Tips for protecting your plastic marine hardware from UV rays.

17 August 2016
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Many plastics degrade over time when left in the sun. This is because the UV rays in sunlight may induce a photochemical effect in the plastics that will eventually cause them to crack or disintegrate. People may therefore prefer to use stainless steel for boating supplies and other marine hardware. However, steel presents its own set of challenges owing to corrosion hastened by the saline environment, so don't count out plastics just yet. Read More 

Why Elevating Work Platforms Are a Better Alternative to Ladders

27 July 2016
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Some people may wonder whether they should buy ladders or invest in elevating work platforms, such as aerial lifts, for their workers. This article discusses some reasons why elevating work platforms may be a better option when compared to ladders. Greater Weight Bearing Capacity Many ladders are designed to be used during simple tasks, such as replacing a blown light bulb. Such ladders may have a weight-bearing capacity that is limited to the weight of the worker. Read More 

Essential Tools for Modelling Miniatures

11 July 2016
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Creating a painting station to allow you to produce beautifully painted model miniatures is the perfect way to bring your army to life. Whether you specialise in sci-fi, fantasy or historical modelling, having the right selection of tools can be the difference between an average and a spectacular model. If you really want to take your painting to the next level, there are some fantastic products on the market now that make the hobby far more accessible. Read More 

Why Your Gas Fireplace Needs Regular Inspection

20 June 2016
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Gas fireplaces burn clean and are easy to clean and maintain. In fact, they do not require day-to-day cleaning as wood fireplaces. For this reason, most homeowners overlook regular maintenance and inspection of their gas fireplaces and chimneys. If not regularly inspected, a gas fireplace can leak carbon monoxide, which can cause detrimental effects to individuals' health. Since the gas has no smell, it is not easy to realize any faults until it's too late. Read More 

Some Questions to Ask About Buying Plastic Pallets

3 June 2016
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Plastic pallets are a good alternative to standard wood pallets as they typically have a much longer lifespan and are more resistant to rot, mold, and the like. Investing in plastic pallets can mean not having to worry about splintered frames or boards and not having items damaged because of soft wood that allowed a pallet to actually topple. When you're ready to buy plastic pallets, note a few questions to ask so you know you're getting the right type for your needs. Read More