Lorraine Fletcher

Hot and Cold: When Your Shower Abruptly Changes Temperature

Do you like to sing in the shower? If anyone was listening in, they might think that your yelps and bellows are simply you trying (and maybe failing) to hit a certain note. But they might be wrong. Your yelps and bellows might be you reacting to a sudden change in water temperature. This doesn't make for a peaceful shower, whether you're singing or not. When the water temperature deviates from the temperature you've selected, you can experience sudden bursts of cold water, which is certainly annoying. Read More 

Signs You Need a New Timber Dock on Your Property

If you have shoreline on your property, one of the best ways to make the most of it is constructing a dock to facilitate easy access to the water. Moreover, a dock is necessary if you have a boat, so you cannot do without this structure if you own a watercraft. However, the mistake that homeowners make is assuming that once their timber dock is constructed, then they will not have to pay any attention to it anymore. Read More 

Industrial Safety Valves: How to Prevent Malfunctions and Failure

The malfunction and breakdown of your industrial safety valves can cause extensive losses and complications. In general, if this component fails to operate as expected, the system in which it is installed could be compromised during an emergency. As a result, the workers and people on the worksite might sustain severe injuries. In addition, the affected industrial equipment could be significantly damaged by the valve failure, resulting in prolonged time and the need for expensive repairs. Read More 

Underpinning Techniques for Repairing Faulty Foundations

Underpinning is one of the best methods for increasing the depth of a foundation or repairing a faulty foundation. This could be the case if the foundation is damaged or you intend to add more storeys to an existing building. One of the common signs that show a structure requires underpinning is when it has visible cracks, or there is a sign of a faulty foundation, particularly diagonal cracks. The most popular technique an underpinning contractor can use is the mass pour method. Read More 

Time For A Kerb, But Which One Best Suits Your Needs?

When it comes to concrete kerbing, most people do not find it a subject to get excited about. After all, aren't all kerbs the same? As someone who needs to replace concrete kerbing at their home, you will be surprised to learn that there are differences in kerbing types, and knowing these difference helps you determine which product is best for your needs. So before you call a concrete contractor to come and quote for your project, these are three different kerbs available to you. Read More