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Renovations turn up mortar shell in NSW house, but Australian Defense Force X-ray shows no active fuse

Weekend home renovations came to an alarming halt for a resident on the New South Wales South Coast after he discovered a 30-centimetre-long mortar shell. Key points: A Bulli resident says he was an element of what to do after finding the bomb A Police Bomb Squad, Fire and Rescue and the Australian Defense Force blocked off the street to investigate The mortar was deemed safe to transport Plumber Elliott Doughty moved into his new home in Bulli last month and was digging underneath a concrete slab in his backyard on Sunday afternoon when his shovel hit something unexpected. “I…
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Doireann Garrihy shares exciting home renovation update

Doireann Garrihy Pic: Brian McEvoy Doireann Garrihy has been keeping her loyal followers up to date with her house renovation over the last few months. She bought the property last year and since then has been working tirelessly to make that house a home. And she was eager that she and her partner, Mark Mehigan would be able to move into the gaffe by the bank holiday weekend. “Busy week ahead,” she shared on Instagram Stories. Pic: Instagram/Doireann Garrihy “There’s a chance we could be in the house by this weekend. I doubt it. But my dad is positive,” she…
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New Study Highlights 6 Factors To Consider

Looking back over the experience of the COVID – pandemic, it is no surprise that homeowners are approaching home renovation with gusto. Being stuck within the same four walls of one’s home – working, eating, sleeping, teaching, entertaining and trying to maintain some semblance of sanity – constantly, for two years, has made post-pandemic activities feel like a breath of fresh air. It’s a different story for the professionals who assist homeowners in designing, planning and ultimately putting the hammer on the nails and the mortar between the brick. Their dark cloud has not been cleared. Some of the effects…
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Notices to 7 PWD engineers for CM house construction | Delhi News

NEW DELHI: The Directorate of Vigilance of Delhi government has served showcause notices on seven engineers of the Public Works Department (PWD) for alleged irregularities in the renovation of chief minister Arvind Kejriwal’s official residence at 6 Flag Staff Road in north Delhi’s Civil Lines. The vigilance department observed that the officers who were involved in planning and execution of the project violated the rules and regulations, Central Public Works Department manuals, and Central Vigilance Commission guidelines, and committed various lapses and irregularities while constructing a new building in the guidance of addition and alteration of the CM residence.”…directed to…
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Meet the home owners who renovated a Californian bungalow in Eaglemont during COVID-19

The stylish home offers no hint of the challenges involved in its upgrade.Credits: Miles Real Estate “Agents said, ‘we can’t take you through because of the lockdowns,’ so in the end we ended up renting a house we’d looked at in January in East Ivanhoe, one we’d initially rejected,” Robyn said . It was difficult picking benchtops online.Credits: Miles Real Estate Their rental was only two kilometers from the Eaglemont home, so the Adams spent their allocated hour of exercise within five kilometers of home walking past to check out the renovation progress. The renovation was completed in late 2021…
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Home renovation booms even as project costs increase

Susan Lambertis is in the process of having her entire home renovated and is hopeful it will be completed by early next year. “We are knee-deep in a reno,” she said. After going through plans with an architect last year, getting the necessary approvals and some pandemic-related delays, the project officially started this past spring. Lambert said she and her husband were motivated to upgrade their house after realizing a lot of smaller fixes were needed. “We needed new windows, we needed a new roof. Our kitchen was falling apart — the cabinets were all broken, our fridge was broken,…
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As Their Family Grew, the Suburbs Beckoned

For Peter and Christy Tiboris, like so many others, the pandemic provided the push they needed to do something they’d long contemplated: leave Manhattan for the suburbs. Since marrying in 2013, the couple has bounced around various New York City rentals, taking on more space each time they have a child. By 2020, they had a three-bedroom apartment in TriBeCa and three children: Dessa, now 7, Ernie, 5, and Susana, 4. But even with three bedrooms, their home felt ready to burst at the seams as the couple contemplated having more children. “And there was no way we were going…