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Can your split ends help to clean oil spills?

On March 24, 1989, the world became aware of an environmental calamity in Alaska as an Exxon Valdez oil tanker spewed millions of crude oil into the Alaskan waters.  The tragic news grasped the attention of Phil McCrory, a hairdresser in Alabama. McCrory watched heart-wrenching footages of an otter covered in oil on television and did not manage to get the images out of his head.  With zero experi...
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What to look out for when buying your new home…is there an oil tank on site?

Oil Leak Clean Up
The National Planning Framework has a National Policy Objective (No 32) to target the delivery of 550,000 additional households by 2040. There will be an increased need for engineers and related professionals, such as remediation experts to provide an excellent service to house buyers as they embark on what for many will be the biggest investment of their lives. Safety A safe place to live is...
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Less than half of Irish households get their home heating serviced every year.

Oil is the most prominent home heating fuel in Ireland, particularly in rural areas, with over 700,000 homes using it as their main heating source. Research from the Oil Firing Technical Association (OFTEC) Ireland has revealed that less than half of Irish households get their home heating serviced every year. And around 1 in 10 claim to only get their heating checked when there's an issue. ...
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Tips to help keep your oil tank and oil from freezing

With snow and freezing temperatures forecast this week, we have some tips to help keep your oil tank and oil from freezing. Home heating oil technically doesn’t ‘freeze’ in that it becomes a solid mass – however, when the temperature drops, it can turn into a gel-like consistency (see below), which makes it less fluid and can lead to clogging in your pipes.  The terms “waxing,” “gelling” and ...
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