Surprising Issues That Might Interfere With Fire Safety Compliance in Your Building

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Most commercial buildings will go through a regular fire safety inspection to ensure that the location is safe and compliant with local fire codes. You may already be aware of many things that a fire inspector will check during this visit, such as whether or not sprinkler systems and alarms are operational and if fire exit doors are clear and unobstructed. However, note a few items on their checklist that might surprise you and which you may want to check out before your scheduled inspection to ensure your building is compliant and so you can avoid any fines and the need for a second inspection.

16 May 2017

Follow This Procedure to Replace the Anodes in Your Water Heater

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There are two problems you will encounter when using anodes to protect your water heater tank. These are corrosion and the build-up of calcium carbonate over time. Ideally, the purpose of having anode rods in the tank is to divert corrosion for the tank to the anode rod. The rod is thus eaten away in the process, reducing its ability to protect the tank. Secondly, you will notice a whitish substance accumulating on the rod over time due to a chemical process referred to as passivation.

16 May 2017

Oh no, my key just broke in the lock!

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It can be a real shock when you go to twist your key in the lock and it ends up snapping. Here are some tips to help you get through the situation.  Stop and assess If you have noticed that the key has snapped the first thing to do is to stop and check out how bad the damage is. Sometimes a snap or crack in the key in a cold temperature can sound more dramatic than it is.

16 May 2017

Signs Your Residential Air Conditioning May Need an Overhaul

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Homeowners will typically consider air conditioning services right before the summer or the winter to ensure that their system will work in optimum condition. However, if you find that you are routinely engaging in repair and maintenance, it may be time to consider overhauling your system and getting an entirely new unit. The initial cost of purchasing a brand new system may seem expensive, but in reality, it would save you more in the long term as you will not have to spend money on unnecessary repairs.

16 May 2017

7 Essentials for Creating Straight Lines With Line Marking Equipment

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Whether you're marking lines in a car park, a sports pitch or anywhere else, the lines likely need to be straight. Line marking equipment makes it easier to create a straight line than applying paint directly from the can, but in addition to using the right equipment, there are additional key steps you should take to ensure the lines are straight. 1. Don't Line Mark in Wet Conditions The ground conditions can affect how your line marking equipment works.

8 May 2017