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Maintenance

Light switch

How to clean light switches

Cleaning light switches is not difficult, and is perfectly safe provided that you do it the right way.

Cleaning a light globe

How to clean light globes

Light globes, particularly those outside, can lose a significant amount of light output if not cleaned regularly.

Lighting maintenance

Lighting maintenance

There's not a whole lot to maintaining lighting, but a little effort once in a while can make a pretty significant difference. Learn more about maintaining your lights, and how to recycle safely.

How to recycle fluorescent globes

Fluorescent globes contain mercury. Find out how to recycle them safely and avoid harmful pollution.

Will switching to different globes save you money?

Newer globe types may be cheaper to run, but they're also more expensive to buy. Is switching worth the effort?

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Architect vs building designer vs draftsperson

What's the difference between an architect and a building designer?

Not many people know the difference between an architect and a building designer. They’re both employed to design buildings – and they share many common skills and offer very similar services. Find out what the difference is.

Windows
Timber window frames

Timber windows

  • Aesthetically pleasing
  • Great thermal performance
  • Not as durable as other frames
  • Requires a bit of maintenance
Kitchen
Appliance regulations

Kitchen appliance regulations

Buying and fitting major kitchen appliances isn't always as easy as just putting them where they'll fit and plugging them in.

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