4 Reasons Not to Top Your Tree

Environmental Blog

The disturbing practice of topping trees is fast becoming too common in many neighbourhoods and communities. Topping happens when the vertical stem and scaffold branches on trees are cut to stubs. Reasons for topping often include reducing the height and spread of a tree that interferes with utility lines or poses a safety hazard to adjacent structures. Topping is also referred to as dehorning, stubbing or heading. In the end, the trees are stripped of all pride and grace.

25 April 2016

Top Tips for Saving Money on Landscaping Supplies for Your Veggie Garden

Environmental Blog

When starting a veggie patch in your backyard from scratch, purchasing all the tools and supplies you need can be a very costly endeavour. Also, to ensure the food you grow for your family is healthy, it is important that you have landscaping supplies that are free from contaminants. If you're building or renovating your veggie patch, check out these top tips to help you save money on landscaping supplies.

15 April 2016

What You Should Know About Cleaning Your Air Ducts

Environmental Blog

If you have a central heating and air conditioning system in your home, you also have air ducts. The ductwork generally doesn't need much maintenance, but occasionally it will need to be cleaned out. Here are some things to know about cleaning the air ducts. Why Ducts Need to Be Cleaned When you turn on your air conditioner or heater, the air goes through the air ducts and out the vents.

14 April 2016

Importance of routine mechanical maintenance for your cooling tower


If your plant depends on a cooling tower as an evaporative cooling device, then it's imperative that you carry out routine mechanical services to keep the heat exchanger functioning at optimum so that there's less downtime and you're not using more energy than necessary. As a plant manager, cooling tower mechanical services by a qualified service team can bring efficiency to your plant through the following means. Shaft realignment and tooling  

14 April 2016

Safety precautions when operating earthmoving machinery

Environmental Blog

Working with earthmoving equipment can be a dangerous task. Whether you're working with a scraper, an articulated truck, or other types of earthmoving equipment, you are most likely handling very heavy machinery in locations that are hard to reach and can be possible dangerous. Proper maintenance and repairs are vital to keep your equipment safe, and so is also proper handling of the machine. To further increase the safety surrounding your earthmoving equipment, there are a few simple things you can think about.

18 January 2016