Reasons Why Our Roof Leaks.

Many years ago, roof tiles was something that was unheard of. Most roofs were covered with those 3 x 8 zinc roofs. Later. there was a some advancements and asbestos roofs replaced many of the zincs used. Even till today, there are still many houses which uses these asbestos roofs due to it’s lower cost […]

Things to Look Out For Before Buying A House.

So you have saved enough for your first house and you are on a house hunting spree, looking at all the brochures and asking around gathering information. Consider these thing before making the final decision. Always Try to Opt for A New House. Try as far as possible to avoid buying an old house. No […]

Why do paints peel on the lower portion of the wall.

Most terrace houses faces this problem. Though it is not very serious, it can be quite ugly to see paints peeling after a few months, especially at the lower ares of the walls adjacent to the bathrooms. I have attended to calls from my customers complaining that they have a leaking pipe which have caused […]

Metal Awnings versus Polystyrene Awnings

The most common extension to a house is the awnings that we erect in our front porch. In recent years awnings have become become more advanced and we see many different types of designs that are much more attractive than the dull metal awnings that we are so used to. The most common that we […]

Painting on New Wooden Surfaces

So you have replaced a new wooden door and you need to give it a new coat of paint. There are a few steps that you have to take in order for you to give it the shine that it deserves. Choices of colours are varied but the first steps are similar. First of all, […]

Painting on Old Metal Surfaces.

Have tried painting your gates or grills and after applying the new coat of paint, you see wrinkles on certain parts no matter how many days you wait, it just would not dry off? That is because you did not take an effort to clean off the old paintwork thoroughly. Most of us thinks that […]

How to have uninterupted water supply (pt2)

Another very simple way to utilize the water in your storage tanks in cases when water is disrupted is to have 2 separate supplies going to your kitchen sinks. Almost all housholds uses the double sinks nowadays and lots of them have one sink with water from the Mains as required and the other coming […]

How to have continuous water supply even if there is water rationing.

Under the Water Department’s regulation, when installing the plumbing system for a new house, the water from the Mains goes to the storage tank and the kitchen sinks. From the storage tanks the water is then directed to all other outlets like the bathrooms and toilets. It is from this age old regulation that I […]