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New Pool Fence Laws QLD

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Are you prepared for  QLD’s new pool fence laws and regulations?

As of next Monday 30th November, a variety of swimming pool fencing and safety regulations will take action across Queensland. These regulations will be strictly enforced from 30 November 2015.

If you are a pool owner, or just want to stay informed, take a look at the new pool safety laws at http://www.hpw.qld.gov.au/SiteCollectionDocuments/QDCMP3.4SwimmingPoolBarriers.pdf

You can also check out local council website for more information:  http://www.brisbane.qld.gov.au/planning-building/do-i-need-approval/residential-projects/yards-pools-fences-landscaping/fences/swimming-pool-fencing-safety-regulations

Are You Prepared for Storm Season?

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Summer is right around the corner, which means that storm season is fast approaching!

The team here at ESP Developments have a few tips to prepare for storm season and improve the safety your home:

  • Clear your gutters, downpipes and stormwater drains and other matter
  • Tidy your yard by securing loose objects and trimming tree branches
  • Put together an emergency kit in your home, with items such as a torch, first aid kit and canned food
  • Add emergency contact numbers to your mobile phone (The SES is a really important number to have on hand – 137 468)
  • Be aware of your household’s flood risk, which can be found using the Brisbane City Council’s online flood awareness maps
  • Check that your insurance covers flood and storm damage
  • Sign up to receive severe weather alerts
  • Devise an emergency evacuation plan with your family in the event of a severe storm

Summer storm season is almost here, so why not spend the weekend preparing your home!