Implementing fire safety in commercial kitchens

Commercial kitchens involve many areas where a fire can quickly start and spread. It is important to understand how you can help to prevent and suppress fires effectively and efficiently to protect your business and your investment. Image Credit Carry out a fire assessment One of the first steps to having effective fire prevention measures in place in any new or existing commercial kitchen is to carry out a fire risk assessment. With over 2,000 fires occurring in commercial establishments each year, the better you can understand the risks involved,…

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Fridge Freezers facts You Didn’t Know

The humble fridge freezer takes pride of place in every commercial and domestic kitchen. We all use them, defrost them every now and then and replace them when they break. But most of us don’t know a few basic facts about them. Image Credit 1. They can get too cold If a fridge free freezer is kept at an external temperature that is too low, it can turn itself off, as the Telegraph explains. 2. They use more than their fair share of electricity When we go on holiday, most…

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Considerations to Take with a Corn Snake

Corn Snakes make very popular pets to reptile lovers – they are relatively easy to care for, and for that reason they are considered the ideal ‘starter snake’. But if you are considering taking a snake on and you are new to reptile ownership, then you may want to consider these important points before giving a snake a new home… Image Credit Corn Snakes live on average for around 10 – 15 years. Make sure that you are committed to caring for your pet for this length of time. It…

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Mad about Mayo

If you’re planning a trip to County Mayo this summer, here are some facts so you can get clued up before you arrive. County Mayo, Ireland’s third largest county, has a rich and interesting history and here are just a few of those fascinating facts: The name comes from Irish “Mhaigh Eo.” Mhaigh Eo translates as “Plain of the Yew Trees,” which originates from Mayo village, now known as Mayo Abbey. This tree is one of the few pine trees native to Ireland. The term “boycott” comes from Co. Mayo.…

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Effects of storm damage on your home

British weather can be unpredictable, and winter is often accompanied by strong winds, snow, ice and even flooding. All of this has the potential to cause major damage to your property. We’ve had some bad storms and winter has just begun. Storm damage is something that can occur when normally bad weather changes to worse. For example, strong winds can lift roof tiles, flood water can enter homes, fallen trees can damage buildings, cars, and even kill people. Wind can tear the meter box door from its hinges and upend…

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The life and times of the great Casanova.

It’s customary for us to think of the name Casanova as being someone who likes to be a bit socially and morally ambiguous. While it is true that Giacomo Casanova was serial womaniser and had a slew of relationships across Europe it is not only that which we should remember him for, he provided us with a great written account of what life was like in the   18th Century. One thing that is certainly surprising is that he was very conscious of his sexual health. He was well known for…

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Why You Should Never Lie to Get a Job

You’ve seen the job of your dreams bit is it ever ok to lie on your CV? A CV is the first chance a potential employee has to form an image of you and your suitability for the vacancy. Everyone wants to paint themselves in a good light and come across the very best, but you should never be tempted to fib or exaggerate your abilities or qualifications. Your CV is never the place to embellish the truth, no matter how trivial it may seem at the time.

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Reasons for buying an Egg Chair

The iconic egg chair is one of the best and most popular chair designs in modern interior décor. This is quite a feat considering the chair was designed over fifty years ago and yet still commands much enthusiasm and passion in the contemporary furniture industry. It appears that the fun and funky egg chair is timeless and never going to go out of fashion.

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