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  • The importance of recycling
    Furnitubes International
    These days there is a lot of confusing information on the web about recycling and reusing materials. It can be hard to know where to begin when there is so much information out there saying contradictory things. However, there is...
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  • What is class A decking?
    Alfresco Floors
    What is class A decking? Class A decking is an external flooring application that has been fire-tested and deemed non-combustible and therefore safe and legal to use on high rise residential buildings above 18 metres (11 metres...
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  • Creating caring meeting places
    Vestre Ltd
    The right to public access for everyone, and the importance of fostering a sustainable, accessible and inclusive community spirit Our towns and cities are growing, and more people than ever before are living closer to each other.
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  • Specifying security fencing for data centres
    Barkers Fencing
    When it comes to data centre security, the main priority over anything else is protecting the valuable data inside the centre from organised crime and potential terrorist attack. A lot of focus is placed on cybersecurity, but it...
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  • How exercise can benefit the mental health of children
    Sovereign Design Play Systems
    It is no secret that exercise helps to keep our bodies healthy, and while we all know the benefits that an active lifestyle can have on our children’s physical health, we can also use exercise to improve their mental wellbeing.
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  • Choosing the correct type of pedestrian guardrail
    Alpha Rail
    Generally speaking, the type of pedestrian guardrail required is dictated by its geographic location, each local authority has its own historic standard detail drawing showing the type they have specified. Therefore, any new...
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  • Choosing gates for playgrounds and play areas
    Jacksons Fencing
    Things to consider when choosing a playground gate. Access for emergency services is essential. An ambulance should be able to drive right up to the play area in all weather conditions with enough room for a trolley bed to fit...
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  • LPS 1175 and how security fences and gates are tested
    Barkers Fencing
    Security fencing is designed to deter and deny unauthorised access to a site. Protecting valuable assets and premises from intruders. There are several third-party accreditations associated with tested fencing systems, as they...
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  • What to consider when installing metal railings on walls
    Alpha Rail
    When thinking about what to consider when installing metal railings on a wall, the main ones are cost, appearance, the likely usage and the stability of the existing wall. The main fixing options when installing metal railings on...
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  • Domestic acoustic fencing
    Jacksons Fencing
    Noise pollution is becoming an increasing concern, and it’s more than simply an annoyance – it can have a detrimental impact on health and wellbeing. Studies have found that even small increases in ambient sound can have a marked...
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  • Factors affecting the cost of security fencing
    Barkers Fencing
    Tackling the issue of cost and security fencing isn’t easy. There are many variables which will affect the cost and it’s important to consider the value a fence will add and what would be detrimental to the site’s security. The...
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  • Things to consider when choosing metal railings
    Alpha Rail
    When choosing metal railings for a project there are a range of things that should be considered. As well as the technical side of things, aesthetics play a big part in the style of railing chosen. Appearance The benefits of...
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  • Comparing Absorptive and Reflective Noise Barriers
    Jacksons Fencing
    Environmental noise is becoming an increasingly invasive part of every day life, fuelled by a growing population, housing and the infrastructure to support it all conspiring to bring people and noise sources in closer proximity.
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  • Adding balustrades, trellises or fencing to planters
    IOTA
    Discover how integrating balustrades, trellising and fences into planters can reduce costs, increase usability and provide integrated safety for roof garden perimeters
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  • Polyester powder coating explained
    Jacksons Fencing
    When specifying fencing for your site, along with aesthetics and security, the finish should be carefully considered. Budget, climate and location can all influence which finish will be most suitable for your requirements.
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