A Few Quick Tips to Help When Buying a New Boat

Buying a new boat can be a great experience, and it can mean fun times on the water whenever you want, without having to worry about finding a boat to rent at a nearby marina. You can also ensure you choose a boat that works for your needs and preferences in particular when you buy your own. Note a few factors to consider when you're in the market for a new boat so you know you get the right type for you and your family. [Read More]

Glycol System Maintenance and General Care

Glycol is a substance that prevents freezing of fluids to ensure flow at low operating temperatures. As an additive to other liquids, it is used in a cooling system. Small businesses are adopting glycol systems especially in beer dispensing and other beverage cooling systems. But even in a small operation, the glycol system is an expensive investment and is in the best interest to have it working around the clock with minimal outages. [Read More]

Commonly Asked Questions about Cathodic Protection for Boats Using Aluminium Anodes

Aluminium anodes are a good example of the cathodic metals used to preserve submerged or buried metallic structures from chemical corrosion. The anodes are faster and more aggressive in chemical reactions such that they are first to respond to elements of corrosion. This means that the cathodic metals will wear down instead of the structure they are protecting. Boat hulls, for instance, are often in contact with different water environments, which accelerate corrosion due to rusting. [Read More]

Wheelchair lifts: a quick guide

People with disabilities have often struggled to get easy access to buildings they need to enter. For their part, building owners can sometimes struggle to make buildings accessible, especially in cases where the building's footprint doesn't allow installation of a wheelchair ramp or where wheelchair users may have to use internal stairs. A wheelchair lift can solve that problem, either by making access to the building easier for wheelchair users or by helping them move between floors internally. [Read More]