“Don’t Be a Tool” – How to be Smarter About Tool Storage

They say that a bad workman blames his tools - but where would we be without the equipment which allows us to ply our trades? From spanners to shovels and welders to fibreglass fish tape, these are the gadgets and gizmos which allow us to do our jobs and make our money. Which is precisely why we need to exercise as much caution as possible when storing our tools to protect our livelihoods from theft and damage. "No tools stored in this vehicle overnight" We've all seen the common "no tools stored in this vehicle overnight" signs, but exactly how preventative are these stickers, and do they in fact encourage theft during the day? We've also all heard the horror stories from colleagues and friends about robberies from vehicles, garages and sheds. Local newspapers are frequently peppered with headlines like "£4,600 of Tools Stolen from Plumber's Van" and "Spate of Van Robberies in South Wimbledon." While tool insurance and the right vehicle insurance may cover the c…
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5 Expert Home Security Tips

5 Expert Home Security Tips Homes are of such symbolic importance to many people because they are the one place where almost everyone can feel safe and secure. Most homeowners have a vague idea of what constitutes general home security but they are not sure of what methods to employ to maximize their home security. So, like the trusty experts we are, we put together a list of 5 Expert Home Security Tips for you to take advantage of. Replace Euro Cylinder Locks Over the course of several years, Euro Cylinder Locks became the standard lock for residential doors across the United Kingdom. The locks that you use on the doors of your home are of extreme importance. Using the right locks can protect you from burglars and criminals who want to break into your home. Euro Cylinder Locks are susceptible to lock snapping which, as the name suggests, means snapping the cylinder of the lock to render it dysfunctional. Essentially, the use of a Euro Cylinder Lock on your door make…
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5 Ways To Improve Your HVAC facilities

5 Ways To Improve Your HVAC facilities If your HVAC unit seems to be underperforming, then don’t jump to conclusions and order a complete system refit. Over time, air conditioners and heaters can become affected by a number of issues that can be easily rectified by either you or a maintenance team. Some of most common reasons building maintenance services are called to commercial properties are for the simplest problems. Learning a little more about your HVAC unit can help you understand where an issue might have occurred. Clean Outdoor Condensers The unit that forms the outside of your HVAC system is called an outdoor condenser and it can be affected by debris and changes in humidity. Cleaning out the condenser helps on two levels. Firstly, hosing it down can clear out any residue trapped in the condenser fan and increase the efficiency of your unit. The second benefit of routine cleaning is that the spray from the hose will cool down the condenser coil. This enables …
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How to Find a Local Plumber in the UK

Do you have problems with your drainage system? or is it leaking?  Then you are in for the services of a plumber .The good news is that it can be extremely  easy to find a reliable, experienced plumber for any of your household jobs. Finding a plumber is easy .You can look at the yellow pages and Trademen Corner for details of local plumbers in your area.  In trademen Corner, you can search plumbers by name, business category type or by postcode.From the result of your search  you will be shown a list of plumbers in your area along with contact information. With so many listings, you are virtually assured of finding someone to handle your plumbering work. Many people find plumbers  using online search,take for example  website like Trademen Corner,  while some  find  plumbers  via word of mouth.  Some also ask friends and neighbors for referrals. They may know  someone who has previously done plumbling work at their home and  so will be happy to refer them to their fr…
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