Asbestos-containing materials are present in many old homes in Australia and, if disturbed, can pose a danger to your family's health. However, if left undisturbed, they are generally not dangerous. This guide explains three situations in which you should get a professional asbestos inspection, from moving into an older house to starting a renovation project.
You've Just Moved into an Older Home
Many older houses were built with asbestos products before it was known that they were harmful.
Every business wants to cater to the largest possible customer base it can, but for most people the thought of including clientele in wheelchairs in their planning escapes them. This is a shame not just for the customer, as they will be restricted from viewing your products, but also for you, as there are a great many advantages to installing wheelchair lifts on your property. Not only are they not as expensive as you might think, but they serve as a sign to the world that you care about your customers and want your business to be a safe and equal space for everybody.
When considering a piece of land for building you will, no doubt, think about the location of the land, the shape of the land, and what other features and properties are in the general area. If you haven't yet bought the land, you will also need to look at the price of the land and determine whether it is a worthwhile investment considering the use you can make of it and what the potential returns could be.
As a parent of some small kids, you know that you need to be prepared for the unexpected at all times. After all, you never know what they are going to do next, but you always have to be ready and especially when you are out and about on a shopping trip. Why do you need to be especially prepared if they suddenly need to stop for a potty break?
If you are looking to buy a significant portion of land, then you will likely have an eye to the future as far as its development is concerned. If you're looking to make some income from your investment through agriculture or farming, then you want to make sure that the underlying soil is fit for the purpose. What are some of the initial signs you should be looking for upon first inspection, before you even call in the experts to do an environmental assessment?