Tips on Safe DIY Asbestos Waste Removal

When dust containing asbestos fibres is inhaled, it can pose human health risks, such as lung cancer and asbestosis. Aside from that, asbestos waste can remain in the environment for a lengthy duration because it doesn't disintegrate quickly. For that reason, it is extremely important that you make sure asbestos is handled and transported safely before being disposed of at a local authority refuse facility that accepts asbestos waste. If you are ridding of bonded asbestos from your household as a do-it-yourselfer, here's what you can do to ensure that there is minimal release of asbestos fibres into the air. Read More 

How to Improve a Building’s Acoustics

A building's acoustics, meaning how it transmits sound, is important for anyone inside and outside the building. In an office building, for example, your staff needs quiet in order to concentrate and to hear customers on the phone. While you may not be able to create a completely silent environment for your staff, you can often improve building acoustics overall. Note a few tips and suggestions on how to do this, and if you still need to improve sound quality in your office building, check with an acoustical engineer for even more personalized advice. Read More 

Laws governing management of weeds affecting bushes on your land

When weeds infest your land and affect the spread of natural bush cover, there is a need for immediate intervention. Weeds hinder the development of the bushes by competing for the nutrient and water resources in the soil. Some of them have faster reproduction rates than the bush; hence, they encroach the area covered by the bush and cause the death of various species. Given the importance of weed management, the government, and local authorities have come up with various laws to govern the regeneration of bushes. Read More 

When you shouldn’t pump your septic tank out

Pumping out your septic tank is something that should be performed at least every third year to make sure your septic system is working at top performance. If you wait too long to perform a septic tank pump out, the tank might become too full and start releasing waste back up the plumbing. However, there are times and circumstances when you should not pump out your septic tank, regardless of how long it has been since you've done it. Read More 

Misconceptions about Cleaning and Pumping Septic Tanks

When it comes to proper care, maintenance and pumping of septic tanks, there are a lot of misconceptions. In order to ensure your septic tank stays clean and lasts for years to come, there are certain processes you must follow. Here are some of the common misconceptions and ways to properly handle your tank. Pumping and Cleaning Schedule Many people mistakenly believe that if they pump their tank frequently they will save money by making the tank last longer. Read More