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How to Stop Condensation in Your Loft Space

Loft Insulation

Condensation is one of the most common issues faced by British homeowners. It’s estimated that at least 1 in 5 UK homes suffers from excess condensation, often in the loft space. There are many reasons for this which we’ll discuss further below, but one of the most common causes includes the measures we take to make our homes more energy …

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10 Plumbing Things to Check Before Buying a Home

Plumber fitting tap

Imagine you’ve finally found the house of your dreams. There’s enough room for your family to grow and the neighbourhood is idyllic. You can’t wait to open a new chapter in your life. However, there is one thing that the sellers are trying to hide from you. The property comes together with a major plumbing problem. Fixing it costs a …

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CHAS and Checkatrade Announce New Partnership

CHAS Checkatrade deal

CHAS, the Health & Safety accreditation specialist, has signed an agreement with Checkatrade that will see the two organisations work together to help their trade members boost their accredited status and availability for work. Checkatrade is one of the UK’s leading directories of recommended, vetted and monitored trade experts, while CHAS helps construction clients to find certified contractors. The joint …

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UVC Lighting That Actively Reduces the Bacterial and Viral Charge

UVC Lighting

Humanlumen, the lighting brand with a uniquely human-centric approach, introduces the Clean Air Series, a range of UVC Air Sterilisation Units, providing a safe, reliable and sustainable solution for a safe ‘Return to Work’ for many employers and employees. The Clean Air Series is a range of efficient UVC lighting devices that actively reduce the bacterial and viral charge of the …

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Have You Got a Head for Safety? with MSA Safety

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MSA Safety launches whitepaper exploring benefits of great head protection MSA Safety, designer, manufacturer and distributor of industry-leading safety products, has published a new head protection whitepaper following an industry panel webinar, which was hosted by MSA and attended by health and safety professionals across the UK. The webinar panel was made up of key industry figures: Alan Murray, CEO, …

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Challenges of Coronavirus – 5 Steps to Take Today

Covid-19

If your business is dealing with the unprecedented challenges of Coronavirus, there is a range of government support and advice to help you through. Here are 5 key steps you can take today: 1. Get help with your finances For small and medium-sized businesses, the new Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme is now available for applications. For more information and …

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HB42 ‘All-in-One’ Sealant & Adhesive

HB42 All-in-One Sealant & Adhesive

Roger Bisby thinks he knows why, historically, we had so little faith in adhesives and why it has now changed. During my many years in the building industry, there has been a long and steady improvement in adhesives but I don’t think I am alone in thinking that for much of that time the promises and claims made by manufacturers …

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The Heat is on – Hot Work Fires on the Rise

Avoiding Work Fires

Hot work fires on construction sites are on the rise. CHAS, the supply chain risk management experts, explain what you need to remember when undertaking this type of work. More than a quarter of all accidental fires on construction sites are sparked by ‘hot work’, according to Freedom of Information data obtained by insurer Zurich. Combustible materials can be easily …

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Growing Evidence Linking Indoor Air Pollution and Respiratory Problems in Children

Indoor Air Pollution

There is growing evidence that respiratory problems among children may be exacerbated by indoor air pollution in homes, schools and nurseries, according to a joint report by the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) and the Royal College of Physicians. The report, informed by a RCPCH commissioned a systematic review of 221 studies, presents evidence linking indoor air pollution to …

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Head for Safety ~ Unlock the Associated Benefits of great Head Protection

V-Gard® 930 Non-Vented Protective Cap

By Mackenzie Peters, Global Product Group Manager, HEFH at MSA Safety About MSA Safety MSA Safety is a global designer, manufacturer and supplier of industry-leading safety products, including its iconic V-Gard® head protection range used by millions of workers in the toughest environments the world over. Our head and the brilliantly complex brain it protects are integral to everything we …

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