Understanding Asbestos Removal

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Asbestos is a hazardous fibre that can be found inside your business or home. Asbestos fibres are small and undetectable, making it difficult to determine whether you have been exposed. Asbestos abatement is the identification, repair, removal and encapsulation of products or materials in a structure to remove the threat of exposure to asbestos fibres. Why Is Asbestos Abatement Necessary? If materials containing asbestos are not removed by an asbestos abatement professional, they pose a great danger to anyone who comes in contact with raw asbestos materials, fibres or dust.

20 February 2020

Flooring Options For Your New Kitchen

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When planning a new home, one of the major design decisions is the kitchen flooring. Here are several options to consider. Ceramic And Porcelain Tiles The kitchen floor can become the destination for numerous food and drink spills over its lifetime. So a material — such as porcelain or ceramic tile — that is non-porous, hygienic and easy-to-clean makes a great option. This flooring is durable and doesn't absorb food odours, which also helps to keep your kitchen fresh-smelling.

7 January 2020

Three Reasons Why You Need Lumbar Support Truck Seats

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If you drive for an extended time, you are likely to get back pain. It is even worse for you if you are a size outside the norm. Skinny people or obese people, for instance, will experience soreness even after a short time driving. When working as a truck driver, you drive for very long hours. You need a seat that supports your back so that you do not have back pain.

3 December 2019

Benefits Of Frosted Glass Doors For Your New Home

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When building a new home, you'll have a myriad of decisions to make regarding flooring, paint colours, countertops and furniture. Amongst the numerous choices, it can be easy to neglect the doors. However, doors are the perfect way to incorporate beautiful accent pieces into the decor, and they're also crucial for privacy and light flow. Here are some advantages of one option—frosted glass doors.  Creates An Airy Aesthetic Glass doors create an open, airy feeling in a home by allowing light flow between rooms and from outside.

29 October 2019

3 Types of Waterproofing Solutions for Your Basement

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Homes with basements are susceptible to water damage. Damaged sewer lines, leaky water pipes and heavy rain are some of the common causes of basement water damage. To prevent water seepage into your basement, there are various basement waterproofing methods that you can use. Take a look at three of those techniques below. Exterior Basement Waterproofing  This type of basement waterproofing system is also referred to as positive side waterproofing, owing to the fact that it prevents surface water from entering your basement.

15 October 2019

3 Critical Areas of Concern in the Design of Pedestrian Facilities

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If current statistics are anything to go by, it would be right to conclude that the safety and convenience of walking have decreased considerably. Although total road deaths are decreasing, pedestrian deaths have seen a spike of 9.3% annually. This can mean that pedestrians are neglected by town planning, and the results of such inaction are precise. As civil engineers, designing and developing comfortable, safe and efficient pedestrian facilities should be at the core of any urban planning and civil works projects.

26 September 2019

How to use timber trusses in your new home

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If you are building a new home, then one of the earliest decisions you will need to make is what material you will use for the frame of the building. There are several choices available, but one of the most popular options is to use timber wall frames. If, alongside timber frames, trusses are also used, you have created a great style combination. Timber is a highly practical material that is strong and resilient while remaining beautiful to look at.

4 September 2019