Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Explained

There are many appliances and essential components in our homes, which help us live our daily lives in convenience and comfort, such as ovens, grills, heaters and boilers. However, whenever we turn on devices which run using natural gas; gasoline, charcoal, wood or other fuels, it is crucial to make sure we do so correctly in order to avoid Carbon Monoxide poisoning.

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Preparing Your Property for Winter

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It is important as the colder weather approached that you have started preparing your property for winter and the wet, cold and unsettled weather to come. With the winter months approaching, we all start to feel the bite of the cold and the discomfort of the wet and icy. It is therefore best to prepare your property for the coming season and unpredictable weather as soon as you can and once the summer is starting to drift away.

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Heating and Air Conditioning Systems

All properties in the UK and most around the developed world will have some degree of heating and cooling system in place. This can range from quite basic systems to more sophisticated and more effective systems. There are however, a number of typically utilised heating and air conditioning systems in the UK which are used to regulate and maintain temperatures inside properties.

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Thermal Imaging Testing

Thermal imaging testing, sometimes referred to as thermal imaging surveys, can play an important role in being able to establish possible defects in a building, often at the very earliest of stages. These tests may be carried out at a similar time to air tightness testing or perhaps other acoustic test procedures being carried out.

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Roof and Basement Insulation

The importance of a property’s roof and upper portions goes further than simply protecting occupants from rain and the elements on a basic level. Properties’ roofs and ceilings provide crucial insulation, influencing the air envelope and overall air tightness of properties. This can mean that the result of an air tightness test is affected by the roof.

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