contains Asbestos? Asbestos roofs are easy to identify. However, it is not easy to tell if your walls and floors contain asbestos. Read More 

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Building an Home Extension

Hello, my name is Wendy and this is my construction blog. I do not work in the construction industry myself, but I have spent the last 7 months of my life with construction workers and contractors as they designed and built an extension to my property. I had always dreamed of extending my home so we could enlarge the kitchen and have an additional bedroom on the second-floor. My husband always objected, but when I won some money on the lotto, he couldn't stop me. The contractors were really great and I got a real insight into the industry so I decided to start this blog.

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