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Is That Asbestos? Here’s How To Tell!

14 December 2016
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

If you're renovating a property and you come across something you think might be asbestos, you'd do well to be cautious of dealing with it. But how can you tell if what you've found truly is asbestos or if it's simply fibreglass or plasterboard? Read on to find out more and help yourself ameliorate a few of your potential concerns. Before you start worrying, check the date: If your home was built in 1979 or earlier, asbestos is very likely and you should proceed with caution. Read More …

Double Glased Windows: What Are Their Benefits?

13 December 2016
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Double glazing, also referred to as insulated glazing is the utilisation of two glass panes to construct a single window for the purpose of reducing both noise and heat transmissions. By using double glazed windows, the gap between the two panes significantly reduces the transmission of heat as well as sound, as opposed to single glazed windows where both are easily transferred. For instance, single glazed windows allow sunlight to heat up the house in summer; and during winter, heat can easily escape through the window out of the house. Read More …

Factors to Consider When Selecting Cooling Tower Fill Replacement

13 December 2016
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

It may not always be advisable for you to replace the cooling tower fill with fill of the same specification as the previous fill. This is because you may miss an opportunity to switch to cooling tower fill that will perform better. This article discusses some of the factors that you should think about when selecting cooling tower fill replacement. Fill Material Cooling tower fill is available in a variety of materials, including rubber and PVC. Read More …

Why you Should Never Indulge in DIY Home Electrical Repairs

13 December 2016
 Categories: , Blog

Nowadays, more electrical appliances are used in most homes such as game consoles, laptop or desktop computers, DVD players, a TV in every room, a microwave and a satellite receiver. Therefore, the risk of electrical accidents is now higher than it has ever been.  When there is an electrical problem, some people prefer to do the repairs themselves to save money and time. However, doing your own electrical repairs can be a dangerous thing, most especially when you don't have any expert knowledge in that field. Read More …

How and Why?: Common Causes of Blocked Drains

12 December 2016
 Categories: Construction & Contractors, Blog

Blocked drains are extremely frustrating, in that they are very simple problems which can cause an inordinate amount of damage. Damp and leaks in your walls, persistent smells and electrical damage can all come from something as avoidable as a backlog of leaves in your drain. This is all the more reason to have your drains maintained regularly, or to do so yourself. However, there are a plethora of reasons why you might have problems with your drains. Read More …