Lorraine Fletcher

How to Be Frugal When Spending on Skip Bin Hire

Looking to rent a skip bin for your next rubbish removal project? No doubt, skip bin hire is one of the easiest and most convenient ways to remove rubbish from your property. But, like other commercially available services, it can be costly.  One thing that you will need to think about before hiring a skip for your project is the cost of renting the best skip for your needs. Keeping in mind that you get what you pay for, you will want to steer clear of skip bin rental companies that quote cheap prices. Read More 

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