Sunday October 15th, 2017 13:36 New Personal Property Securities Act – Is your business affected?

Legislation named the Personal Property Securities Act (PPSA) came into being in Australia on January 30, 2012, and will have an impact on many Australian businesses.

The difficulty in explaining this area of law and the many types of securities that are affected, mean many Australian businesses are not aware of the potential impact of the legislation. In particular, businesses that have for many years employed a tried and tested means of securing their interests in certain personal property may find their system no longer provides proper protection of their interests.

Previously your company might have relied on what were variously called Romalpa Clauses or retention of title clauses. If that’s the case you are certainly likely to be impacted by the new Act, and should ensure you understand how the new Personal Property Securities Register works, to protect your interests.

Businesses that may be affected include those that are:

– Involved in selling goods on credit and who have previously relied on “Retention of Title” clauses
– Financiers seeking clarification of the true assets, security and debt position of a client
– Businesses that lease plant and equipment, vehicles or virtually any other assets
– Companies that provide goods on consignment
– Business owners that are seeking to refinance and need to provide certainty of title in assets

Why do we need it?
Although many businesses and advisors were accustomed to the system as it was, it became obvious that the previous mix of inconsistent and old-fashioned state-by-state securities arrangements combined with the Corporations Act rules for companies and other Federal rules were inefficient and would work much more effectively for all parties if they were brought under a single unified approach. The result is a detailed, and hopefully all-encompassing, code which draws on the systems that exist in countries such as New Zealand and Canada.

PPSA and its operational Register will cover both individuals and companies. It is based on the idea that it is in the best interests for anyone dealing with a company or an individual, who may extend credit to that company or individual, to enable them to gain an clear picture of whether apparent assets are in fact owned by that individual or company or only have a registered interest over them.

What should I do?
There are a large number of legal and non-legal items available online which can help you gain a better picture of whether your business is likely to be affected by the new arrangements. Businesses located in North Queensland, particularly Mackay, should seek advice from a trusted local legal expert who has experience in business and commercial property matters.

This article is not legal advice and must not be relied on relation to any specific legal situation you may have. You should ALWAYS seek the advice of a qualified lawyer before taking any action in relation to your personal or business legal situation.

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    Sunday October 15th, 2017 01:34 Concrete Cutting and Core Drilling Brisbane

    DIY vs Hiring a Concrete Cutting Service – including a Step by Step Guide

    There is a vast variety of concrete saws and equipment that can be hired to do that pesky DIY project that you have always wanted to get done. But when should you hire a professional and when should you just give it a crack? To do your concrete cutting or core drilling job properly and on budget you will need: the right equipment, the right type – wet or dry, the right protection for yourself and the environment, the right skills and the right value for money. There is lots to consider, but if you read on and follow this step by step guide we can explore this in a little more detail.

    Step 1.Choose the right equipment: For gener slab cutting Brisbane you will need a Floor Saw or Kwik Cut Saw (Hand Saw). This process is used when reasonably level and flat surfaces have to be cut and includes cutting through reinforced concrete, precast concrete, and other structural materials.

    These surfaces include floors, roofs, bridge decks and suspended slabs. The surfaces are usually cut to provide expansion joints, to make openings for ducts, elevators, stairwells, machine pads, trenching and for demolition purposes.

    For wall sawing Brisbane you will need a Kwik Cut Saw (Hand Saw) or Ring Saw. This process is used for the cutting of openings in vertical surfaces and surfaces with slopes so great that floor saws cannot be used.

    These surfaces are usually cut to provide for doors, windows, vaults, silos, chests, foundations, ducts or large diameter pipes, or to remove part or all of existing walls. For core drilling Brisbane through a floor or wall you will need a core drill. Core drills can usually drill holes from 25mm dia – 660mm dia. This process is used for the drilling of circular holes in reinforced concrete, precast concrete, asphalt, brick, cinderblock and other structural materials. Usually the holes are made for electrical, plumbing, heating, sewer and sprinkler installations. Other applications include holes to anchor bolts or lifting rods, to place explosive charges, to install load carrying devices, or for analysis of the structure of the rock.

    Step 2. Wet or Dry cutting? I don’t mean to scare you here, but cutting concrete can be very messy. You can probably figure out that the dry cutting means cutting without water and should be less messy… hmm not so sure. Cutting without water means dust and lots of it. Very messy, minute particles of concrete will billow into a thick cloud of grey concrete dust or red brick dust and coat everything nearby you own. Personally I prefer the wet cutting machines. Even though the mess is wet grey or red slurry, it is much easier to clean up all the mess with a wetvac (wet and dry vacuum cleaner) and a wipe over with a damp cloth. Dust on the other hand can get absolutely everywhere.

    Step 3. Protect yourself and the environment. Basic safety equipment you will need include goggles, ear plugs, safety boots/steel capped gumboots and gloves. If you have chosen a dry cutting machine you will also need to work with a dust mask on to protect your lungs, and sun protection and long sleeves if you are working outside.

    Cutting concrete can be very noisy so be mindful of neighbors and nearby businesses in case of noise pollution and air pollution. Think about what is below you if you are cutting on a floor higher than ground floor. Sadly I have heard of some terrible injuries because of falling cores and no safety barriers. Protect the environment with plastic sheeting, extraction fans and a wet/dry vacuum cleaner. In many countries, letting waste such as concrete slurry go down the drain is against the law and you will be fined.

    Step 4. Check if you have the right skills. There are many dangers associated with concrete cutting equipment. Even though this equipment can be readily hired, this equipment should only be operated by experienced personnel. You won’t need to google ‘saw injuries’ to imagine the dangers of operating such powerful equipment without the right know how and strength.

    Step 5. Check out the cost. Believe it or not the cost to hire a skilled professional who has all the equipment needed and can get the job done with minimal fuss, is often not much more than hiring the equipment yourself. Aside from the safety risk, mistakes in concrete are expensive if you get it wrong. Before you go ahead with the hire, at least get an idea of price from a professional by obtaining a quote.

    For example you may be surprised to know that at elliottandfyfe.com.au you can hire a Brisbane concrete cutting operator to do a basic job for about $150.00. That’s hardly more than the cost of hiring the concrete cutting equipment, and comes with a skilled operator to do the hard work. Might just be worth the call?

    Shaun McCabe Elliott and Fyfe Concrete Cutting Service – Brisbane. For an obligation free quote on any job call 07 3806 9100 or 0411 554 737.

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    Tuesday October 10th, 2017 13:08 Prince Charles – The Prince of Wales

    Charles Philip Arthur George, the first son of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, was born at Buckingham Palace on 14th November 1948. A proclamation was posted on the Palace railings just before midnight, announcing that Her Royal Highness Princess Elizabeth had been safely delivered of a son. On 15th December, he was christened in the Music Room at Buckingham Palace, by the Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Geoffrey Fisher.

    The Prince’s mother was proclaimed Queen Elizabeth II when she was twenty-five, because her father, King George VI, died aged 56 on 6th February 1952. On the Queen’s accession to the throne, Prince Charles – as the Sovereign’s eldest son – became Heir Apparent, at the age of three. The Prince, as Heir to The Throne, took on the traditional titles of: The Duke of Cornwall under a charter of King Edward III in 1337; and, in the Scottish peerage, Duke of Rothesay, Earl of Carrick, Baron Renfrew, Lord of the Isles, and Prince and Great Steward of Scotland. The Prince was four at his mother’s Coronation, in Westminster Abbey on 2nd June 1953. Many people who watched the Coronation will remember seeing of him seated between his widowed grandmother, now to be known as Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother, and his aunt, Princess Margaret.

    The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh decided that the Prince should go to school rather than have a tutor at the Palace, and so the Prince began at Hill House School in West London on 7th November 1956. After ten months, the young Prince became a boarder at Cheam School, a preparatory school in Berkshire. In 1958 while The Prince was at Cheam, The Queen created him The Prince of Wales and Earl of Chester. The Prince was nine-years-old.

    In April 1962 Prince Charles began his first term at Gordonstoun, a school near Elgin in Eastern Scotland which The Duke of Edinburgh had attended. He later spent two terms in 1966 as an exchange student at Timbertop, a remote outpost of the Geelong Church of England Grammar School in Melbourne, Australia. Upon his return to Gordonstoun for his last year, the Prince of Wales was appointed school guardian (head boy). The Prince, who had already passed six O Levels, also took A Levels and was awarded a grade B in history and a C in French, together with a distinction in an optional special history paper in July 1967. The Prince went to Cambridge University in 1967 to read archaeology and anthropology at Trinity College. He changed to history for the second part of his degree, and in 1970 was awarded a 2:2 degree.

    He was invested as Prince of Wales by The Queen on 1st July 1969 in a colourful ceremony at Caernarfon Castle. Before the investiture Charles had spent a term at the University College of Wales at Aberystwyth, learning to speak Welsh. On 11th February 1970, His Royal Highness took his seat in the House of Lords.

    At his own request, the Prince had flying instruction from the RAF during his second year at Cambridge. On 8th March 1971, the Prince flew himself to the Royal Air Force (RAF) Cranwell in Lincolnshire, to train as a jet pilot. In September 1971 after the passing out parade at Cranwell, the Prince started a naval career, following in the footsteps of his father, grandfather and both his great-grandfathers. The six-week course at the Royal Naval College, Dartmouth, was followed by service on the guided missile destroyer HMS Norfolk and two frigates. The Prince qualified as a helicopter pilot in 1974 before joining 845 Naval Air Squadron, which operated from the Commando carrier HMS Hermes. On 9th February 1976, The Prince took command of the coastal minehunter HMS Bronington for his last nine months in the Navy.

    On 29th July 1981, The Prince of Wales married Lady Diana Spencer in St Paul’s Cathedral, who then became HRH The Princess of Wales. Diana was born on 1st July 1961, at Park House on the Queen’s estate at Sandringham, Norfolk. She lived there until the death in 1975 of her grandfather, the 7th Earl, when the family moved to the Spencer family seat at Althorp House in Northamptonshire. Lady Diana’s father, then Viscount Althorp and later the eighth Earl Spencer, had been an equerry to both George VI and the then Queen. The Princess of Wales’ maternal grandmother, Ruth, Lady Fermoy, was a close friend and lady-in-waiting to The Queen Mother.

    The Prince and Princess of Wales had two sons: Prince William, born on 21st June 1982; and Prince Harry, born on 15th September 1984. From the time of their marriage, the Prince and Princess of Wales travelled on overseas tours while also carrying out many engagements together in the UK. On 9th December 1992, the Prime Minister, John Major, announced to the House of Commons that the Prince and Princess of Wales were to separate. The marriage was dissolved on 28th August, 1996, however, the Princess was still considered a member of the Royal Family. She continued to live at Kensington Palace and to enthusiastically carry out benificent work for a number of charities.

    When Princess Diana was killed in a car crash in Paris on 31st August 1997, The Prince of Wales went to Paris with her two sisters to bring her body back to London. On the day of the funeral, the Prince of Wales accompanied his two sons, aged fifteen and twelve at the time, as they walked behind her coffin from The Mall to Westminster Abbey. With them were The Duke of Edinburgh and the Princess’s brother, Earl Spencer. Prince Charles asked the media to respect his sons’ privacy, to allow them to lead a normal school life. In the following years, Princes William and Harry, who are second and third in line to the throne, accompanied their father on a limited number of official engagements in the UK and abroad.

    On 9th April 2005, Prince Charles and Camilla Parker-Bowles were married in a civil ceremony at the Guildhall, Windsor. After the wedding, Camilla became known as HRH The Duchess of Cornwall. The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall were joined by approximately 800 guests at a Service of Prayer and Dedication at St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle. The Service was followed by a reception at Windsor Castle hosted by Her Majesty The Queen. It is intended that the Duchess of Cornwall will use the title HRH The Princess Consort when Prince Charles accedes to the throne.

    The Duchess supports the Prince in his work. Over the years, His Royal Highness developed a wide range of interests which are today reflected in ‘The Prince’s Charities’, a group of 20 not-for-profit organisations of which The Prince is President. Eighteen of the 20 charities were founded personally by the Prince. The group is the largest multi-cause charitable enterprise in the UK, raising over £130 million annually. The organisations are active across a broad range of areas including opportunity and enterprise, education, health, architecture, and responsible business and the natural environment. These interests are also reflected in the list of more than 400 organisations of which he has since become Patron or President of.

    If you’re looking for Prince Charles hospital accommodation, Holy Spirt Accommodation or accommodation Chermside, consider Ideal Apartments Chermside, Brisbane.


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      Tuesday October 3rd, 2017 12:30 Things To Consider When Hiring A Spit Roast

      If you are an avid party thrower and you want that extra special something to add that element of glam to your party, spit roast hire is a great idea. Spits come in different sizes and relying on the number of individuals at your party and the amount of space you have at your disposal, you can roast a few of chickens or even a whole pig or goat. When thinking of spit roast hire there are several easy ways to procure what you need through the yellow webpages and the internet. however, before you go in for spit roast hire, there are some important matters you must take into consideration.

      Do It by yourself v/s catering.
      For a lot of people today, do it yourself options are much better because they can save on lots of money. Setting up a spit and truly cooking on it can be a time consuming and cumbersome task. When it can come to spit roast hire, there are organizations which will let you simply hire the spit roast and do everymatter your self, or give you a completely loaded package in which everything from setting up, cleaning up and helping is done by a team of professional caterers. So relying on whether you have enough time or not you can decide if you want to do it all by yourself or pay someone else to do it for you.

      Gas Spit v/s Charcoal Spit
      When thinking of spit roast hire, you must first decide what kind of a spit you will need. There are spits that work on charcoal and those that work on gas. Weigh the pros and cons of each type and decide which one you want. The good thing about charcoal spits is the fact that the meat you cook on it will retain the delightful smoke cigarettesy flavor of the charcoal. Gas spits will not let for that. Nonetheless, charcoal spits are messy, they create a lot of smoke and can be dangerous if not attended to. Gas spits are scanner, make less of a mess and don’t create as much smoke a cigarette. Another disadvantage of charcoal spits is that you can not use them in closed spaces because they create a lot of heat and smoke a cigarette. If you plan to cook interiors, a gas spit makes much more sense. However, with gas spits you have to make sure the enclosed area is well ventilated.

      Size Does Matter
      Another important aspect of spit roast hire you must consider is the size of spit you need. What kind of meat are you planning to cook? A spit roast is a very versatile procedure of cooking and everything from cow, venison, bull, goat and pig can be cooked on it. relying on the type of and amount of meat you want to cook, you have to choose an appropriately sized spit . For illustration if you wish to cook a full grown goat, you will need a spit that permits for 25kgs. Of course, the bigger the spit size you choose, the more expensive the affair will be. talking about spit roast hire, gas spits come in a constrained number of sizes whereas charcoal spits are offered in a larger variety of sizes.

      Cost Of Charcoal v/s Gas Spit
      One of the most important things that you must keep in mind when heading in for spit roast hire, is the cost. You have to first figure out how much you can afford and how much you are willing to spend to hire a spit roast. A lot of people today feel that charcoal spits are cheaper which in fact is not the case. Technically if you go to see, charcoal and gas spits cost nearly the same if you take the total cost of cooking into consideration. The fee to hire a charcoal spit is much less than that of a gas spit but what you must take into consideration is the fact that charcoal spits require additional fuel while gas spits don’t.

      So depending on whether you are having an inside or outdoor party or if you want to be extravagant or minimalistic, put some time into research, figure out what you need and then go in for the right spit roast hire. For more information about spit roast hire Brisbane, visit http://spitroasthire.brisbaneoz.com/


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        Sunday October 1st, 2017 00:14 Brisbane Bond Cleaning – How to Get Your Bond Back

        The scariest thing when it comes to moving at the end of your lease is the cleaning; in order to guarantee that you get your bond money back it is more sensible to hire a professional cleaner to do your dirty work. Sure, it might seem like you can do this yourself, but be careful enough not to under estimate the amount of hard work required. Just imagine where to begin with those never cleaned appliances all around the place, for example how would you clean a light fitting that is full of insects and most likely have never even been dusted. If you still hope that you can do this yourself, just hear this out and decide whether spending your weekend knee-deep in dust and grime is really worth it rather than hiring a professional to handle the situation.

        Bond-cleaning-brisbaneIn most cases bond money is normally equivalent to a full month’s rent so it is worth cleaning for. And hiring a professional is not that much expensive if you think about it. A cleaning package including almost all the required services could be bought for a flat fee of $200-$300 on average. For example if you hire B’Bright cleaning service all the required services are available in a single package, that is bond clean, carpet clean and pest control at a very affordable price. But the reason why your choice must be B’Bright cleaning service goes beyond that. B’Bright ensures the quality of service by providing a 100% satisfaction bond back guarantee. That is after the cleaning if you are still going to lose your bond due to any cleaning issue that is covered by the service you bought from B’Bright, they’ll happily return and rectify the problem, ensuring that you get your bond money back. Of course, when the real estate agent learns that you have called B’Bright to handle the situation that will hopefully eliminate the likelihood of any nit-picking. So no worries there if you choose B’Bright!

        B’Bright offers cleaning services for both domestic and commercial clients and it is one of the dominating competitors in the industry. And for your better comfort it is highly recommended by estate agents as your bond cleaning service provider. At B’Bright, the mission is to provide quality service at a cost effective price for their valued customers. B’Bright is there whenever you need the cleaning as it is open 365 days. You have to be careful when hiring someone to do your cleaning, because at the beginning the package might seem very affordable to mere eye, but when the bill comes at the end of service you can’t believe how it flew up so high! The wise choice here is to allow B’Bright take care of your cleaning needs because then you do not have to worry about these hidden surcharges, B’Bright certifies that the bill is hidden surcharges free. So don’t hesitate to make the choice, why should you get your hands dirty when the ideal professional cleaner is out there? Just call B’Bright and focus on your move and new home without being dragged back to scrub your old one.

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        Friday September 22nd, 2017 11:20 The 8 most common causes of lower back pain

        The lower back is critical to our function as a human being. It provides structural support as well as enabling movement in all directions. The lower back is primarily responsible for forward and backward movements and also allows sideways bending and rotation. Another critical function of the lower back is to protect the tissues of the nervous system, spinal column as well as the organs of the pelvis and stomach. As such an essential aspect of our lives it is also susceptible to a number of injuries that cause us pain. The top 8 most common causes are outlined below.

        8. Bone Injuries
        Fractures of the lumbar spine usually occur after a traumatic event such as a fall or motor vehicle accident. If the fracture is unstable, risk of damage to the spinal cord and permanent paralysis is extremely high. Patients are stabilised and immobilised for long periods. If the fracture is stable patients are treated with rest and pain relief. In some cases people with osteoporosis, or those taking medication such as cortisone long term, can be susceptible to fractures even with minimal stress on the spine. This may cause a crush fracture where the vertebrae loses some of its height. Pain can be severe and is often aggravated by movement.

        7. Congenital Inherited Conditions
        Some of the common inherited conditions that cause lower back pain include scoliosis which is a sideways curve of the spine, sometimes caused when one leg is shorter than the other (functional scoliosis). You can also get structural scoliosis which is a fixed sideways curve often due to unknown factors, more common in women. Another common congenital cause of lower back pain is a forward slip of the lower lumbar vertebrae on top of the sacrum. This is referred to as spondylolisthesis, which in some cases can be associated with fractures of the joining bones in the vertebrae and is known as a pars defect.

        6. Bone Encroachment
        Sometimes when the bony canal of the spinal cord and the spaces that the nerves exit can be narrowed by bone spurs or other soft tissues. This can cause sciatic pain which radiates down the leg. Often pain from narrowing of the spinal canal gets worse with walking and improves with rest.

        5. Arthritis
        Arthritic changes and inflammation can affect the lumbar vertebrae as well as sciatic joints and can commonly cause lower back pain and stiffness, which is often worse in the morning. Degeneration can also affect the disc and is known as sponydolosis. This shows up on x-rays as narrowing of the lumbar disc joint space.

        4. Lumbar Radiculopathy – Damage to a Disc
        When the disc is injured or weakens over time the outer rim can bulge or rupture (herniate), putting pressure on the spinal cord and/or the nerves exiting the bones. This can produce both local low back pain as well as sciatica characterised by pain down the leg. It can also be associated with pins and needles, numbness and weakness. In more serious cases, patients may experience problems with bladder and bowel function. They should seek medical attention immediately.

        3. Nerve Irritation
        The nerves exiting the bones of the lower back can be irritated by pressure from bone, soft tissue, as well as inflammation. Pain can be both local, as well as radiating down the leg.

        2. Tendon and Ligament Strains
        The soft tissues supporting and connecting the bones of the lower back can be stretched or injured in a number of ways. Commonly there is some sort of microscopic tear of varying degree which is often caused by an acute injury or overuse.

        1. Muscle Strain
        The most common form of lower back pain is of muscular origin. Muscle pain can be brought on by poor posture, overuse, improper use, sustained positions and even trauma. It is so common because not only is it the primary cause of most lower back pain, it is a significant component of all the other causes of lower back pain. This is because with arthritic changes, structural changes, such as curvature of the lower back, disc disease or even ruptures will all sensitise the muscles. This is why it is essential to understand muscle pain specifically, to learn strategies for prevention as well as self-management long term.

        If you, your friend or family member suffer from back pain please do not hesitate to contact one of our friendly Camp Hill physiotherapists on 07 3847 8040. Our Camp Hill physios can also provide treatment from our Camp Hill Physiotherapy practice in Brisbane.

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        Sunday September 17th, 2017 10:59 Why Consider Vinyl Wall Cladding ?

        Vinyl wall Cladding is a popular choice when it comes to homes, particularly because there are so many vinyl cladding colors from which to choose. The extensive palette of 13 colours will suit almost any décor or style of home and give it a modern appeal. Some cladding colours are bold and modern, others can make your home look authentically original with heritage designs that mimic old-style timber weatherboard, which means that you can give your home a totally new distinctive look, or simply restore some of its old charm.

        The extremely competitive prices of installing vinyl cladding to your home exterior is another reason for the growing popularity, wether your looking to encapsulate asbestos fibro sheeting or flaking lead paint on older weatherboards. Taking into account that paint fades over time, leaving you no other option but to repaint quite often, where vinyl cladding is fade resistant, requiring less maintenance on your part and provides an overall better look for your home. No matter what your budget is, less expensive, yet durable, vinyl cladding is an excellent choice if you are considering changing the exterior appeal of your home. Even monumental homes have succumbed to its convenience since it can perfectly replicate real wood paneling in different horizontal and vertical styles. Our manufacturers even offer a range of decorative wide architraves including door and window surrounds and shutters.

        Vinyl House Cladding is constructed out of a PVC plastic resin, which makes it remarkably strong. Unlike metal or aluminum, it won’t rust, conduct electricity, or dent even if a cricket ball hits it, the boards simply bounce back. And unlike wood, it won’t warp, rot, or chip. It also holds up remarkably against the elements since it’s rain, extreme UV, and wind resistant. It won’t wear down in the harsh Queensland environment or become affected by cold weather. In fact, it’s so long-lasting it will retain its physical qualities for up to 50 years and comes with a manufacturer’s lifetime guarantee. However, the real benefit of the material is its competitive price, it’s one of the best value materials around proving a real investment and unlike fibro or wood, vinyl Cladding installation is quick, easy, and undemanding, which also helps to reduce the overall price of the product.

        But what will you have to do to keep it in good shape? Oddly enough, not much. It won’t attract termites or pests. If you hire the right people for the initial vinyl Cladding installation, it can act as a great insulator to protect your home against extreme temperatures (saving you additional money on energy bills). Also, you’ll never have to paint again. Since the entire product is cast in a certain color, the shade goes all the way through the material. Therefore, it’ll never peel, flake, or scratch like painted surfaces. Not only does this save you on aggravation and sore muscles, it will also save you from hiring a painter every few years. You can save money, time and hassle over a lifetime with this simple switch. So put it on your home improvement to-do list, and enjoy the style and comfort that a home with vinyl cladding provides.

        If you are looking for Cladding, Vinyl Cladding or House Cladding, contact Prestige Exteriors today. As Queensland’s premier supplier and installer of house cladding we offer the most comprehensive range of colours available in the market giving the finished project a beautiful and long-lasting appearance and finish.

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        Sunday September 10th, 2017 22:22 The Typical Queenslander

        When you think of a typical Queenslander, apart from the massive stilts and open-plan design, one of the most recognisable qualities is the corrugated iron roof.

        Since the 1840s when Australia was first developing, corrugated iron has been considered one of the best materials to use for roofing. Because of it’s lightweight, sturdy properties, it is the ideal material to use in terms of easy transportation and construction as well as protection.

        Although it is a relatively strong, fire proof and weather-resistant material, if exposed to water (particularly salt) rusting is inevitable. This is why it is extremely important to coat the steel in a layer of paint in order for it to remain protected.

        Even today this roofing remains to be one of the most popular choices in materials for a range of reasons. Its flexibility, strength and thin sizing allows for quick repairs, relatively cheap installation and durability with little maintenance.

        Since iron is quite a durable material itself, compared to wood it is very easy to prepare for installation. Instead of needing to purchase an expensive sealant, a few layers of paint will generally be enough to prevent any damage.

        Apart from the practical side of things, there is also the aesthetics. The typically 3 inch curves rolling into one another create a very symmetrical feel, breaking up the angles of the rest of the house and creating a harmonious contrast.

        One aspect of corrugated iron that can pose a genuine issue is the fact that the wavelengths of most sounds are echoed loudly into the tube of the corrugated iron. This means that any noise close to or coming into contact with the roof is going to release a high pitched “ping”. This can be a genuine issue for Queenslanders as falling tree branches and wildlife are a part of our every day lives.

        On the other hand, the echo can be the perfect culprit to amplify raindrops into a soothing lullaby and because of the shape of the typically 3 inch tubing and smoothness of the iron, the water runs straight down and off the roof, making cleaning very manageable. Also because it is a very thin material it allows the house to stay cool in the warm summers, making it the ideal choice for a house in Queensland. For roof painting Brisbane, visit Retro Roof Restoration.

        The iron sheets themselves are relatively cheap and can be purchased with a coat of Colorbond or made galvanised to order. They range from around 5 to 45 dollars per sheet depending on the size of the sheet and what coating you have selected.

        Compared with other common roofing materials such as clay, slate, concrete, wood, Spanish and asphalt, corrugated iron is often said to be one of the most durable and certainly one of the most cost-effective.

        So whether it’s the classic sound of rain on the tin roof, or the practical desires of someone looking for a sturdy home, or anyone who doesn’t want to waste their precious pennies, it is no surprise that corrugated iron is one of the most popular choices in Queensland.

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        Friday September 1st, 2017 21:29 Data Center Cleaning – Protect Your Data Center Assets

        The Data center rooms which include network control areas, server rooms, UPS rooms, telecom rooms and raised floor areas have expensive and important devices and hardware. The computer devices are prone to damage due to excessive accumulation of unwanted residues and contamination. To enhance proper functioning of these devices, it is essential to clean the rooms using advanced techniques and equipment. So, why it is important to have a clean data center?

        Control Electrostatic Charges: Pliable particles can contact the component parts, leading to large deposits and scrap the necessary componnents of system. Over the time, this can enhance electrostatic charging. This can harm the micro-electronic equipment in the data center.

        Prevent accumulation of residue and dust: Dirt and dust can lead to residue deposits on the circuit boards and other major system parts. This residue build-up raises the water vapor concentration and emergence of gaseous elements leading to damage to the devices and their performance. This is risky as it increases the chances of shot circuits and system failure.

        Safeguard the sensitive components: There are innumerable minute computer components parts. Each of them play significant role in the functioning and processing to enhance timely performance. Keeping the data center unclean can lead to deposit of fine dust particles on these components. Once they contact such impurities, it is tough to eliminate them using the air filters. A clean room ensures proper functioning of the system and greater longevity of the computer equipment.

        To avoid clogging in the air filter: Accumulation of dirt in the air filter can cause major blockage in the smooth air passage. This also increases chances of large impurity deposits on hardware equipment trapping the heat inside the computers, servers and . Continuous overheating can lead to major damages and system failure making the entire work process to a halt.

        What to look for in a data center cleaning company?

        There are certain key issues that need consideration before appointing a data center cleaning company to handle the entire cleaning program. Some of the factors that are worth consideration are:

        Reputation and Testimonials: It is essential to check the performance record and services of the company. It is not wise to bestow the responsibility to any newly established organization with inexperienced staff members. The company with at least 5 years of experience in relevant field and efficient in delivering high quality services within the stipulated period is the ideal one to handle such contracts.

        Insurance Policy details: Always assign the data center cleaning project to a data center cleaning company with proper insurance formalities. To ensure they have adequate insurance documents, avail the information and certificate copy from the insurance agency where the company has acquired the policy.

        Emergency Call out Services: While appointing a data center cleaning company to clean the data center room and equipment, enquire if they are available during sudden critical situation. It is beneficial to hire the services of the company with round the clock technical assistance, which can cater to the needs even during the urgent requirements.

        Cleaning Process and Equipment: Ensure the data center cleaning company has advanced technology to carry out the task properly. It is also important to assure if the company has expert professionals to accomplish the work within the deadline as any delay in their work can result in loss of work of your organization.

        Data Center Maintenance Cleaning
        The smooth running of the activities requires proper functioning of the equipment and devices inside the data center. A clean atmosphere is an integral part of the adequate work atmosphere and ensures greater life of the computers and their accessories. Accumulation of the residues and impurities can lead to major downtime of causing losses to the company’s business. Therefore, maintenance and cleaning sessions at regular intervals are essential to avoid such inconveniences. The data center cleaning companies have team of expert professionals and advanced equipment to execute the cleaning programs efficiently. The cleaning programs include floor surface and under floor cleaning, hardware cleaning, ceiling plenum cleaning, support equipment cleaning etc.

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        Thursday August 31st, 2017 09:16 Sugar Daddies

        Sugar, has been known to raise blood glucose causing a significant rise. Many experts believe that too much sugar does not cause a man to go blind.

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