Five Critical Tips for Removing Asbestos Safely When You Have Kids
3 August 2015
The act of removing or mitigating asbestos puts a lot of asbestos fibers into the air, and if inhaled, these fibers can cause lung issues and rare cancers. If you have children in your home, you need to ensure they are protected as you are removing the asbestos from your home. Here are some tips to keep in mind:
1. Leave the house during the asbestos removal
If possible, plan a holiday, go camping or stay at a hotel while the asbestos is being removed.
Urban planning for the aging population
30 July 2015
If you are on the local council of an area with an aging population, it's important to contemplate how the aging population may affect the urban planning needs of your area. Here are some potential ways that urban planning can increase the liveability of your area for older residents.
Smooth footpaths and ramps rather than stairs
For elderly residents, uneven surfaces can make it more likely for residents to have stumbles and falls.
5 Instances When You'll Need Ecological Consultant Services
24 July 2015
An ecological consultant is often needed before construction of a home or commercial building, and before any major landscaping features are added or changed on a property. If you're considering a new construction of any type, you might want to note if you should use the services of an ecological consultant first. The following suggests when their services may be necessary, and what they may look for and report on with your property.