Monthly Archives: August 2013

Are you underinsured? Have The Right Warranty Insurance?

We know that everyone is looking to make savings and reduce costs at the moment, but it’s really important to make sure that in these recessionary times you don’t under insure your home. For those unfamiliar with the term, under insurance is when your insurance policy does not adequately cover the cost to replace your […]

Working at Height When You Build Your Own House

Working at height remains one of the biggest causes of fatalities and major injuries, especially in the construction and manufacturing industries. Common cases include falls from ladders and through fragile roofs. Work at height means work in any place, including at or below ground level, where a person could fall a distance to cause injury. […]

Dial Before You Dig – Self Build House Designs

Smart, safe digging means knowing what underground services are buried before you begin your dream self build house design. Underground services can include pipelines, cables, wires and other equipment used by water, gas, electricity and telecommunications service providers. Builders, contractors, ground workers, civil engineers—in fact, anyone digging—should ‘dial before they dig’. This means they should contact […]