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

By |2019-07-08T23:47:18+00:00July 8th, 2019|house, mould, news|

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.   cavity wall diagram     Professional mould cleaners [...]

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Why Good Ventilation?

By |2019-07-01T11:19:38+00:00July 1st, 2019|news, 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 [...]

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Mold in Space

By |2019-07-01T11:07:22+00:00June 26th, 2019|mould, news|

Study of resilient fungi could lead to new kinds of materials for use in space.     New research being presented at the Astrobiology Science Conference shows the International Space Station has an irritating mould problem — not only on the inside, but the outside, too. The spores — which astronauts spend hours cleaning every [...]

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Australia Just Cut 80% of Its Plastic Bag Use in Just 3 Months.

By |2019-06-23T23:56:41+00:00June 23rd, 2019|hospitality, house, news|

There’s mounting pressure on the world to grapple with its plastic addiction. Landfills and oceans alike are choking on waste plastic, which is made from crude oil and can take centuries to decompose. The ban on single-use plastic bags by Australia’s two largest supermarkets prevented the introduction of an estimated 1.5bn bags into the environment, and [...]

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Britain’s backyard bird feeders are shaping evolution

By |2019-06-11T01:59:00+00:00June 11th, 2019|birds, news|

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 [...]

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Mold Symptoms in Humans

By |2019-06-11T01:58:45+00:00June 11th, 2019|mould, news, Uncategorized|

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 [...]

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Global warming hits sea creatures

By |2019-05-24T17:56:02+00:00May 8th, 2019|news|

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 [...]

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HOUSEHOLD RECYCLING

By |2019-05-24T17:56:02+00:00April 15th, 2019|hospitality, house, news, Uncategorized|

RECYCLING TIPS Recycle right. Recover all paper, cardboard, plastic bottles and containers, glass bottles and jars, aluminum cans and foil and steel tins. Do not put recyclables in plastic bags. Use a tub or basket to carry these items to your recycling bin. Donate your old clothes and shoes. These items do not belong in [...]

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Get Your Home Ready for Autumn

By |2019-05-24T17:56:02+00:00March 11th, 2019|house, news, Uncategorized|

Cooler temperatures and pretty soon falling leaves serve as a reminder that the fall season is approaching. As the seasons change, so do our activities and home needs. Even though summer is not quite over yet, it’s a good time to do some seasonal maintenance to keep your home running smoothly. The weather can change [...]

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