What are the Common Ceramic Tiles Surface Defects?

Ceramic tiles surface defects are often about improper tile installation (e.g. missing movement joints) or putting defective tiles in the first place. These could also relate to the incorrect percentage of adhesive used in placing the tiles. 1. Improper tiling Whether it’s internal or external tiling, proper installation is a must for structural and aesthetic reasons. Although most tiling

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New Apartment Defects & How to Detect Them

New apartment defects can cost you thousands up to millions of dollars in extra expenses for repairs and renovations. For example, waterproofing defects can lead to more expensive property damages after a heavy rain. Damaged ceilings, walls and floors could result to expensive demolitions, repairs and renovations. That’s why it’s crucial to know the defects before buying an apartment

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How to Tell If Your Home Has Asbestos?

How to tell if your home has asbestos? If your home was renovated or built before 1985 (or around that year), it’s possible that your place has asbestos. But to be 100% certain, it’s recommended to ask a qualified professional to do the asbestos inspection. Why is it important to know if there’s asbestos in your home or apartment

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How to Tell If You Have Termites in Your Walls

How to tell if you have termites in your walls? After two years or less, termite infestation can result to expensive property damages. It’s especially the case when the damages are structural and need extensive repairs and replacements of the wooden parts. It’s a huge concern for both apartment owners and building managers. After all, the damages brought by

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