How to Protect Your Home From Water Damage
27 July 2018
Water damage in the home is very serious and shouldn't be ignored, as even a small plumbing leak or build-up of moisture behind the walls can lead to softened framework and dangerous mould growth. If the home's plumbing is leaking, this also means that you're wasting water! To protect your home from water leaks and the risk of mould growth, note a few tips to keep in mind.
Start with the roof
3 Things to Check Before Doing DIY Concrete Repair
4 June 2018
Concrete repair is something that many homeowners face. The repair is usually on a driveway or walkway. Before you decide to repair a whole or break in the concrete yourself, there are a few things you need to check. By making these quick checks, you can ensure that you are repairing the full extent of the issue and not overlooking something that could lead to replacement.
Check for Erosion
If the crack or break in the concrete splinters off, then follow the additional cracks.
Why Electrical Grounding Is Crucial For a New Structure
30 April 2018
While installation of an electric system is pertinent during construction, this energy source is still one of the more dangerous systems in your home. Improper installation or lack of adequate safety mechanisms can put all residents in the house at risk, not to mention the shorting of electrical appliances, which results in expensive repairs. If you are undergoing some construction work and are at the stage of electric installation, it is advisable to ensure your electrical contractors employ a grounding of the system.
Gearing Up: the Most Common Industrial Gearbox Faults, and Their Solutions
27 March 2018
Having issues with the gearbox is one of the most common problems for regular drivers — so perhaps it's no surprise that they're so frequent in industrial machinery too. Not only does the gearbox work hard as an integral part of any piece of heavy machinery, but it's also composed of a great number of moving parts. As any engineer will tell you, that's a recipe for disaster. But what exactly is likely to go wrong with your gearbox?