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Tile Trends: Glass

Ceramic tiles have been around since the dawn of civilisation, but it wasn’t until around 2,500 BC that the Egyptians started using glass in mosaics. The Romans picked up the practice and, of course, improved it. The issue was obtaining the heat necessary to create molten glass. It takes 600C to melt glass, and to
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Recycling your old appliances

You’ve picked up brand new, energy efficient, feature-filled home appliances, maybe from one of our kitchen auctions. Now, what will you do with the old stuff? The state of appliance recycling in Australia is pretty good, but far from the best anywhere. What becomes of recycled appliances, especially refrigerators and freezers, may surprise you. Scrap
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