Helping Your City Stay Green

18 Jul

Many cities are working on something called urban planning. Urban planning is when the city makes a plan for developing the land, protecting the environment, and protecting the people. Whereas the city has complete control over how it decides to sell and develop the land, when it plans to make the city greener, laws alone […]

Why Choose Hydro Mulching

13 Jul

Whether on commercial properties, a home, school, or any other public space, perfectly grown and manicured lawns end up defining the environment of such places. As a homeowner with vast lawns, or even institutions intending to display large areas of manicured turf, you can imagine the frustration that would result from occurrences such as dry […]

Domestic Wastewater Treatment Plants: Frequently Asked Questions Answered

24 Jun

If you’re building a home outside the reach of local sewerage service, you must make arrangements for on-site residential or domestic treatment plants to treat your wastewater. The effluent thereof can be recycled for many purposes, e.g. plant irrigation and other plant applications. These systems are ideal for those building in rural areas and isolated […]

How to Improve the Air Quality in Your Home

20 Jun

If your family is experiencing frequent headaches, sinus congestion, and shortness of breath while inside your home, you might have poor air quality. A good way to tell is if you have these symptoms inside your home, then suddenly find relief when walking outside. Here are some different ways to improve the air quality in […]

Sandstone vs. Limestone: How To Choose The Right Paving For Your Garden

15 Jun

Sandstone and limestone have become extremely popular choices for garden paving in recent years, with some landscaping contractors now only offering patios in these materials. Trying to pick between the two can be daunting for anyone who hasn’t tried to design a garden before, though. You might feel like you don’t know what the difference […]

Various Types of Heat Pumps You Can Consider

26 May

If you are looking for a heating alternative for your home, then you should consider investing in heat pumps. These appliances are a convenient option as they make use of resources that are often ignored in favour of electricity. By using heat pumps, you not only are taking a step to making your home more […]

Tips for Using a Skip When You Have a Mobility Impairment

23 May

If you are going to hire a skip for a project and you have friends, relatives or employees with mobility impairments helping you with the project, you need to plan some modifications for their needs. Luckily, there are a range of ways to make using a skip easier for people with mobility impairments to use. […]

Asbestos in the Workplace: Areas to Be Aware of

29 Apr

Asbestos is a highly dangerous material that was once used in various building applications, including with a variety of building materials. It contains fibres that, when inhaled, can lead to various illnesses and cancers, including mesothelioma. These fibres include amosite, tremolite, and chrysotile, among others. While new buildings do not use asbestos anymore due to […]

6 Tips for Getting the Most out of Your Solar Hot Water System

28 Apr

If you’re considering a solar hot water system, you probably know that your conventional water heater is likely responsible for 21% of the energy used in your home. An efficiently installed solar hot water system can provide the majority of your household’s hot water. The rest comes from a backup water heating system fuelled by […]

Aspects to Consider When Contemplating a Split system air conditioner

27 Apr

If you are looking to either install a new air conditioning system or replace the old one, you will find a wide selection to choose from. One of the options that you will come across in your search for an air conditioning system is the split system air conditioner. However, would this type of unit […]

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