Entries by Emma Nicholson

Types of contaminated water

How to deal with different types of contaminated water in your property. Water damage can be a devastating and dangerous experience for any homeowner, whether confined to the basement or dispersed throughout the entire home. To stay safe, it is vital to understand the different types of contaminated water and how each type may affect […]

Choosing commercial property insurance

If you are choosing commercial property insurance, there are things that you will need to consider. Commercial property insurance is designed to protect property owners from the cost of claims that may arise from unexpected damage. There are many causes of damage from fires, to floods or even a break in. That’s why it’s important […]

How does smoke affect your home?

How does smoke affect your home? The short answer is, in many ways! Smoke affects even the areas untouched by flames. It can therefore cause damage in rooms that weren’t affected by the fire, causing more destruction than imagined. This is because a lot of damage from fires isn’t actually caused by the fire itself, […]

Signs of water damage

If you are looking to buy or rent a property, it’s a good idea to look for signs of water damage. Getting in to a contract is easy, compared to getting out of it if you need to due to signs of water damage after you’ve signed on the dotted line. Here’s some pointers as […]

Say no to DIY mould removal

It’s really important to say ‘no’ to DIY mould removal as you could make the case of mould worse! But what is mould? Mould is a fungus that grows where there is moisture. Typically found in damp places and areas where there has been a leakage, mould is unsightly and can be dangerous in some […]

Halloween Safety Tips

October sees the school holidays and the well known family event, ‘Halloween’. So here are some Halloween safety tips for you to take on board to keep yourself and your family safe. If you’re going to be offering treats this year instead of tricks, think about the following:  Individually wrapped sweets for hygiene reasons Sugar […]

Winter safety kit

Summer is officially over, so it’s probably a good time to start looking at your winter safety kit. Useful for in the car, at home or work, a winter safety kit often holds necessary items to keep you safe this winter. Here’s what you might need in your winter safety kit for the home: Salt, […]

Fireplace safety tips

As the nights draw in and the temperatures drop, it’s a good time to brush up on your fireplace safety. A fireplace is a great way to keep the home warm and cosy in the cooler months, but they can bring with them some dangers if not recognised and reduced. Here are some fireplace safety […]

Winter cleaning through the flu and winter illness season

Winter cleaning through the flu and winter illness season is something that you need to start thinking about. Particularly, as we’re now in to Autumn, the darker nights are drawing in and temperatures are starting to decline. Don’t worry, there are things that you can do to reduce the risk to your home or business […]