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  1. | 26 Jul 2013

    DECON 2013 User Guide

    The DECON 2013 User Guide provides a plain English description of the substance of the DECON 2013 Lump Sum Contract to help in the understanding of the administration of the contract.

  1. | 6 Jun 2013

    Timber Floorboards – maintenance

    Timber flooring is a popular and attractive treatment however you have some work in front of you to achieve your desired result. Remove all existing floor coverings and assess the quality of the floorboards. If the boards have been sanded before, you need to know how much of the board is left and how much […]

  1. | 6 Jun 2013

    Floating Floorboards

    Floating floors can be installed onto a concrete pad or any other flat, firm or level surface without using nails, battens or glue. They are called “floating” because they are not attached to the sub-floor in any way. They can be fitted over most flat surfaces – tiles, concrete, cork or timber. As a result […]

  1. | 6 Jun 2013

    Efflorescence on Bricks

    The growth of white crystals on the surfaces of brickwork and blockwork is called efflorescence and is a common problem particularly in high rainfall areas. Efflorescence is caused by the presence of water-soluble salts which occur naturally in cement-water mixtures. The salts are brought to the surface of bricks or blocks as hydroxides when the […]