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A truly Floating House - built with AquaSafe®

A truly Floating House

The secrets of how AquaSafe® works, what makes the technology so special and whether it is true that houses built with AquaSafe® can actually swim will all be revealed in the following article.

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The Efficient Basement - Saving energy in basement living spaces

The Efficient Basement

Energy saving is the alpha and omega of building a home. Those who work from sustainable concepts right from the start of their building project, adopting cost-effective building design practices, can save a significant amount of money in the long term. At the same time, the use of valuable resources can be minimised and the environmental impact of the build greatly reduced.

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Ground Bearing Slab and Basement: Non return valve

Ground Bearing Slab and Basement: Non return valve

Besides flooding, drain overflow is the most common cause of water damage to residential and commercial buildings. Due to limited capacity, public sewers can often have problems effectively discharging flood water during periods of heavy rain.

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On schedule, fast & cost-effective  5 Advantages of Prefabricated Basements

On schedule, fast & cost-effective

The decision to install a basement really pays off when building a new home. It can not only greatly increase comfort within a home but can also increase its value.

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Building a basement - What do I need to know about basement windows?

What do I need to know about basement windows?

Today cellars serve a multitude of different purposes. In addition to being invaluable for storage, they are increasingly being used for hobbies and also as full time living areas. Because of this, there is an ever-greater need for basement windows, which, thanks to modern techniques, can be effortlessly installed in both new constructions as well as renovations.

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