Has your house been built before the year 1950? It may be possible that it contains some level of asbestos contamination. This is true for all properties that were built before the year 1950. Asbestos was frequently used in various insulation and building projects due to its nonflammable properties. With time, it was discovered that regular exposure to asbestos could prove to be extremely dangerous for the general health and may give rise to several health problems if not dealt with on time. When you talk about asbestos removal, it basically involves a delicate process that is done by trained…

The primary purpose of the garage is to have a place to park your car. However, since it is also used for storing things, its primary use is often overlooked, and it ends up being a storage room. In the end, you don’t have a place to park your vehicle, but outside. If this scenario is familiar to you and you want to reclaim the space back that is rightfully for your car; you will find these tips on cleaning and organizing your garage helpful. Wear protection If it’s been a long time since you’ve cleaned your garage, dirt will…

In a world where you can pay for groceries with a swipe of your smartphone or transfer money instantly to a friend on the other side of the world, it comes as no surprise that digital security is a major issue for corporations. However, small business owners and individuals should also be wise to the risks they face. One of the top cybercrimes over the past few years was business email compromise, or BEC, and victims lost billions of dollars around the world. Recognize the Risks to Your Cyber Security Whether you’re the boss or an employee, the head of a large…

When many of us break a sweat, we’re also breaking the bank. From yoga classes and gym memberships, to personal trainers, expensive equipment and the latest gear – it’s easy to spend a fortune on fitness. In the US, the average consumer spends around $130 per month on their fitness, while in the UK consumers spend approximately £105 per month on a combination of gym memberships, health supplements and fitness gear. Fitness is a booming sector and South African markets are close behind those across the pond as clean living and health consciousness become big business worldwide. For many people,…

The role of the coordinate measuring machine (CMM) in helping to rescue North American manufacturing is hard to overstate: as globalization subjected factories here to competition from around the world, including from countries with cheaper labour and fewer regulations, CMMs helped make factories here competitive by automating quality control along production lines. CMM machines helped reduce costs by performing quality control better than humans ever could, and at a much lower rate. CMM machines can make an enormous impact in your factory, but the impact will be higher still if you purchase one of these machines used and from an…