Asian honey bees

By |2019-09-13T10:25:57+00:00September 14th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Asian honey bees, Java strain, were first detected in Cairns in 2007. They are an adaptable bee species found throughout Asia and some islands of the Asia Pacific. They are established in far north Queensland and cannot be eradicated. Tools and resources have been developed to help the community and pest control industry with managing [...]

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Mold Symptoms in Humans

By |2019-09-13T11:36:38+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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What materials can my business recycle?

By |2019-05-24T17:56:02+00:00April 22nd, 2019|Creative, house, Uncategorized|

Aluminium (PDF 503KB): Australians already recycle 71% of aluminium cans, although 100% could be easily recycled. Clean and sorted aluminium is very valuable. Cardboard (PDF 469KB): Cardboard sent to landfill decomposes and generates methane, a potent greenhouse gas. Reduce the waste in your bins by separating and recycling cardboard. Electronic waste (PDF 488KB): Electronic devices [...]

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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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The Problem with Plastic

By |2019-05-24T17:56:02+00:00March 18th, 2019|house, Uncategorized|

All around us, we’re surrounded by millions of plastic items—such as household goods, toys, computers, and smartphones to name only a few. Every day, many plastic items are only used once and then are thrown into the trash, creating one of the fastest growing problems on the planet. There are trillions upon trillions of plastic [...]

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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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The importance of Ventilation

By |2019-03-11T08:17:18+00:00March 4th, 2019|news, Uncategorized, ventilation|

Heat from the sun enters houses in four ways: Radiant heat transfer from roofing material to attic air, which in turn can re-radiate through the ceiling.Entry of certain wavelengths of light through glass windows.Radiant heat transfer from the building materials used for walls.Hot air simply entering through open windows, doors, cracks etc. Once heat enters [...]

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How mold spreads in your Bathroom

By |2019-05-24T17:56:02+00:00February 25th, 2019|house, mould, news, Uncategorized|

How Does Mold Grow? Mold reproduces by releasing tiny, microscopic spores into the air. These spores are all around us and require the smallest amount of moisture to take hold. Warmth also contributes to mold growth and will speed up the process. The fungus can appear within 48 hours of spores landing on a moist [...]

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Mold on Clothes

By |2018-11-28T23:58:35+00:00October 28th, 2018|house, mould, news, Uncategorized|

Mold can easily grow on clothes and fabric if you have too much moisture in your home. Clothes made of cotton or other organic materials make great food sources for mold and mildew to live on. Products to Remove Mold from Clothes There are quite a few solutions you can wash moldy clothes in to [...]

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Aussie Animals: Dingo

By |2019-05-24T17:56:03+00:00May 1st, 2018|Uncategorized|

Let me introduce you to the Australian dingo, a friendly, intelligent and inquisitive canine, and an integral and necessary part of our environment, the Australian Outback.   The History of the Australian Dingo The Australian dingo has not lived in Australia for all that long... How long exactly is still being disputed by the scientists. [...]

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