Asbestos Removal Not Just a Risk for the Worker

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  • September 26, 2018
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  Almost 50 years after New Zealand businesses working in and around construction were first made aware of the risks of asbestos, removal of the cancer causing material is still not being managed effectively, says WorkSafe New Zealand. “Asbestos is New Zealand’s number one killer in the workplace with around

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  Sheppard and Rout Architects Ltd has notable experience restoring designs of architectural distinction to their former glory while retaining a kinship with their surrounds and maximising enjoyment of the space. Director David Sheppard explains Canterbury’s emerging architectural landscape.  Prior to the

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6 Home Renovation Steps

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  • March 12, 2018
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  Put more of your hard-earned dollars into the things you want to around the home with these six easy to follow steps:  Book your Realsure HouseProud inspection now and get the facts about where your home is really at and what needs to be done. Write up a maintenance plan based on the prioritised work iden

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Safe as Houses

  Put yourself in a burglar’s shoes. If you ‘think like a thief’ you will be able to identify signs of security weaknesses in your home. Lock your doors and windows Record the serial numbers of expensive electronic items and photograph these and other valuables Keep valuables out of sight i.e. jewelry

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At Home When You’re Not There

  You can now answer your front door in person, even when you’re not at home. The Ring Video Doorbell streams live HD video and two-way audio, allowing you to see, hear and speak to anyone on your property from your smartphone, tablet or PC. You get instant alerts when visitors press your doorbell or trigg

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Cool Moves

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  • September 22, 2016
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Home ventilation systems typically comprise of an above the ceiling roof cavity and a centrally mounted fan which distributes drier filtered air from the roof cavity into bedrooms and living rooms, via a network of ducting, all installed by a specialist. Depending on the number of room outlets, ducted systems can cost

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Think Like a Thief

Put yourself in a burglar’s shoes. If you ‘think like a thief’ you will be able to identify signs of security weaknesses in your home. Lock your doors and windows Record the serial numbers of expensive electronic items and photograph these and other valuables Keep valuables out of sight i.e. jewellery, came

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Asbestos Law Changes Arrive in April

Photo by Windy As of April 4, most asbestos removal work will require a licence. This will affect not only asbestos removal businesses, but also builders, roofers and other tradespeople who remove asbestos. The new laws will help make sure people removing asbestos have the skills and experience they need to keep th

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Cooking up a Storm

Whether it’s a massive overhaul or a minor renovation, Bunnings has some great tips for building a kitchen and making sure you avoid any hiccups along the way. Measure up Measure your space and then measure it again. It’s important to get this first stage right. Check points Check where all your existing plumbi

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