2017

  • How to Protect Carbon Steel from Corrosion Prior to Use


    Sheets of carbon steel need to be protected from corrosion before they are used. This article discusses some of the measures that buyers of this type of steel can consider so that their materials aren't damaged by corrosion before they are used. Temporary Protective Coatings You can ask the supplier of the steel sheets to apply one of the available temporary rust-protection coatings on the steel. Rust prevention oil is one of the coatings that can be used.
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  • Mistakes to Avoid when Choosing Balustrades for your Home


    The stairway, balcony and terrace are unique features that can add or eliminate gloom in your home. As such, selecting a balustrade for the stairway or balcony should be considered an important task because of the amount of money involved in the design and development. The fact that balustrades could be made from different materials makes the selection process a daunting exercise. Add this to the vast array of balustrade designs available, and you are spoilt for choice.
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  • Selecting the Right Type of Sacrificial Anode for Your Boating Adventures


    If you're planning a life on the ocean wave and are relatively new to the marine world, you need to learn more about the exciting subject of corrosion. It's an unfortunate part of life here, but the good news is that you can use "sacrificial" anodes in order to keep such corrosion at bay. What do you need to know about the risk and how you can deal with it?
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  • 5 Essentials to Cover at Your Annual Body Corporate Management Meeting


    If you own property in a shared situation such as a strata community, a group of retailers in a shared space, a condo building or a similar type of arrangement, a body corporate management group will oversee a lot of aspects of your community. In most cases, this group will have regular meetings, but at least once a year, you should have a comprehensive annual meeting to which all community members are invited.
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