How to Keep Your Office Safe From the Risk of a Fire

A company owner and managers have a responsibility for keeping the staff safe, and this means more than just providing factory workers with safety gear. Office workers also need to be safe when on the job; as a business owner or manager, you may not think there is much risk of a fire in your company, but they do occur and can be devastating. As safety is your responsibility, note a few tips for reducing your risk of a fire and any damage they may cause if one should start. Read More 

Hydraulics 101: The Temperature Effect

You probably don't like the process of changing the hydraulic oil in your log splitter. It's often a messy affair, but it's necessary if you hope to continue to enjoy the convenience of having the hydraulic splitter. You might not know it, but your actions probably contribute to the degradation of hydraulic oil in the splitter and the subsequent need for an oil change. This article discusses the effect of temperature extremes on hydraulic fluid and how your actions may be a contributing factor to the degradation of this fluid. Read More 

Why an Aluminum Roof Can Be a Good Choice for Your Home

Before you have a new roof put on your home or tell your builder the type of roof you want for a new home, you might want to consider an aluminum roof. Metal roofs offer many advantages over other types of building materials, and aluminum especially can be the right option for your home. Note a few reasons why aluminum can be such a good roofing material and when it can be the best choice for your home in particular. Read More 

Safety precautions when cutting fibre reinforced plastic

Fibre reinforced plastic is a durable, light material that can be used for a variety of applications. FRP grating, FRP decking, FRP structural profiles and FRP cable trays & ladders are common areas of application and are used for both industrial and residential purposes. If you want to use FRP for your building project on your property, you are most likely going to have to cut it to get it to fit your purposes. Read More 

Maintenance Tips for Your Double Glazed Windows

If you were looking for a way to make your home more energy efficient throughout the year, then double glazed windows would be a worthy investment. Not only do these types of windows prevent heat transfer from and into your home, they are also aesthetically appealing. This enhances the overall attractiveness of your home and could even increase the resale value of your home. However, since installing double glazed windows tends to cost a pretty penny, it would be prudent to take measures to ensure that they remain in pristine condition. Read More