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Asbestos Inspection and Abatement Contractors

Posted by on Jul 30, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Asbestos Inspection and Abatement Contractors

Asbestos is a toxic, naturally occurring, fibrous material found in rocks and soils. Though microscopic in nature, asbestos fibers are extremely durable and resistant to fire and most chemical reactions and breakdowns. For this reason, asbestos material has been widely used in the past for various industrial applications. These include manufacture of cement compounds, floor tiles, ceiling materials and textile products.  However, Asbestos is now strictly regulated in Australia and other countries, as exposure to this toxic material poses a threat to human health and safety. Construction workers exposed to asbestos can easily inhale it due to its microscopic fibers and are at a high risk of health conditions related to this material. Buildings constructed using asbestos material pose a health hazard to the occupants in case of material damage. Since a safe level of exposure to asbestos has...

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How to Choose a Hot Water System

Posted by on Jul 6, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on How to Choose a Hot Water System

When it comes to replacing your hot water heater, you need to make sure that you choose the right system for your home and to ensure that you follow any federal regulations that may be in effect. Some governments have put regulations on these purchases in an effort to lower energy consumption. You may need an expert to handle the replacement so that you are sure to get one that is compliant. However, this can be costly and if you want to take care of the issue yourself, here are a few tips to ensure that you are choosing the right one. Choices, choices, choices You will definitely find that there are a lot more choices these days when it comes to water systems. You have your traditional tank units and then you have tankless units. The tankless units...

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Save Money on Portable Toilet Hire With These Five Essential Tips

Posted by on Jun 12, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Save Money on Portable Toilet Hire With These Five Essential Tips

If you are renting portaloos for a large event, there are ways to save money both on their cost and on possible related expenses. If you want to keep your event budget under control but also have a spot for your attendees to do their business, here are some helpful money-saving tips: 1. Ask for a bulk discount When trying to decide how many portaloos to book, keep in mind that you may be able to get a bulk discount. Talk with your portable toilet representative about ordering a few extra toilets to garner a bulk discount. 2. Book an ample number of portaloos Even if you cannot get a bulk discount, you should still make sure that you order an ample number of toilets. If you have never planned a large event before, your portaloo sales representative can...

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AC Maintenance: When to Clean the Air Ducts

Posted by on May 18, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on AC Maintenance: When to Clean the Air Ducts

The air conditioning system requires regular maintenance to improve performance and to limit unwarranted energy consumption. Unfortunately, the ductwork in central air conditioners is rarely considered during servicing sessions since the components are concealed. It is important to remember that the ducts are responsible for supplying cool and even warm air so damage and dirt will compromise the air quality. Duct cleaning refers to the process in which the dirt, dust and other foreign substances are eliminated from the building’s ductwork. You can carry out the cleaning tasks without professional assistance but it is advisable to engage an AC cleaning company like AIRCON BY DESIGN. You will get better results and minimise the risk of injury during the task. Here are the main signs that indicate that your air conditioning ductwork needs cleaning. Mould Growth The presence of mould...

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Some Unusual Uses for Used Shipping Containers

Posted by on Apr 23, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

In an effort to reclaim and use used shipping containers, many weird and wonderful ideas have been thought of to transform the containers into something else, giving them a new lease of life and usefulness. Many countries around the world have large amounts of shipping containers that they can’t use anymore, so it is fashionable, in some places, to find alternative uses for them. This article looks at some unusual ways that shipping containers have been recycled, and are now used in a completely different way to what they were intended for. Swimming Pools Due to their size and depth, used shipping containers make excellent swimming pools for kids. With a little work, such as placing material around the inside edges of the container or finding and fixing any small holes, a used shipping container can be turned onto...

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