Essential Ladder Safety Tips

Aug 25

Essential Ladder Safety Tips

Each year, there are a number of serious incidents in which workers fall from ladders. Most of these incidents involve a ladder being used incorrectly or inappropriately. Workers have suffered dislocations, head injuries and broken bones as a result. People working in construction, retail and building maintenance are most commonly injured, but any worker using a...

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Clear gutters are essential in thunderstorm season

Jan 22

The average homeowner and DIY-er knows that their house has gutters and that these gutters need to be cleaned out every once in a while. This is often a task that we push to the back of our minds, but if you procrastinate long enough then it can lead to serious issues (especially in thunderstorm season). South Africa is famous for its thunderstorms. This brings a...

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How to Safely Clean Your Gutters – And Why

Aug 15

After autumn and winter has scattered leaves all over your yard – including into your gutters – it is time to clean those clogged gutters out. It is a necessary annual task. Before you rush out to rent a ladder, power tools and equipment, follow these guidelines which are key to a successful and safe gutter-cleaning experience: As cavalier as you may be about...

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