What You Need to Know About Asbestos Removal
5 March 2021
Asbestos is a naturally occurring mineral, used in buildings as an insulator or fire retardant. Today its use is limited because asbestos and asbestos-containing materials are considered a public health hazard. Its removal is highly regulated and you must have the permit to remove asbestos. Asbestos removal work involves the identification, repair, encapsulation, or removal of asbestos-containing materials to eliminate the risks of toxic asbestos fibres.
Asbestos-Containing Materials in Buildings
3 Environmentally Friendly DIY Cleaning Equipment
23 October 2018
Nowadays, activities around the home require tools that require some form of energy to operate. While the tools help with various chores such as mowing the lawn or pumping water, some of the devices affect the environment negatively. Consequently, most environmentally aware homeowners advocate for electric gadgets since electricity is a clean form of energy. However, if you are a DIY enthusiast, you can still make environmentally friendly tools on your own.
Remarkable Renewables: Comparing Green Energy Sources
3 July 2018
As the world steers away from non-renewable and high-risk power sources such as nuclear energy and fossil fuels, there's still a lot to learn about their renewable counterparts. Technology for renewable energy sources is improving all the time, and that's likely to speed up as even more time and resources are shifted away from old power sources and onto these ones. For now, however, what are the advantages and disadvantages of each type of renewable energy, and how are they used?
Period Home Renovation? Why You Need to Exercise Caution
26 June 2018
After World War I and World War II, the Australian building industry enjoyed a boom and a vast number of new homes popped up around the country. Of course, standards were not what they are today, and builders were not aware of the risks posed by some of the materials at the time. Consequently, a large number of these older homes contain asbestos in one form or another. Fast forward to today and you may be the proud new owner of one of those 'period' properties and you're rolling up your sleeves for a new renovation project.