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  • Three Commonly Ignored Signs of a House that Needs Underpinning

    25 October 2018

    The condition of the foundation is what determines whether a house will have enough structural integrity to stand for many years. If the first foundation was not strong enough, or if water and other external forces have weakened it, it may be possible to strengthen it using concrete or metallic supports. The process of using metal supports to improve the foundation of a home is known as underpinning, and it is instrumental in stabilising a shaky foundation.

  • 3 Reasons Why Your Business Needs an E-Waste Recycling Plan

    12 June 2018

    Do you ever stop to think about what you will do with your computers, printers, photocopiers, shredders, TVs and other business electronics when they break down? What if you want to upgrade your computers from the old models to the new advanced ones? Do you have a system in place for managing such kind of waste? Your waste collection company will not allow you to dump electronic waste in the regular dumpsters and skip bins.

  • Tips to Help You Get the Best Value for Building and Construction Materials

    12 March 2018

    One of the most important decisions that you will have to make as a builder is where to source building supplies. There are countless suppliers of building materials; unfortunately, not all of them will be as durable and of good quality as you would like them to be. Note that the materials you invest in will determine the durability of your building and also the quality of the building which will result.

  • Tips for Choosing Your Colour Scheme Before You Hire Items for Your Wedding

    17 December 2017

    If you're hiring a marquee, tables, chairs, linens and other items for your wedding ceremony or reception, you should decide on your colour scheme before making those decisions. Still trying to decide? Check out these ideas. Match Your Theme The theme of your wedding should help you figure out some of the colours you want to include in your wedding. For instance, if your theme is edgy and alternative, you may want royal purple, silver or even a little black, but if your theme is traditional and upscale, you may want pale pink with gold accents.

  • Finding the Right Location For Your Jetty: 2 Things to Consider

    1 November 2017

    There is no better way to relax than to spend some time boating on a lake or river. The experience can be even more relaxing if you have access to a private stretch of water. If you have recently purchased land which contains a water feature such as a section of river or a lake, you may be planning to install a jetty so you can launch and moor your boats.

  • Water Pumps: How to Deal with 3 Common Electrical Problems

    11 September 2017

    Water pumps can be used for a variety of uses such as irrigating crops, draining flood waters and transporting water supplies from one storage tank to another. However, from time to time, you may notice that your water pump fails due to an electrical issue. Below is a guide which will help you to get your pump operation again. Inspect the alternator The alternator provides the electrical power which allows the water pump to fire up.

  • Various Ways Stainless Steel Balustrades Are Suited For Commercial Premises

    28 August 2017

    Your business premises is the first contact potential clients have with your organisation. Therefore, you need to ensure that it is making an impression that would help boost your bottom line. With all the walkways, patios and balconies that commercial premises are designed with, it is important to install balustrading made from premium materials to give your location a trendy appearance. One of the materials that you could use to achieve this is stainless steel balustrading.

  • Comparing Impressed Current Rods and Magnesium Anodes

    20 August 2017

    When water, electricity and metal surfaces come into contact, they result in chain reactions that can lead to significant damage. Take the case of a water tank with a heater in your home. Using electric current to heat the water corrodes the surface of the metal tank. Therefore, you need a reliable method to help you take care of the metal walls of your tank. Anodic protection using sacrificial metals is the way to go these days.

  • 4 Things You Should Check Before Restarting Glycol Chillers

    18 August 2017

    It is possible for laypeople to conduct some basic glycol system chiller maintenance, such as topping up the glycol solution when its level drops. However, several precautions have to be taken before the system is restarted. This article discusses some of those checks that you should perform before you restart the chiller system.  Electrical Connections You need to verify that all the electrical connections on your glycol system are tight before you restart that chiller.

  • Keep Your Home Safe from Winter Storm Damage

    16 August 2017

    Winter is hard on everyone, and frequent winter storms can be tough on your home as well. When temperatures drop and the snow starts flying, many homeowners spend less time outdoors, and that means they could miss damage to their homes caused by snow, ice and other winter perils. Even when the temperatures drop below zero, it is a good idea to check the exterior of your home for common winter storm damage.