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Renovating – How to keep your building site safe and tidy


Kiwis are DIY enthusiasts – there’s no denying it. We spend our Saturdays at Mitre 10 Mega – if only for the fundraiser BBQ outside – and our Sundays knocking down walls and knocking up fences. But with all that ‘enthusiasm’ we tend to make a bit of a mess. Keeping a tidy work site is important for protecting your family and pets from dust and debris, but it’s also important when it comes to upholding the terms of your home and contents insurance, and the regulations of your local council. While most DIY work won’t require a building consent,…
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