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Potable water tanks are a fantastic option for storing safe drinking water if access to mains water is not an option. Whilst potable water tanks provide an efficient way to access water they can also pose a significant health risk if not strictly maintained.
When storing or transporting potentially hazardous chemicals, it is important to ensure that they are safely contained. In the context of purchasing an intermediate bulk container (more commonly known as an IBC), one of the first steps towards selecting a suitable IBC for your requirements is to check whether it is UN approved. But what does that mean?
With the ability to withstand a wide range of temperatures and pressures, steel barrel drums are considered to be one of the most reliable and safe options for storing and transporting materials, such as chemicals, acids, oils, and hazardous substances.
Pallet trucks are wheeled trolleys designed to manoeuvre and lift heavy loads safely in warehouses, distribution centres, and for moving pallets onto and off vehicles. They are best suited for short distances and hard-standing ground, pallet trucks are effective for loading and unloading of pallets and bulk packaging.
Plastic barrels can be as versatile as your business needs. We’ve been selling these products for the past couple of years, and we’ve seen our customers using the drums for a variety of different uses.
Plastic blue drums are extremely common in the storage and transportion of goods due to their versatile nature. They are used in different industrial sectors and are commonly used to store chemicals such as acids or the food grade version is used in the food industry to store ingredients.
Originally, barrels were created from wood and metal. Their construction was perfected over the years requiring no glue or nails to build and created a reliable and leak proof liquid storage solution. This iconic wooden barrel is still used nowadays in the wine and whiskey industry.
The Jerry Can was designed in Germany in the 1930s for military use to hold 20 litres of fuel and subsequently copied by the allies during World War II. In 1937 Germans developed what was known as a Wehrmacht-Einheitskanister which meant “Armed Forces Unit Canister” and its purpose was keeping the tanks fuelled and ready at a moment’s notice.
Based on what we have seen from past winters in the UK, it’s more than likely that we will be experiencing snow at some point during the coming months. Preparation is the key at this time of the year, and having the right equipment for the job, makes all the difference.
Dry January is a big trend, and it does a world of good for people’s health. However, a dry March, April, May, June, July and August is no good for our environment.
After a record-breaking summer for temperatures, it seemed inevitable that we’d see a hosepipe ban put in place at some point.
The end of August saw a hosepipe ban in certain places in the UK as parts of the country were in drought. This caused several issues for people up and down the country. Parts of the UK are still in a hosepipe ban, despite rainfall in September.
The key to mastering the winter months as a business is preparation. If you prepare well, you’ll find winter a breeze, but if you fail to prepare, you’ll limp through the winter months.But what do you need to do to make sure you’re prepared for winter? We’ve got a complete checklist ready, so you don’t have to.
Rainwater harvesting is steadily becoming more popular across the UK. People are more aware of their responsibilities to protect the environment, as well as the potential to save money.
Now, businesses are realising that there can be great benefits to their business and the environment by harvesting rainwater.
One question we often get asked is how a business can use a rainwater harvesting kit in their offices or warehouse.
We’ve put together a quick guide to rainwater harvesting and how you as a business can use the rainwater collected.
Safety is paramount on construction sites and there are strict rules and regulations to follow, including which vacuum cleaner you need to use.
It might not be your first priority when you arrive at site, but you could unknowingly be breaching health and safety regulations, endangering yourself and those around you, as well as costing you a hefty fine if you don’t use a vacuum cleaner fit for the job.
Tucked away in our construction category is the unsung hero of the construction site, rubble chutes.
They aren’t the most glamorous of products, but on a building site they’re important for keeping things tidy and quickly disposing of waste.
They aren’t something you’d normally hear much about from companies, so we’ve taken a closer look at rubble chutes to help you get a better understanding of what they are, their components and how they work.
You might look at our truck and trolley category and think that they’re all the same, but we’re here to set the record straight. Each truck and trolley has been manufactured to be perfect for its required use. A bottle truck has been made to be perfect for storing bottles, and the mobile ingredient bins have been designed to be perfect for storing ingredients or food.
Recycling has fast become a massive part of everyday life in the UK - whether business or home, and rightly so – but have you ever wondered what happens to your plastic once you send it off to the recycling?