When You Should Replace Your Window Unit with a Central AC System

Some homeowners are unsure about when they should replace their window AC units with central air conditioning systems. This article discusses some factors that you may base upon to make the switch from window AC units to central air conditioning. The Condition of the Window Unit Chances are high that the window unit in the older home that you bought is outdated. Such an outdated unit may be consuming a lot of energy when compared with AC units manufactured recently. Read More 

Land Reclamation: Why Hydromulching Is Ideal for Restoring Bad Land

Bad land is a common scenario in many areas. It is caused by massive erosion of the upper soil layers, exposing the inner soft rocks that lie just under the soil. Such erosion can result from bad farming practices, deforestation (extensive felling of trees in forested areas), or mining. Essentially, bad land cannot support productive activities such as agriculture and supporting the growth of wild vegetation and animals. The good news is that bad land can be reclaimed and restored for more meaningful use. Read More 

How to Package Asbestos for Disposal

Each jurisdiction has specific guidelines that must be followed when packaging asbestos or asbestos containing materials (ACM). However, those different guidelines all aim to prevent the asbestos from becoming friable (particles becoming airborne). This article discusses some ways through which different types of asbestos materials found in your home can be packaged for safe disposal. Asbestos Sheets Keep the asbestos sheets (such as asbestos tiles) wet as you get ready to package them for disposal. Read More 

4 Questions You Need To Ask When Selecting a Hot Water Heater

Getting the wrong heater can drastically increase your energy bill, so you really have to think about you decision in the long run. If you're looking to replace your current heater or want to buy one, there are a few things you need to ask yourself. What type do you need? First things first, you need to be aware of the different types of water heaters available. Storage heaters: There are convectional storage heaters that have a reservoir tank that temporarily stores water before releasing it to your taps. Read More 

Grease Trap Cleaning Best Practice

In order for a grease trap system to work properly, it requires regular cleaning.  You could use a professional contractor to do this job for you, or you could save your business some money by tackling the task yourself if you have a small grease trap.  Here's a guide on how to clean out your grease trap. What you'll need pry bar notebook and pencil Environment Agency FOG report measuring stick small bucket scoop rubbish bags washing-up liquid steel wool How to do it Read More