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5 Handy Maintenance Tips for Your Air Conditioner

As summer approaches, it is important to make sure that your airconditioner is in good shape. Without a good airconditioner, a Perth summer will make you want to move to Tasmania. You wouldn’t drive your car or motorcycle 100,000 kilometers without changing the oil....

Inspections By a Registered Builder

For all of your Pre Purchase Building Inspections, Handover Inspections and Pool Safety Inspections, contact Perth Property Inspections. We service all of Perth and surrounding suburbs. Perth Property Inspections has professional indemnity insurance and public...

Registered Builder Qualifications

With all of the unqualified, unregistered building inspectors operating in Western Australia, make sure to check the qualifications of your building inspector. Perth Property Inspections is transparent and qualified and our qualifications are on display because we...

DIY Tips and Tricks: How to Lay a Paved Path Like a Pro

Are you tired of messy gravel paths, worn grass patches and sandy footprints though out your home? Perth is naturally very sandy, and as a result, sand has a way of finding it's way into our homes, especially if you have children walking from the backyard or front yard without wiping their feet properly. One way to ...

How To Improve the Design of Your Dull Patio

Outdoor entertaining is important to most Western Australians and that is why home buyers will often be willing to pay a higher price if there is a good outdoor space where they can imagine entertaining their friends. Your patio could be thought of as the space that acts as a bridge between your life indoors and the world outdoors.

How to remove oil stains from Drive ways

At some stage of our lives, most of us have had to deal with those nasty oil stains that show up on the concrete or paving on our driveway from leaking vehicles. While an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, sometimes predicting when you or someone else's car will...

Artificial Lawns Vs Real Grass

Lawn maintenance can be a pain, especially here in Perth where the long hot summers, sandy soil and water restrictions make it difficult to keep lawns looking healthy and green. These reasons coupled with a lack of time are why many people choose to have artificial lawns.

Alternative Gardens

Instead of relying on factory farms and genetically modified crops to keep the world fed and healthy, people have started taking the problems that we face in the world into their own hands by replacing the decorative plants in their gardens with useful, sustainable and nourishing plants.

Basic Tips When Changing Your Windows

Windows are crucial whether you're building a home from scratch or simply renovating, and the right windows in the right location can really transform the look and feel of a home. Below are some tips to help you see how you can change or replace your windows

How Safe Is Your Pool?

Drowning is the most common cause of preventable death for children under the age of five – and most drownings occur where there is no barrier between the house and the pool area.

Ceiling Painting Tips – A Step by Step Guide

Painting is one of the easiest and most affordable home upgrades that you can do yourself in a short time. But tackling the ceiling can be a daunting endeavor, especially since it requires a bit of elevation and contortion.

Building your own kitchen?

The kitchen is often referred to as "the heart of the home" and is without doubt a crucial part of your house. Here are some basic things that you need to know before building your own kitchen:

What is a Building Inspection?

The Australian Standard 4349.1 – 2007 states that an inspection is "Close and careful scrutiny of a building carried out without dismantling, in order to arrive at a reliable conclusion as to the condition of the building."

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