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Do you occasionally experience any of the following?

• Having to wait for 24 hours for a doctor to answer questions about your personal or family health.

• Sitting in the waiting from long after your set appointment time and then, wasting more time waiting in the exam room

• Hurried office questions that leave you with multiple questions• Being forced into an office examination when you know a phone call would have been sufficient.

If so, do not worry. You are not alone.

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Welcome to Dial a Home Doctor – Australian leading bulk-billed home visiting doctor service. As a patient of Dial a Home Doctor, your will always have a doctor who invest his or her time to know you and your family. In particular, you will enjoy the following benefits associated with hiring our home doctor?Immediate careNo dealing with personal assistance – your personal doctor will be readily available 24/7.
Communication: Reach your after hours doctor via secure mails, personal cell phone or arranged visits. Our doctors make all the effort to see you on the shortest time possible. When routine care or acute problems can be managed through a call, we will do so, thus, saving you more time.

Time: If you decide to work with our after hours doctor, your typical office visit will be a maximum of 30 minutes in most cases. We understand your time is precious and therefore, we offer a “no wait” waiting room for your enhanced convenience.

Personal Care: The current healthcare system in Australia can cause the head to spin! Our after hours doctor will do everything possible to ensure your walk through the maze of pre-approvals, referrals, and visits to other doctors will be as simple and stress-free as possible. We will provide you with all the required information, e-mail, and call specialists when necessary to make your experience good. Our doctors will be the quarterback of your health care team.

Problem Solving: At a dial a home doctor, our doctors are problem solvers. When new health complications related to health arise, they will set aside the necessary time to establish coordinated diagnosis and treatment. This time also allows them to manage a couple of complicated chronic health problems safely. Our doctors keep up-to-date with all the changing and new treatment options and guidelines.

Wellness Care :In order for you to age gracefully, you need to take proper care of your health – your most valuable asset. Our after-hours doctors are your health coaches and advisers; even when it would be hard for you to get the required medical care. Our package includes;

• A full health risk evaluation and physical exam

• Counseling on nutritional needs

• Fitness assessment and exercise prescription

• Detailed preventive cardiology assessment

• Proper diseases screenings and prevention

• 24/7 access to our website, blog and in-depth answers to your emails.

“Whole-istic” Treatment Options:Science is the backbone of medicine, and whenever possible, you healthcare should be based on quality and unbiased research. But medicine is also an art and doctors need to use their common sense and intuition in some cases. Our services are wholistic. Our after hours doctors appreciate that the wholeness that make us human is a combination of our psychology, biology and spirit.

They do not consider themselves to be alternative medicine doctors, but have become adept in filtering the thousands of alternative medical care options available. Some options have low risk, ideally high benefits and seem to be safe. Our doctors recommend them whenever appropriate.

Others are potentially harmful, snake oil, are often scientifically proven to offer no benefit.If you are searching for science-based home doctor who utilizes experience and acquired medical common sense to care for your overall well-being and filter what you hear from the media, our doctors are right for you.
National Care Network: Our after hours doctor are connected with a national care network of private physicians. If they feel your condition cannot be managed over the phone and a visit is not possible (maybe you are on travel), they can arrange for you to be seen by another doctor in their office. Most major cities are represented.

Visit flexibility: We fully understand that you have busy schedules that sometimes do not allow for weekday visits. We have weekend visits available as well. What more, since we do not depend on physical visits alone, phone calls are a great option too. Even for some complex illnesses.
If you have any question or you would like to book a free first time consultation, feel free to contact us. We are always happy to help and to answer any question you might have.

 

Go outside and stand in front of your house. Now take a good look at your home. What are your thoughts? Do things look like they could use a little facelift?

Your roof makes up to 50% of your home front, and a roof restoration can often be the most economic way of updating the look of your homes exterior in addition to giving you the most dramatic results. A fresh coat of paint on your roof can really breathe new life into the look of the whole house, and bring a modern look to an older home.

Choosing your roofs colour is the most important element in achieving the look and style you are going for. There are a few ways to help you with this decision.

* Tear sheets. Flip through magazines and if something strikes you, tear it out and put it in a binder. Eventually you’ll realize a trend in your choices… Just make sure this ‘trend’ will suite the house your about to paint.

* Taking a look at your pre-existing brick, choose a colour in the brick and bring it up to your roof. This is a great way of giving your house flowing visual appeal, when colours blend easily to the eye it gives the feeling of a well coordinated style.

* Dark colour are very on trend, especially with a rendered finished wall. Greys, blacks and a dark terracotta always are in high demand. Retaining heat can be a repercussion of being on roofing’s colour trend in our warm Queensland climate. Insulation and heat productive paint are two little secretes that can minimize the heat that you’ll feel inside your home.

For Roof Restorations Brisbane, Roof Restoration Gold Coast or Brisbane Roofing Services, contact your roofing specialist at Brisco Roofing on 1300 166 209.

 

Brisbane is the most populous city in Queensland with a population of over 2 million. It, therefore, follows that there are many businesses, companies, institutions, and other organizations here. You will need a good logo if your organization is to stand out.

A good logo enhances brand value, it gives you an edge over the competition, it identifies you, it makes you memorable and it captivates your target audience. There are several mistakes that people commonly make in logo design Brisbane. Understanding these mistakes will help you avoid falling into the same trap.

People often make the mistake of not translating the logo for different cultures and into different languages. You should learn from Coca Cola who have their logo in different languages, but still identifiable as the Coca Cola logo (such as Koka Kola in Cyrillic).

Many people fail to do design protection after logo design Brisbane. Protect the logo through international Intellectual Property organizations so that it cannot be stolen by other people or institutions. This is important because conventional trademark registration is limited in that you cannot lay claim to such things as the color used.

Avoid the common mistake of having a logo that is too realistic or overly complex. The best logo is one that is symbolic and simple. If you try to bring in too many design concepts, there is a risk that your logo will be confusing.

Although you do not want an overly complex logo, this is not an excuse to have a poorly designed logo. Your logo should maximize on the use of negative and positive space. The shape and the color should work well together.

Unoriginal and clichéd logos are all too common. This is a dangerous logo design Brisbane because your logo will be boring and will not attract new clients. Ensure that your logo has some movement – a simple company name inside a circle will not do. It is important that the logo is very different from that of your competitors.

Google ‘bad logos’ and you will find many logs that have unintended implications/subliminal meanings. It is important that you test your logo by having different people look at it during the logo design Brisbane stage to ensure there are no unintended implications.

You should not follow trends during logo design because trends change. Avoid bit map/raster images in your logo because these are not scalable. You should not use too many typestyles/fonts as this would be look messed up and not appealing.

There are many logo design templates available on the Internet, but you should avoid them in favor of experienced professionals, customized logo design. This will give you a unique logo. A logo design Brisbane professional has the training, experience, and tools necessary to do a good job.

 

Selling your home isn’t something that you do every day-unless you’re a real estate agent. Over the years I’ve honed my skills in learning what works when it comes to selling your home, as well as what doesn’t.

Fortunately, other people have made these mistakes so that you don’t have to!

1. Ignoring an estate agent’s style tips

We all develop personal connections to our homes, but sometimes those connections mean that it’s hard to see our home through the eyes of a potential buyer. An experienced agent should know how to present your home in a way that will maximise your home’s selling potential.

2. Underestimating the importance of street appeal

First impressions matter, and potential buyers driving past or inspecting your home will take notice of your property’s exterior. In my experience, people buy in the first five seconds and justify throughout the inspection. Make a good impression from the outset and keep up to date with the mowing and weeding!

3 Under-investing in marketing

A targeted, wide-ranging marketing campaign designed to reach as much as possible of your buying audience is essential. Buyers fall into different groups and demographics, and a high quality marketing campaign will reach out effectively to all of these.

4. Not being switched on about going online

In our office, it’s where about 90% of our buyer enquiry comes from. The more you invest here the better. Only a small percentage of buyers look beyond the first page of property search results!

5. Being afraid to commit to a sale price

Committing to a sale price isn’t an easy task, but it’s one that should be a much easier decision when you consider that almost half of all potential buyers will pass over properties with no listed price. Why? It seems too hard, or worse, they fear it will be out of their range. Take the plunge and name a figure.

6. Holding out for a better price

Though it can be tempting to wait for a better offer, the property market doesn’t play by the rules of Who Dares Wins, so think twice before rejecting that initial offer. In my experience, often the first offer is the highest we’ll receive, and almost every record price we achieve comes from an offer made within the first thirty days.

7. Taking offers personally

A low offer on your property is not a reflection on you, or even on your home. Instead, they’re representative of a willingness to commit to opening negotiations. I always encourage vendors to see a low offer as a starting point rather than a final figure.

8. Opting for appointment-only viewings

Although there is the odd exception, for the most part opening your home for inspection is essential to ensure it’s seen by as many potential buyers as possible. We get around 10 times the buyer traffic if it’s open for inspection as opposed to by appointment viewings.

9. Cutting costs when choosing a real estate agent

If you think the best agent is expensive, try hiring the second best & see how much that costs you!

10. Failing to keep up with property maintenance

It’s almost always cheaper to do it yourself than to let the buyer use it as leverage for a price reduction.

I recently sold a home in Aspley where the building and pest report identified multiple maintenance issues at an estimated repair cost of $15k! As expected, the buyer tired for a $15k price reduction. I intervened & re-quoted with a local trusted trade and they seller got the job done for $3k. Fortunately, I managed to salvage the deal without a price reduction. However this could have been avoided or worse the deal could have fallen through.

So call that plumper you’ve been avoiding! For real estate Aspley, contact Justin Watt of Watt Realty today.

 

An osteopath investigates and treats the underlying cause of such problems, which sometimes originate from the musculo-skeletal system. Osteopathy is a holistic practice that uses a series of soft, manipulative movement and pressure to release tensions in the body and align the joints, bones and muscles correctly. It aims to erase the underlying reasons for various problems in the body and aims to improve the overall functioning of bodily. This treatment is suitable for people of all ages, from babies to the elderly.

In the human body, bones and muscles (musculo-skeletal system) perform an essential function of bracing the other body organs and giving the body its shape. Sometimes this system becomes mis-aligned and fails to work properly, and this can cause myriad problems such as depression, digestive disorders, aches and pains and general ill health.

Osteopathy has soared in use in recent years and many people have used it to successfully treat problems like stiff and aching neck, migraines, lower back plan, joint pains, and fatigue among many others. If you are a resident of Brisbane who has sought treatment for the mentioned problems without success, consider seeking out an osteopath in your area. Search the internet for “osteopaths Brisbane”. All you need to do is go to a search engine page like Google and type “osteopaths Brisbane” and the results will come up instantly. Additionally, you can check the yellow pages or directory under the section “osteopaths Brisbane.” Whichever method you use, you will get lists of qualified, registered practitioners to choose from.

Once you book an appointment with an osteopath, you will have a consultation session that may last around 30 minutes or more. The osteopath will inspect your medical history, lifestyle, work, emotional health and so on. Generally, the number of visits to the practitioner or length of treatment depends on the problem and the course of treatment is tailored to suit each individual’s needs. Simpler problems will require fewer sessions. The more difficult cases may require ongoing long-term treatment.

Osteopathy is an expanding profession and with demand for osteopathy services increasing, the profession is set to offer more opportunities and good career prospects for those who choose to study it. To qualify as an osteopath, one is required to complete a four to five-year full-time program successfully after which one is eligible for registration with the State Registration Board. One can also choose a three-year degree in clinical science that is followed by a two-year Master in Health Science or a degree in Applied Science and Osteopathic Science.

The training course varies with different institutions. However, the undergraduate program includes most of the supervised clinical courses taught in medicine alongside other osteopathic subjects. The difference with medicine is that there is less of surgery, pharmacology and biochemistry and more emphasis on hands on training. Those who qualify as osteopaths are required to complete at least 30 hours of postgraduate training every year.

Osteopathy offers a rewarding career to those who seek to helping patients lead healthier lives. One can join an existing practice and work with other practitioners or start a new practice. For osteopaths Brisbane, visit osteopathsbrisbane.com

 

A two storey residence on the mid north coast of NSW has combined Austech’s Duratuff Select Vinyl Cladding with CraftStone to completely rejuvenate the exterior finish of the home. K & N Spicer Constructions based in Nambucca Heads, completed the install and fit out of the vinyl cladding and stone products. Around 200m2 of Duratuff Select Vinyl Cladding in the colour Linen was fitted as the external cladding while Quarry Stone Matador (CSI-086) was used as a feature for the columns with the two products complementing one another.

The superior finish and appealing appearance of the home demonstrates the quality of the Austech product range. The attention to detail in the assembly process is highlighted by K & N Spicer Constructions who service the mid north coast of NSW and are recommended by Austech.’ You can contact K & N Spicer Constructions on 0408 654 915.

Duratuff Select and Craft Stone will add value to your home and are both built to last, that is why we can offer 50 and 25 year warranties respectively. CraftStone can be used both internally and externally. The CraftStone range has many different profiles and colours to suit any. You can learn more about the product and how you can apply it to your next project at craftstoneoz.com.au.

With offices in every state, Austech supply Duratuff Select Vinyl Cladding and CraftStone throughout Australia. To speak to an experienced member of the Austech team in your area, send us an email or see our office locations and details. Austech – Supporting you with Smart Solutions.

 

You put on the bathrobe and walk downstairs to get your pot of coffee. As soon as you’re on the first floor , your feet get a utterly different experience. Your feet sink right into a mushy and squishy carpet utterly soaked with water.

While this may seem like a nightmare, it’s unfortunately an unhappy reality.
According to the origin of the incoming water, your carpet might be able to be returned to its first condition without compromising your overall health and safety.

Carpet Water Damage
Water invasion which affects carpet along with a few other floor covers is one among the most difficult scenarios encountered by a homeowner or a building manager. Each crisis should be reviewed on a situational basis. Every flooding scenario may have its own distinct problems. There are many standard queries that needs to be addressed in assessing the appropriate method to return carpet to its pre flood state.

The Origin of Water Damage
The origin of water damage could be a part of any of the following categories.

Category 1
Water or Clean Water

This regards water that comes from a source that is not contaminated.

Examples of clean water sources can include, but aren’t necessarily
limited to the following

• Burst household water supply lines
• Tub or sink overflows with no contaminants
• Appliance failures associated with household water supply lines

Clean water which has exposure to surfaces and content materials may degrade in sanitation since it dissolves or combines with soils and other impurities as time passes by.

Category 2
Water or Gray Water

This regards water that embodies a substantial amount of physical, biological or chemical contamination and has the capability of causing discomfort or illness if consumed by or exposed to human beings. Gray water contains microorganisms and nutrition for microorganisms.

Examples of gray water sources can include, but aren’t necessarily
constrained by the following

• Discharge from dish washers or washing machines
• Overflows from the toilet bowls with urine but no feces
• Sump pump malfunctions

Gray water in flooded set ups that persists in being untreated for greater than two days may change to category 3 black water.

Category 3
Water or Black Water
This is the term for grossly unsanitary water that embodies pathogenic agents, developing from sewage or different infected water sources and has the likelihood of causing distress or illness if ingested or it comes into contact with humans.

Examples of black water origins can include, but aren’t necessarily constrained by the following

• Sewage or rainwater mixed
• Toilet back flows that originated from beyond toilet trap
• Rising water from streams

Such origins emit silt and organic substance into buildings and create black water issues. A carpet which has come into contact with black water, including raw sewage or groundwater, must be discarded as swiftly as possible.

Continue on to figure out what method is used to restore carpet following water damage.

Restoration

Different removal processes and procedures are taken into place judged by the category of water. Due to the powerful characteristics of water, restoration methods also rely greatly on the amount of water, as well as on how
long the water has remained stagnant. For instance, assuming the carpet hasn’t been wet for no longer than two days, and the water involved didn’t embody sewage, you may be able to save the carpet. Although when the water has soaked for a greater period of time, your carpet is most likely irreparable and will need to be replaced.

Stages in the restoration process

1 Halt the Leakage

Find the origin of the flood or leak and try to cease the water flow to avoid further damage. In case you have any problems, seek advice from a local plumber or engineer who will assist you to isolate the origin.

2 Excess Water Removal

Excess water removing is vital because of the fact that it is the initial section of restoration methods. Removal of excess water must
start right away and the carpet needs to be exceptionally dry within 12 hrs after intervention strategies. Failure to follow these recommendations might leave room for the development of various types of bacteria and fungi which may negatively affect human health.

Removal of excess water can be accomplished by physical methods including mopping and soaking up excess wetness from hard surfaces or furniture. However, Although more often than not, water removal generally requires the use of more practiced methods and instruments like pumps, or uniquely designed wet vacuuming equipment.

Whilst controlling unsanitary water, you should always assume there’s a
considerable hazard to your health. Rubber gloves, goggles, boots in addition with other protective garments must be utilised. Someone with an open sore must refrain from direct exposure to the water.

3 Disinfection
Disinfect the wet area by scrubbing it using a cleaning solution concocted by dissolving a few tablespoons of bleach in a gallon of water. Make sure to air out the area that you’re disinfecting. Some of the fumes might be dangerous.

4 Dehumidification
To quicken drying, the carpet must be taken off the tack strip and the carpet padding needs to be disposed of. The carpet needs to
be elevated. Set up industrial sized fans which blow directly onto the damaged area. Turn them on high setting for about 36 hrs after the event, reminaing cautious to move electric cables away from the damp spots. In events where high humidity might delay drying time period, dehumidifiers need to be used to help in drying up the surroundings. A specialized cleaning service can help you with this task.

5 Temperature Control
Both evaporation and dehumidification tend to be greatly enhanced by maintaining the temperatures in a restricted environment. In addition, the growth of microorganisms is temperature related. That being said, temperature modification and control is a vital basic step for safe and efficient drying.

6 Monitoring and Inspection
Inspect the carpet’s progress following 12 hrs. If your fans haven’t added to the restoration process, you should think about replacing the entire thing since 12 hrs is ample time for mould to build up. In case the carpet hasn’t dried out significantly by then, you could potentially be at risk of dangerous allergens.

7 Contact your insurance
Contact your insurance broker to talk about your situation, especially if you stay in a condominium. Based on the way the leak or flood occured, you might not be held responsible for the restoration costs.

Looking for help with water damage brisbane? Contact Newlife Restorations today.

 

Nowadays, there are a multitude of external building products that can be adopted to better the overall appearance of any homes, offices, and any other buildings. In this article, there are three top products that are very popular among all owner builders, homeowners, builders, engineers, or architects. These products include Styrofoam insulation, stone cladding, and vinyl wall cladding. They are selected because they can greatly add value to any houses or buildings.

1. Styrofoam Insulation
Styrofoam insulation is one of the most popular items for architects. This item can be utilised in any concrete forms. This product has several air pockets that can make it a perfect choice as an insulator. Here are some advantages of using styrofoam insulation.

Styrofoam is highly resistant against extremely high temperature. Because of that reason, this material is usually used in roofs in order to protect any houses from high temperature. Styrofoam also has closed cell structure, so this material is immune toward moisture or water vapors. This material is able to defend against any fungi or mildew well when it is used as the insulator. Many people love using the styrofoam insulation because it is exceptionally easy to handle. There are many choices that are attainable for the styrofoam. This material can be used in a range of forms, including sheeted wall insulation, pipe insulation, ground flake insulation, and many different insulation forms.

The styrofoam insulation is usually made from the styrofoam sheets. The styrofoam insulation sheets can come in a range of different shapes. People are able to adopt the most ideal sheet based on their needs and wants. The insulation sheets are very easy to handle and cut on site. This material can act as the thermal insulation and vapor barrier. Therefore, people do not need any fiberglass or foils as the added protection layer.

2. Stone Cladding
Stone cladding is one type of the outside cover for a building or house. This cover is highly useful to better the whole appearance of any houses or buildings. It is very effective to protect people from rainwater, snow, airborne toxins, and UV damage. Many people take on this product to improve the value of their homes.

Stone cladding usually uses a thin layer of stone in order to camoflauge any substrates, such as steel or concrete. This material is generally preferred due to its durability, visual appeal, low maintenance, and the protective features. This cover works well during the summer season because it does not trap any heats from the environment. This stone cladding is readily available in many different colors, including beige, cream, golden, yellow, or charcoal. People can choose the best colors and designs based on the design or style of their houses.

Many experts believe that stone cladding is very durable. It can last for decades without having any maintenance requirements. Because of that reason, this product is a perfect option for people who do not want to deal with any complicated maintenance procedures in the future.

3. Vinyl Wall Cladding
This is a type of cladding made from polyvinyl chloride (PVC) that is combined with the other substances. Many people love using this vinyl wall cladding in their houses. It is generally used to heighten the value of any houses in order to be functional and stylish.

Some people believe that a vinyl wall cladding is actually maintenance free. This product does not need repairs, touch ups, or repainting after they are installed correctly in a house. This material is considered to be the most durable building products available on the market because it can remain in tact for decades after the installation. It is very eco-friendly because it is recyclable. This is one of the most economic cladding options that are available on the market. This product is also desirable because it is safe for human health. This product exposes fewer toxic compounds than any other exterior cladding materials.

Those are top three external building products that are highly common among our society. They are {chosenselected} because they have a lot of benefits for almost all homeowners. It is very important to choose the best products from a highly regarded company in order to avoid any problems in the future. Compare all available options on the market in order to discover the best home building products.

 

Whilst not strictly essential, there is a lot to be gained by having a nice smile that you can be proud of. It can effect your confidence a great deal and cause you to be more out going and less self-conscious.

Whilst dentistry always focused on the essentials of oral health and hygiene, it’s only relatively recently that a lot of emphasis has been placed on new advancements in cosmetic dentistry.

How the finished “product” looks is now deemed as important as it’s functionality.

So what are some of the main advancements in cosmetic dentistry over recent years?

One technique that certainly deserves a mention is dental implants. A good cosmetic dentist can make the false teeth attached to an implant look every bit as natural as real teeth, and provide the same amount of functionality.

Whereas in the past, bridges, crowns and dentures looked only slightly realistic, false teeth attached to dental implants are almost indiscernible from natural teeth. They also function in the same way, whereas false teeth in the past could become loose leading to embarrassing situations.

There was also a limit to the types of foods that someone could eat with conventional bridges, crowns and dentures. With dental implants, individuals can consume a much greater variety of foods.

The implant itself consists of a (usually) titanium shaft-shaped object that is implanted directly into the bone of the skull and jaw. The bone then osseointegrates (bonds) with the implant. Which means that the implant mimics a real tooth root. This can either be done as a single implant, or a series of implants, depending upon the amount of lost or severely damaged teeth.

In the case of former Red Hot Chilli Peppers guitarist, John Fruciante, he had all of his front teeth removed and replaced by dental implants after a mouth infection. Looking at him now, you would never know the difference between his implanted teeth and natural teeth.

Since their inception, dental implants have improved a great deal, and are now skilfully used by almost every cosmetic dentist. As their use with implants increases, dentists are becoming increasingly more advanced in the techniques they use with regards to dental implants.

In the coming years, it may not even be necessary for the process to contain separate components. There is work under way to create dental implants which are a one-piece. These one-piece implants will be manufactured from zirconia, which is a material widely used already in hip replacements. This zirconia has properties similar to that of titanium, but has a white, tooth-like appearance. After a few more years of extensive testing, it’s thought that zirconia dental implants will be available to every cosmetic dentist.

It’s not only implants which have come a long way in recent years

Anyone who had fillings in the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s or earlier, will testify to the fact that they often looked ugly. These fillings were manufactured using silver, which would quickly turn black and was not an attractive look.

Although silver fillings are still available, any good cosmetic dentist worth their salt will offer their patients the option of using a composite resin. This composite resin is much closer in color to that of a natural tooth, so these fillings are only visible upon a close inspection.
They are every bit as strong and binding as a classic filling, but significantly more attractive.

Modern dentistry is evolving rapidly

It’s not only that the techniques are changing rapidly. It’s also that people are becoming more aware of what their dentist can offer them, and the reasons to visit their dentist.

In the past, going to the dentist was a preventative measure, to ensure you teeth do not become damaged or fall out. You could have minor repair work carried out, but it was never comparable to preserving your teeth through excellent dental hygiene.

Although dental hygiene is still essential to good oral health, a dentist is not just someone who preserves your smile, they can increasingly restore you smile as well. We are not all perfect, and we don’t all take good care of our teeth. For those who have lapsed in their oral health, or who have had an unfortunate accident, a cosmetic dentist can put things right again and help you smile with confidence.

There are so many new techniques in cosmetic dentistry, that they are almost too numerous to mention. And things are improving all the time. For more information about cosmetic dentist Gold Coast, contact Robina Dental Group.

 

When it comes to working as an escort, whether you are male or female, gay or straight, you can decide to work for an escort agency, or join the ranks of the independent escorts, or indies. Which you should choose is very much a personal matter, but you need to take into account the pros and cons of each carefully before starting work.

If you are new to the business then it could be a good idea to work for an agency, at least for a while, so that you can learn the ins and outs of the escort business. This will also give you the chance to talk to other escorts employed by the agency, and benefit from sharing their experiences.

The Advantages of Working for an Agency

There is more to working as an escort than many people assume when they initially begin, and it can be nice to have someone else to look after some things for you, while you find your feet. For example, the agency will take care of advertising, will check potential clients, will manage your diary for you, and will handle booking hotel rooms and arranging transport, when necessary.

Perhaps most essentially for many escorts, the agency provides a safety net as they know where you are and what you are doing at any given moment, and the client is very conscious of this. This provides you with a significant degree of safety, and with a backup team to call on if you fall into trouble.

Speaking of trouble, the law also plays a significant part in many escort’s lives, and the degree to which it affects you will depend on where you are working, and how you are exceuting your business. Many escort agencies have been around for a long time, and are very accustomed to what you and cannot do. This again can be enough to stop you inadvertently running into problems.

The Disadvantages of Working for an Agency

An escort agency is the same as any other business, and some are ridiculously well run while others are poorly run, and may even simply exploit their escorts without a care for anything other than the money the business can make. For this reason, you need to do your homework and make sure you know exactly what kind of agency you are joining.

While an agency will take care of much of the background work for you, such as advertising, client checks and organising appointments, they will also require certain things from you in return. For example, they may require you to be free for work between certain hours each day, and decide how much time off you can have each week. They may also decide where you have to be when you are not working, perhaps allowing you to go home, as long as they can contact you on the phone, or requesting you to be available in the agency’s office.

The agency is also in the business of making profit and does this typically by taking a percentage of the fees paid by the client for providing him or her with an escort. Fees can be high, especially in major cities where it is not out of the ordinary for clients to pay several hundred dollars an hour for an escort. You will need to look thoroughly at the financial arrangements required by different agencies and decide what is, and what is not, acceptable to you.

The Benefits of Working as an Independent Escort

Private escorts are very much their own bosses, choosing for themselves when they work, who they accept as clients, and what they are prepared to do. In effect you are entertaining all of the benefits, including the monetary benefits, of being self employed and, for many people, these benefits often outweigh any disadvantages.

The Disadvantages of Working as an Independent Escort

Working for yourself means that you will have to take care of everything yourself, including such things as advertising, sizing up prospective clients, booking hotel rooms, arranging for transport, and indeed dealing with anything else that comes up. This can be a great deal of work at first, but much of this day to day work becomes easier as time goes on. One thing that you have to take on board though, and which will never become irrevelant, are the risks that accompany with escort work.

Like it or not, escort work can certainly be very dangerous, and you must not only be constantly careful, but must take positive steps to protect yourself. The list of precautions you need to take is far too long to explain them all here, but will include such things as certifying that any room you use with a client has an emergency exit that you can use, and making sure that someone knows where you are, and that the client is aware of this fact. Telling yourself that this is a safe enough area and that nothing is going to happen to you does not work, and safety needs to be at the top of the list of things to consider for independent escorts.

On Balance

As with any job there are both good and bad points to becoming an escort, and this is deifnitely one job that you need to go into with a wary mindset. That said, independent escorts can enjoy a very nice lifestyle if they get it right, and the job can be good fun if you have the fitting personality for it, take the time to learn what you are doing, and set your business up properly.

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