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Bed bugs a growing downside of more frequent air travel

International and domestic travel has never been more accessible to tens of millions of people worldwide, but it is not only people that might be aboard aircraft, ships and other modes of transport. Insect pests can also be travelling undetected, with bed bugs the most likely to cause real problems in the accommodation industry. Once fairly reliable airport sprays are …

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The storm season is here…

As long as we can remember, Australians have been menaced by intense storms due to the size, shape, and location of the Australian continent. Our continent provides the perfect spawning ground for cyclones, severe thunderstorms, tornadoes, and even super-cells. And… it’s predicted, due to climate change, that Australia’s storms are likely to grow stronger and more frequent in the years …

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One roof leak could soak up thousands for hotels this storm season, warns R&BS

As Queensland heads into its summer storm season, the Roof & Building Service (R&BS) director Scott Jensen said leaks were often seen as small problems but it doesn’t take much for them to turn into gushing streams during heavy rain. “Unfortunately once water gets in it becomes about repair and damage control,” he said.  “The costs quickly add up to …

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