Timber Treatments – Can We Trust The Treatment Labels?

All timber used in construction is specially treated to ensure structural durability and longevity – pretty important stuff. But, did you know that there is no compliance standard or national body that oversees the treatment process? Instead, treatment plants undergo self-checking, meaning it’s up to them to decide whether or not their timber is fit [...]

Does Your Home Contain Asbestos?

If your home was built or renovated between the 1940s and late 1980s, chances are it contains asbestos materials. While studies suggest that asbestos in good condition is harmless, if it is disturbed or damaged, it can put your family’s health at serious risk. Health effects of asbestos Asbestos can have devastating affects on your [...]