Self-employed support extended for 3 months

During the worldwide pandemic, many businesses and individuals have taken a huge loss of earnings due to lock down this has seen many employees placed on a scheme called furlough. The government has been paying 80% of all employee’s wages that are placed on furlough this is to ensure businesses don’t go under due to the current crisis. All self-employed people have been offered 80% of lost earning too under a scheme called SEISS (self-employed income support scheme) all self-employed individuals who lost earnings due... Read more

PPE in construction

Every single site you work on will have health and safety risks therefore it should be a priority for every worker to have sufficient PPE. Every year accidents on site happen, it is a major issue for day labourers and skilled labourers. Many of these accidents are worse due to lack of personal protective equipment. Having adequate PPE can majorly reduce the severity risk outcome from an accident on site. What types of PPE should I be using? 1. Head protection – hard hats are... Read more

Various Benefits Of Smoke Vents

Smoke vents are an essential part of the fire emergency plan of a building. These are designed to keep the staircases and corridors in a building clear by providing an escape route to smoke in case of a fire. It also helps in allowing the fire fighters to access the building in order to extinguish the fire effectively. Smoke vents are usually of two types including mechanical automated vents and natural vents. Both these systems have their own advantages. In case of a natural smoke... Read more

The Importance Of Sectional Doors To Factories

These are vertical sections created in the factory to separate different sections. The place can be divided into as many sections as the space in the factory can provide. Every section in the factory is created to suit different purposes. Once you decide to have industrial sectional doors then it is wise for you to invest in the best quality. It is advisable to go for roller doors for industrial business because of their benefits. These are such as good security, durability, strong doors among... Read more

The Different Types Of Garden Gates

Garden gates are important to protect your garden space or yard. They give pedestrian access to a yard or garden and coordinate with fencing of the property. A garden gate has a distinct design to set it apart from the fence of the property. There are different types of gates out there. Here are some of the most common types of garden gates for your property. Wooden garden gates are arguably one of the most common types of gates you’ll see. This is because of... Read more

Understanding Air Compressors

Many years ago, workshops used to have a central power source that drove all the tools through a system of wheels and belts. The power was routed around the workshop mechanically. This technology, machinery and equipment were heavy, huge in size, and very expensive to come by for small operations. Because of this, it made it almost solely accessible by big companies and factories. In recent years, as technology has advanced and machinery has reduced in costs there has been a phasing out of the... Read more

Reasons For Painting Your House

If you’re thinking about painting your house, you should not think twice about it as there are many benefits to doing it. Some might even go so far as to say that it is as essential as painting the inside. The interior and the exterior parts of a house should receive equal attention. It is deplorable because many people tend to leave the outdoor bit unattended. If, for example, you have painted it in the past, it is essential for you to monitor it and... Read more

What is sub-surface printed aluminium?

There are many situations where it makes perfect sense to utilise sub surface printing on aluminum, such as for nametags, product fascias or signs. One of the big advantages is of course that it offers excellent scuff resistance, yet you also get terrific weather and chemical resistance too, so the quality of the ink over time doesn’t deteriorate, well that’s the hope anyway. Aluminium fascia panels are renowned for featuring sub surface printing, and this is because they have to detail locations, whether it’s a... Read more

Cranes that don’t get enough credit

There are many different types of cranes and we talk about jib and gantry cranes a lot on our website, so this article is to run through a few of the other important types. Tower: As you can understand from the title, the first model is a tower crane which is used by many large developers across the globe. Tower cranes are a common fixture at any major construction site and this means they’re pretty hard to miss! You’ll often look up to see them... Read more