Rental Scaffolds: Safety 101

There are various advantages associated with using scaffolds over conventional ladders. One of the major advantages is that a scaffold will provide a wider work platform, which provides greater stability and makes it easier to access hard-to-reach areas without adjusting the position of the scaffold every so often. As is the case when using ladders, you should be concerned about your safety when working with a rental scaffold. This article provides three tips on how to improve your safety when using scaffolds for demolition or repairs. Read More 

Deodorising Your Fridge - Natural Remedies for Cleaning

Keeping your refrigerator clean and odour free will ensure you are eating the freshest foods without the risk of contamination. Regular cleaning is needed, however if you dislike the idea of using harsh chemicals you may find that making your own cleaners and odour neutralisers are more to your liking.  First and foremost when storing strong smelling food in your fridge try to seal it up in a freezer bag that has been sealed with a clip or tied up. Read More 

Why TPV Extrusions Are Ideal for the Manufacturing Industry

A TPV (thermoplastic vulcanizates) extrusion is a polymer or a type of plastic that contains a mixture of rubber particles and polypropylene. This material is very popular among owners of industrial complexes due to several factors. This article discusses some of the reasons why you should fabricate industrial machine parts for your factory from TPV extrusions. Dimensional Stability Industrial equipment is exposed to challenging operating conditions, such as extreme pressure in hydraulic parts and intense heat in moving parts. Read More 

How to Get Rid of Paint From a Concrete Surface

Sandblasting is a successful method of stripping away paint, dirt and finishes from a concrete surface. It involves the use of compressed air to spray sand at the concrete surface. This removes paint and all finishes straightaway. For DIY enthusiasts, always check with your sandblaster manual to ascertain the right type of media to load the sandblasting equipment with, given that various concrete surfaces require unique forms of sand grit. Additionally, the manual will also inform you of the correct air valve setting to use according to the target surface. Read More 

A Quick Guide to Roofing Materials for Your Home

When it's time to have a new roof put on your home, or when you're having a new home constructed, you want to ensure you know all your options and choices for materials. Some roofing materials may last longer than others and may better protect your home from the elements, and some are more eco-friendly than others. At the same time, you may want to ensure the roof looks as good as the rest of the home. Read More