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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…

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,…

Let’s be real: smartphones have become an essential part of daily lives. In today’s hustle and bustle, a day without your smartphone would be unimaginable. As we come to rely on our smart devices more and more, those same devices get tied up into our health and well-being. Whether it’s connecting with family and friends, forging new relationships, scanning for healthy dinner recipes, or finding the right playlist for the gym, smart phones and apps play an integral part in feeling healthy. Thanks to the rise of fitness and wellness apps, there are many new and creative ways to experience…

Working out is not only beneficial to your body but can be loads of fun as well. However, if you work out fairly regularly your body might need to be treated with care and rest periods in order to recover well enough between each workout session. Here are four tips to help improve your workout recovery times. Stretch Out Your Body Stretching before a workout is a good idea, but you should definitely always stretch after a challenging workout. This is because the muscles in your body will be unavoidably tight – having spent a significant amount of time contracting…

  A stifling 91% of holidaymakers don’t pack enough sun lotion for their holiday The NHS recommends four bottles per adult for a seven-night getaway Buying sunscreen in the UK is a money-saving holiday hack Brits are paying three times UK prices in the most popular European destinations The sun is burning a hole in the pockets of up to 25% of British holidaymakers who opt out of buying sun cream before take-off. A recent survey of 2000 people by online travel retailer Holiday Hypermarket also highlighted the fact that 44% take just one bottle per adult – that’s three…