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Sydney funnel web spider

Probably the most notorious of all spiders, Sydney Funnel-webs have a fearsome reputation. Most of this is deserved, but some is exaggerated. Identification Sydney Funnel-webs are shiny, dark brown to black spiders with finger-like spinnerets (silk-spinning organs) at the end of their abdomen. Males have a large mating spur projecting from the middle of their [...]

By |2019-09-13T10:35:47+00:00July 24th, 2019|house, spiders|Comments Off on Sydney funnel web spider

‘The new asbestos’: Hidden mould affecting Canberrans on the rise

Health experts are warning of a growing number of patients suffering from symptoms such as chronic fatigue, cramps and joint pain brought on by mould. Alarmingly, many cases are believed to have been caused by mould hidden in roofs and wall cavities in homes.   Professional mould cleaners in Canberra have reported a surge in [...]

By |2019-09-13T11:29:14+00:00July 8th, 2019|house, mould, news|Comments Off on ‘The new asbestos’: Hidden mould affecting Canberrans on the rise

Why Good Ventilation?

Ventilation is critical to home comfort. Proper ventilation prevents air pollutants from affecting the health of you and your family. Not only that, having airflow in your home can get rid of any unwanted smells, such as from cooking or pets. It is also good to have an airflow that is uninterrupted, as anything blocking [...]

By |2019-09-13T11:32:10+00:00July 1st, 2019|news, ventilation|Comments Off on Why Good Ventilation?

Britain’s backyard bird feeders are shaping evolution

Britain’s love affair with garden birds is reshaping its avian population. Several species have grown in number and overall diversity has increased, according to new research that explores the impact of the nation’s obsession with bird feeders. With at least half of all British households catering for the birds in their gardens, the report enhances our understanding [...]

By |2019-09-13T11:34:58+00:00June 11th, 2019|birds, news|Comments Off on Britain’s backyard bird feeders are shaping evolution

Mold Symptoms in Humans

If you have a mold problem in your home you are probably suffering several of the symptoms of mold. In fact many people suffer symptoms from mold and don't even realize it, instead assuming their symptoms are from hay fever or a cold.     Types of Symptoms from Mold There are three main types [...]

By |2019-09-13T11:36:38+00:00June 11th, 2019|mould, news, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Mold Symptoms in Humans

Benefits of Good Ventilation

Keeping your home ventilated is just as important as having a good insulation plan for cost savings and energy efficiency. If you’re a homeowner in the Savannah, Georgia, and Bluffton, South Carolina, areas, consider these four benefits of having good ventilation in your house. Improved Air Quality Did you know the air we breathe indoors [...]

By |2019-05-24T17:56:02+00:00May 13th, 2019|house|Comments Off on Benefits of Good Ventilation

Global warming hits sea creatures

Global warming has caused twice as many ocean-dwelling species as land-dwelling species to disappear from their habitats, a unique study found. The greater vulnerability of sea creatures may significantly impact human communities that rely on fish and shellfish for food and economic activity, according to the study. Global warming has caused twice as many ocean-dwelling [...]

By |2019-05-24T17:56:02+00:00May 8th, 2019|news|Comments Off on Global warming hits sea creatures

Plastic Poisoning Sydney’s beaches

There are fears whales, dolphins and other marine life could be hurt as debris from a shipping container continues to wash up on beaches north of Newcastle. Locals have collected dozens of bags of plastic material, jars, packaged food, clocks, nappies and sanitary items from 83 containers that fell off a cargo ship last Thursday [...]

By |2019-05-24T17:56:02+00:00April 30th, 2019|hospitality, house|Comments Off on Plastic Poisoning Sydney’s beaches