The Do’s and Don’ts of Removal of Asbestos-containing Flooring Materials for Homeowners

If you live in a home constructed before 1980, there is a likelihood that your home could contain asbestos in your floor backing, sheet flooring or floor tiles and other parts of the home. It is recommended that you treat these materials as presumed asbestos-containing materials (PACM) until they are confirmed otherwise through specific testing procedures by qualified contractors. Asbestos removal must only be done as a last resort, since the removal process poses the highest risk for release of asbestos fibres. Read More 

Selecting a Simple Commercial Stormwater Drainage System

If you have noticed drainage problems within your commercial property after heavy rains, you should consider installing a stormwater drainage system. This type of structure is designed to control the runoff water from the impervious surfaces in your land such as roadways, parking areas, sidewalks and roofs. In simple terms, the stormwater drainage will prevent flooding due to accumulation of water in these areas. This water can be directed to natural water bodies or into storage reservoirs. Read More 

How Professional Electrical Preventive Maintenance Can Save You Money

There are situations when the DIY approach to electrical issues may make you to spend more money than if you had hired professionals to perform the task for you. This article discusses some ways through which the use of certified electricians to perform electrical preventive maintenance in your commercial building can save you money. Checking the Integrity of Electrical Monitors A layperson may assume that an electrical device is working normally just because the lights on the display monitor are blinking as usual. Read More 

Emergency Response Procedure in the Event of a Natural Gas Leak

There are a lot of ways to detect that there is a natural gas leak in your home but the most common sign is the distinctive rotten-egg smell of natural gas. When most people enter their houses and smell a gas leak, they often get into panic mode because of not knowing how to handle the situation. As a result, they end up acting wrongly and inefficiently as regards responding to the emergency they are faced with. Read More 

Tips for Building a Raised Vegetable Patch Using Treated Pine Sleepers

Not only do you want your backyard area to look stylish and add to the curb appeal of your home, but you also want it to be functional. A raised vegetable garden can be a great way for you to get the most use out of your backyard and allow you to grow your own vegetables. A large raised vegetable garden can be the ideal way for you to grow the vegetable and herbs that you desire. Read More