3 Geotechnical Tests that New Construction Contractors Must Know

Initial groundwork on a project's site is critical to new construction contractors and their clients. Before any works can begin on a project, contractors need to have a pretty good idea of the capabilities of the ground where a structure will sit on. There is no need to spend millions of dollars on a property only to have the ground failing structurally or otherwise shortly after a client has taken ownership. Read More 

Get more out of your garden with an irrigation system

Time is at a premium for most of us and watering the garden by hand takes more longer that most people have available. Hand watering is also one of the most inefficient ways of providing water for plants as it inevitably wastes large amounts of water which never reach the soil. The best solution for this problem is to arrange for the installation of a proper soil irrigation system. Irrigation installation isn't as complicated as you might think and if done properly will save you both time and water for many years into the future. Read More 

Ewaste Recycling – Get To Know What Goes Into the Process

In years past, waste recycling merely entailed ensuring that non-biodegradable items do not make their way into landfills. The everyday non-biodegradable items people would ensure they recycle are plastics and some metallic objects from their household appliances. However, as technology becomes an integral part of day-to-day living, there has come about a rise in ewaste. In simple terms, ewaste refers to electronic devices that either is no longer in use because they are outdated or have malfunctioned. Read More 

Before You Install New Turf, Make Sure Your Soil Is Ready

Grass is a pretty hardy plant, which is one of the many reasons why it's what you'll almost always find used as a ground covering in gardens around the world. One of the most useful things about it is that you can totally transform the way a patch of ground looks in hardly any time at all. If you want your lawn installation finished as fast as possible, laying turf means you get a near-instant lawn without the waiting time that seed involves. Read More 

Feeling Fly: Three Airport Hacks to Improve Your Travel Experience

Whether you're a frequent flier or simply a weary holidaymaker, navigating airports can sap a lot of your energy.  While flights are quick and convenient, and increasingly very affordable, there is a lot of stress and procedure associated with them which can turn people off from air travel.  However, that needn't be the case.  A savvy traveller can make their whole experience run much smoother with very little effort involved.  Here are just three tips that will induct you into this club of clever passengers, and hopefully make your entire travel time a lot more bearable. Read More