Installing Suitable School Fencing

Fencing is installed to keep premises safe, to deter criminal activity, to make spaces safer, and to improve appearances as well. School fencing needs to deliver all of these functions and more, plus it needs to be particularly cost effective as schools have limited budgets. Any school that’s installing new fencing on their premises need to know that the fencing will be suitable for their specialist environment. Why do schools install fencing and what purposes will the fencing need to fulfil? There are many reasons... 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

Timber Cladding for a Garage, Outhouse, Shed...

A garage or outhouse is a luxury, and a much sought after addition to a home. Whilst the storage space is a great bonus, the appearance of the building itself is also of the utmost importance. Without the building looking its best and complementing the rest of the property, it can be detrimental to build it. By using a premium material such as timber cladding, any kind of additional building can be made into a part of the home, so that it blends in or... Read more

Chain Slings and their Various Configurations

When purchasing a chain sling, there will be various configurations available to make different lifts possible. The chains might have between one and four legs, and there are also different customisation options you can use to make the sling suitable for different lifts. All in all, chain slings are highly versatile and you will have many different options when choosing to purchase one for carrying out various lifting processes. There are different capacities, configurations and options you will need to understand before purchasing a lifting... 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

Saving Time and Money with Builders Hoists

Anybody who works on site will know that builders hoists are essential time saving pieces of equipment that allow you to get the job done more efficiently. They allow builders to work at height without having to go back down to ground level all the time, and they also help to create a safer site environment by greatly reducing the risk of equipment being dropped from height. Using hoists to secure equipment can really help to push a project along and get it completed as... 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