22 August 2017
Bond cleaning is carried out when your lease is up and you want to move from your rental property. It is your responsibility to ensure that the house is in as-good or better condition than you found it when you moved in. Any damage or failure to clean can make the property manager/landlord choose to retain all or part of your bond money. Apart from cleaning the house just before leaving, here are a few practices that can help you maintain the property in top-notch condition to reduce the amount of work that needs to be done upon exit.
17 August 2017
Before you interview any potential commercial cleaners for your business, you need to ensure that you've considered all the details of the cleaning that you'll need to have done. It can be a mistake to hire a company without making up a list of all the areas and surfaces that you expect to have cleaned, as you might be disappointed to find that certain items in the office have been overlooked.
19 July 2017
Designing or building an apartment building? There are a lot of decisions you need to make, and one of them concerns garbage chutes. Should you put in a garbage chute? If so, which type should you use? Here are some points and questions to consider as you make your final decision. 1. Would a Chute Make Life Easier for Tenants? When putting together an apartment building, you want to make it as comfortable for tenants as possible, and a garbage chute may be part of that effort.
21 June 2017
Spring is around the corner and soon it will be time to clean up your home to get rid of your winter of discontent. It's great to be able to fling open the doors and windows and air everything out and to get rid of all of the muck and grime that's been traipsed into the home by your two- and four-legged friends. You may be planning to steam clean your carpet as one major task, but did you know that you can also steam clean your tile and grout as well?
20 June 2017
When your home is your pride and joy, it's difficult to imagine it falling into disrepair. Unfortunately, there are occasions where you need an emergency spring clean, including disrespectful tenants, relatives arriving at short notice, and sprucing it up for a property appraisal. On each of these occasions, a residential rubbish removal service can make the problem better. Your tenants have trashed your property While most tenants are mindful of the need to keep their surroundings clean, some fall short of their usual duties.
19 June 2017
When a group of people are all legal owners of a property, such as an apartment complex or office complex, they are called a body corporate. It is their responsibility, as a group, to maintain that property and ensure it's safe and up to all local building codes. Many such groups hire a body corporate management company, or body corporate manager; this is a company or individual who manages many of these needed tasks for them.
11 June 2017
A pet cat or dog can be a wonderful addition to your household; they can serve as a great source of both companionship and fun. However, animals tend to shed, leave dirty paw prints everywhere and (even if they are toilet-trained) may be prone to having the occasional 'accident'. As such, they can leave your house looking a bit worse for wear. Here are three things you can do to combat the mess that your beloved pet creates:
6 June 2017
When you start digging in your new garden, the last thing you expect to come into contact with is a pile of construction debris. Unfortunately, because of the time and cost involved with disposing of construction waste, some builders choose to bury it on residential plots. Rubble under a garden plot or lawn prevents owners from making improvements, such as planting vegetables and even from adding structures like conservatories. But what can you do with it all?
30 May 2017
If you notice that your driveway has started to look worse for wear, chances are you will be considering repaving it to make it look as good as new. Although this is a practical approach to improving the appearance of your driveway, it should be noted that repaving can be an expensive project. If your driveway has not started disintegrating but instead has simply become an eyesore due to stubborn grease stains and discolouring, you may be able to get away with simply pressure cleaning it.
30 May 2017
A home renovation can make any space more workable for you, as well as more attractive and visually appealing. A renovation can also increase your home's overall value, something to consider if you know you might eventually put your home on the real estate market. However, when you're ready to renovate your home in any way, note a few common mistakes to avoid so you know the work will turn out the way you envision, and you will be happy with that renovation for years to come.