2016

Considerations When Purchasing Commercial Flats

There are several investments for which you need to read the fine print and conduct rigorous research before you make the purchase. These include investments such as a car, a house and even a flat. This is because once you have bought these items, all the responsibility of maintaining them will rest on you. In addition to that, if you want to get rid of them, it will be up to you to get a buyer as well as try to make the most out of your investment.


First-time Buyers: What You Need to Know about Fail Safe and Fail Secure Lock Alternatives

As much as security and privacy are vital in a commercial building with heavy pedestrian traffic, safety is equally paramount. Lock and access mechanisms should be efficient at restricting the movement of people into and out of rooms, although that does mean that they should compromise the safety of the occupants. The good thing is that electronic locks come with the fail safe and fail secure alternatives, enabling you to choose what type of lock suits a particular application within the building.


Toner Cartridges And Office Carpets: 3 Cleaning Tips

Printer manufacturers work hard to make it as easy as possible to change the toner cartridge in office printers, but spilled ink powder can still ruin your office carpet. Powdered ink is supposed to leave a permanent image on a sheet of paper, so it should come as no surprise that excess powder can ruin an otherwise clean carpet. If somebody in the office spills powdered ink on your carpet, use the following tips to make sure the damage is only temporary.


Investing in a hotel or motel in a country town

Hotels and motels can be a great investment as long as you choose the right purchase, providing both an ongoing income stream and the potential for capital growth. Here are some tips to help you choose a great motel investment.  Diverse income streams Ideally, your hotel should have multiple streams of income, including money from food and beverage sales, functions and accommodation. In recent years, many rural towns benefited from the mining boom for example, with the majority of their income coming from mining company employees who stay at the hotel and use the motels restaurants and cafes.


House Moving | 4 Preparation Strategies To Avoid Any Confusion When The Removalists Arrive

Moving homes is both exciting and scary because you have a whole new experience ahead of you. While packing can be stressful, certain strategies will help you better prepare for the big move. This guide equips you with smart preparation strategies to avoid any confusion when the removalists arrive. Leave Your Kids With Your Friends, Family Or Neighbours When the removalists arrive, you will probably need to give them a host of instructions for taking your boxes to your new home.


Real Estate | 3 Expense Alterations To Set Up A Winning Budget For Your First Home

Buying your first home can be incredibly daunting, especially when you consider the fact that the median price of an Australian home will set you back by over $660,000. If you’re looking to save for a deposit for a real estate property, then you must pay careful attention to the way you currently spend money. Small alterations to the way you spend will help you set up a winning budget for your first home.


Why You Should Buy Your Home Instead of Rent

If you are currently looking into moving, you might be deciding between buying or renting. While there are many reasons to rent a home, there are also some excellent benefits to buying. Here are some reasons to take the plunge and buy your next home. It is a Great Investment Opportunity You should see buying a home not just as a way to find a home you love, but as a way to invest some of your money.


Precautions to Take during Planned Minor Asbestos Repairs

You can limit the extent of exposure in the event that asbestos-containing materials (ACM) are disturbed in your commercial building by carrying out emergency repairs to the damaged material. This article discusses some precautions that you can include in your asbestos management plan so that repair personnel do not need to disturb the ACM further. Pick Surface Preparation Methods Carefully Minor cracks (such as hairline cracks) in asbestos sheets can be painted over in order to prevent asbestos fibres from becoming airborne.


Termite Control | 3 Ways To Prevent Termites From Damaging The Interiors Of Your Home

Termites are serious problems that can cause expensive damage to the interiors of your home, especially when you consider your high-priced, gorgeous wooden furniture. Termites resemble small ants and tend to live in colonies, feeding off organic matter like wood and dead leaves. Termite control is necessary when termites breed in your home, but this guide is designed to help you prevent them from entering your home in the first place.


Property Investment | 3 Tips To Make Your Beachfront Property Attractive For Short-Term Vacationers

Choosing to buy a beachfront property comes with many advantages. You get to enjoy the coastline when you’re on holiday and you can lease it out for the time you’re not using it. A beachfront property investment is a good way for you to earn some extra rental income when you lease it to tenants for the short-term, so follow these tips to make your holiday apartment attractive to tenants.  


Selecting the Right Residential Security Window Screen

Security in your residential premises is an important element that you should evaluate and review periodically. This will help you ensure that your family and assets are safe from unscrupulous intruders such as robbers and burglars. One of the vulnerable features in the home with regard to security is the window. These are favoured during break-ins because the main structure consists of glass, which is fairly easy to bypass. Therefore, you should consider installing security window screens on your windows.