Category: Service

NY Thermal Recalling A Number Of Their Boiler Model

NY Thermal, a company based in Canada, is currently issuing a boiler recall in partnership with the U.S. Consumers Product Safety Commission and Health Canada. The boiler in question is the NY Thermal Trinity Tft and Slant/Fin CHS which is intended for commercial as well as residential use. According to the report, the grommet seal of the boilers have the tendency to reduce in time each time it is used therefore it might dislodge while in operation. When this happens, carbon monoxide will be emitted and could expose nearby humans to CO poisoning. This is already relayed to all boiler installation companies such as Heatworks. As of writing, there are no reported injuries associated with the said boilers.

The company decided to issue a recall because of three complaints they have received regarding the grommet seal which starts to deteriorate while some are dislodging. The result is that the condensation is leaking from the boiler along with carbon monoxide. The company advices that all consumers with boiler models under recall should contact either the distributor or the installer of the equipment in order to book an appointment for free repair. NY Thermal can also be contacted through their official numbers and website.

For consumers who wish to keep using the boilers while repair is not yet completed, it is advised that there should be an operation carbon monoxide alarm located near the sleeping areas as well as the home entrance.

The boilers under recall are all manufactured in Canada and were distributed via NTI which is a wholesaler network or home appliances, heating and plumbing. Sales started on the October of 2011 until January of this year. The price range of the boilers is from $5,000 to $14,000.

The boiler models are called Trinity Tft which has the NTI seal printed at the front of the boiler and these comes only in metallic grey color. Consumers should search online or through the website of NY Thermal for a specific list of affected models. installers and repair professionals including Heatworks advise homeowners to schedule an appointment as soon as possible.

Scotland No Longer Charges Burial And Cremation Of Deceased Children

According to an announcement recently made by the government of Scotland together with the Cosla council, they have come to an agreement to abolish the charges required by the local authority for all deceased that are below the age of 18 years old. This is a big help to bereaved families as they only need to think about the cremation urns for infants with no additional fees to pay.

Majority of the councils within Scotland does not impose any burial charges and cremation fees to deceased that are below 16 years of age. In addition, the government of Scotland promised the councils $500,000 which aims to pay for the cost in behalf of the families. With this new law, Scotland is slowly becoming more and more similar to England.

The decision was also given full support by the Church of Scotland saying that it is the right time for the entire nation to address the said issue in a national level.

Church and society council’s convener, Reverend Dr. Richard Frazer said that the funeral of someone closed to you is very essential but it can also prove to be a burden to those who are left behind. He added that the action by the government is one of the many things that can be done to improve the situation. This will help to keep people from using their credit cards, seeking loan companies that accept payday scheme and other options as long as they can get the funds to pay or the funeral arrangement of their children.

Angela Constance, the secretary of communities, said that the government has been thinking of this for quite a while now as they are looking for methods to help bereaved parents at the time of their grief. Majority of the local authorities does not require any form of payment but there are those that might be confused with the different laws in every area. All over the country, the charges are not the same depending on the age of the deceased. Cosla made the right decision and parents will only have to worry about cremation urns for infants because the burial is already answered for by the government.


Wedding Symposium Hosted By TAT For Indian Consumers

A 2018 event called Indian Wedding Symposium and B2B session was recently hosted by Mumbai, Tourism Authority of Thailand and New Delhi. It is the sixth year that the event was organized and is targeted for the Indian consumers. During the event, eight of the best wedding planners coming from the southern and western part of India came together while another ten came from the northern and eastern part. The event is a boost for Thailand’s wedding venue in Rayong because of the marketing done to the Indian market.

It started on the 23rd of April and ended on the 27th. The itinerary of the event included a scenic tour of the places in Thailand including Phuket, Bangkok, Khao Lak as well as Krabi. While on the trip, the group was able to experience different hotels where they are located. This gave them the chance to see first-hand the possible wedding venues that could be chosen for a huge Indian wedding event.

In a survey that was conducted, Thailand is one of the top countries that are on the list of couples planning to get married. Other top countries include the United Kingdom, Hong Kong, Australia and the United States. The event was given priority by the Tourism Authority of Thailand because it has been deemed essential to market the wedding industry to the Indian customers in order to get more couples to have their weddings in the country.

The end of the trip was the capital city, Bangkok, and the event called Wedding Planners’ Symposium and B2B session was hosted at the Centara Grand AT Central World. During the event, a panel discussion was organized which includes TAT, wedding planners as well as the hotels’ management.The discussion aims to make the relationship between these businesses stronger and to attract a higher number of Indian weddings in the nation.

After the panel discussion, a B2B discussion was also conducted and the participants are wedding planners and wedding suppliers as they network and plan ahead for future projects. They are expecting positive result with the wedding venue in Rayong as the number of Indian couples to wed will increase through the event’s marketing efforts.

Oldest Shopping Center In Bangkok Almost A Memory

Many people who have been to Bangkok will say that the city is filled with hotels, office spaces and shopping centers everywhere. Often times, hotels are situated near shopping centers for convenience such as hotel near Central World which attracts a lot of guests. Before these new shopping malls came to life, there was the Nightingale Olympic department store. This shop is located at the edge of the Chinatown district and now barely seen because of the tangled electric wires that are hanging above the city.

Street hawkers have come to dominate the area and eventually overshadowed the department store that stood the test of time for the past 90 years. Nightingale Olympic is now forgotten and its establishment now a symbol of how it was in the years passed including the woman who brought it to life.

AroonNiyomvanich began working at Nightingale Olympic at 10 years of age back when it was still the biggest department store in Bangkok. She is now 96 years old. She shared how she was born and grew up working into the store.

Visiting Nightingale Olympic nowadays will make one feel that the building has turned into a museum rather than a department store. Looking at everything inside from the products sold to the furniture, everything speaks of how it has been maintained and still remains in an era that is no longer considered modern these days.

Niyomvanich, up to these days, is living her days within the desk inside the corner of Nightingale Olympic. According to her, everything inside the store holds a special meaning. The store was established in 1930 in a space across the road and it was started by his older brother called Nat. Nat considered the project his passion after their parents died. This is after their mother requested him to make sure everyone of them stays together thus all of his siblings worked inside the store and even their children years later.

She said that despite the number of developments in Bangkok including a hotel near Central World, they have never received offers to buy the establishment because no one is brave enough to ask them to sell the business that holds so much meaning for them.

How To Choose Bangkok Event Venues?

The best Bangkok event venues are only found here in Thailand. In this vibrant city, you’ll find plenty of luxury, boutique and budget hotels that make an excellent venue for various business functions. These venues are designed to fit small and large gatherings. The hotels are also modernly adorned to go well with the beautiful view of the location.

In these hotels are beautiful function venues that are suitable for any type of event or functions. The private functions will include birthdays, weddings, anniversaries, fashion parades, private luncheons, receptions, live gigs and exhibitions. It will also suit corporate events like conferences, product launches, cocktail parties and seminars. The hotel hall has gorgeous furnishing, lounge areas, marble bar, outdoor balcony, French and bay windows that provide a panoramic view of the city.

The Bangkok event venues are fully equipped with all function and party necessities. For corporate events, clients are provided with projectors and white boards to suit their corporate needs. For private events like parties, they are provided with music, sound, video, lighting and other equipment.

Aside from providing the needed equipment, these hotel venues provide a variety of party menus that will fit all types of events and functions. They can offer you special menus suitable for dine in dinners and lunches. They can either serve plated dishes like an entrée, main courses and desserts. They also serve pizzas, snacks, BBQ menus and buffets. For a party caterer, the customer is provided with various packages to suit their budget plan and requirements.

For all private functions and corporate events, services for party bars are available. The Bangkok event venues can offer the finest wines like the white and red wines. There is nothing to worry though as these are offered for a reasonable price. There are also bar cocktails for those who require a stronger drink.

How to choose these Bangkok event venues will need you to check the Internet for options! You also can check the Yellow pages and local magazines for some reservations. Note that you must be aware of the features and services they provide. You also need to choose a large sized room to accommodate all your participants and guests.

How To Distinguish If A Moving Company Is A Scam

We are on the first week of May which is also known to be the National Moving Month. This is when the highest number of people is busy packing and unpacking in Sydney in order to move from one residence to another. There are many reasons why people move including students going to college, those who are done with college and moving back home and those who are changing their residence while the summer holiday is ongoing. It does not matter what their reasons are, May is known to be the preferred month to pack and move.

With the number of movers, it is not impossible to hear of moving scams. According to BBB, there are signs one can look out for to detect moving scams and to avoid being a victim. While there are many reliable moving companies in the market, it cannot be avoided that there are rogue ones in the market.

  • Scam movers are known to give an estimate but they charge extra as soon as they have the homeowner’s belongings. They ignore the estimate they have provided and homeowners end up paying more than they are prepared for. If one is to withdraw their services, they also have to pay a fee.
  • Scam movers are known to provide an estimate ahead of the moving date but makes unexpected changes during the actual moving to catch the homeowners off guard. You will be tempted to hire them because of the low estimate but you end up paying more than the average moving company charges.
  • Scams are known to charge without justifiable reasons. They will find a way to charge you way more than you should even if the reasoning may sound ridiculous at times.
  • You know you have hired a scam moving company if they promise to deliver your belongings on a certain time frame and fail to do so because of various reasons. A reliable company should be able to fulfill their promise and offer compensation when unfulfilled.
  • The worst scammers are those that load your belonging, receive their pay and close their shop as soon as possible. These are one of the reasons why packing and unpacking in Sydney are sometimes dealt with the homeowners themselves to avoid unnecessary headache.

Previous Repair Resulted To More Damage

Repairs are never cheap and workers at can tell you that. Aside from the materials, professional fees have to be added on top. This is a hard truth learned by the management of the St. Pierre Museum. They thought that they will only tackle minor repairs but they ended up paying more than $100,000.

It was a decade and a half ago when the chimney located at the museum’s west wall had to be reinforced with concrete at the top portion. As the years go by, the additional weight resulted to damage where cracks appeared on the foundation and the chimney is slowly disintegrating. Rolly Gagne, the president of the museum, said that they needed to replace the heating system because it is necessary to remove the collapsing foundation of the chimney.

In the last five years, they have dedicated much effort into installing the new high-efficiency boiler and this alone was considered to be a huge project for the museum. After they have completed this, they moved on to the elimination of the chimney but they were faced with several issues after the chimney has been removed. As of writing, the original bricks are being restructured into the building.

Gagne explained that if they did not take the initiative to remove the chimney, it would have resulted to worse scenarios such as the chimney collapsing unexpectedly.

He added that a big portion was torn down but a small section is to remain as a historical aspect. They expect to finish the west wall before the spring ends and then they are going to move on the wrapping the building and bricks repointing. Repointing is considered to be very essential in order to avoid the moisture seeping through the bricks and destroying the wall’s interior.

For this year, they are going to focus on repointing the west wall but they will eventually move on to other walls until everything has been completed. Repointing is accomplished by replacing the external part found at the joints of the mortar. In the end, the repair set the museum back by $114,000 because they have to buy a new boiler and to repair the west wall’s bricks.