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Keeping your clogged drains Flowing

Posted on January 15, 2018

Knowing how to fix stuff is great. But knowing how to prevent clogged drains is even better. One of the absolute best ways to prevent slow or clogged drains is to be careful about what you put into them. Cooking grease, coffee grounds, hair, and soap scum are four of a drain’s biggest enemies. Do […]

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DIY Cleaning up after a Flood

Posted on December 14, 2017

A flood can be a very traumatic experience. In this post we provide important health advice and some basic precautions to keep you and your people safe while cleaning up your flooded property. Starting off talk to your insurance company and follow their advice wear rubber boots, waterproof gloves and an apron to clean up. […]

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Legally ‘To grit or not to grit’, that is the question?

Posted on December 10, 2017

Councils have a legal obligation to clear roads and keep traffic moving, but residents and business owners are often left with perilous pavements. Gritting or not? Are you safer from a legal perspective not clearing, vs clearing snow and then someone slips? Every year as the winter approaches this question of ‘To grit or not […]

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Keeping Communal Bin Stores Clean

Posted on December 5, 2017

Whenever you have a communal refuse store things can literally get very messy. People have different expectations of what dumped-rubbish is acceptable, and how it should be removed. What can start off being a small issue can soon escalate within days or even hours to causing real problems with additional rubbish being dumped and bringing […]

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Planned Property Maintenance

Posted on November 30, 2017

Plan your property maintenance proactively and reap the rewards of your efforts – don’t just bury your head in the sand. The effective management of maintenance liabilities can save you circa 20% on your maintenance costs but you need to start years in advance in order to see real savings. The phrase ‘never put off […]

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Winter Gritting Frequently Asked Questions

Posted on November 28, 2017

Protech Property Solutions use rock salt (grit) to treat access roads, car parks, pedestrian areas and private residential areas. We’ve put some frequently asked questions together that may be of interest to you. Why do we use salt to treat hard standings? Treatment of hard standing areas with salt is carried out to prevent frost […]

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Protect your Property from Winter Weather

Posted on November 15, 2017

With recent news predicting a prolonged cold winter weather this year, it is important to keep in mind the damage it could cause to some of your buildings. Protech Property Solutions looks at how property managers can prepare for the worst and protect your property from winter weather. The British have a poor track record of dealing with any […]

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Does your block of flats need decorating?

Posted on November 9, 2017

As we approach the winter months, many Residential Management Companies may be turning their attention to the question of internal decorations and refurbishment of the common parts of their block. With residents moving in and out on a regular basis, the likelihood of the finishes in communal hallways and stairwells becoming scuffed and damaged is […]

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Warning Signs of a Blocked Drain

Posted on November 2, 2017

  A sewer line clog might be unseen, but it can cause extensive damage inside a property. The average property owner probably knows that sewer lines help transport waste water from the property to underground sewer mains. Beyond that, most property owners give little thought to their sewer lines until they have some type of […]

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Winter Ready Drains. Special Offer

Posted on October 12, 2017

The leaves have settled, spring is approaching … act now to keep your drains clear for another season! During cold and windy months (we’ve had plenty recently!) drains can build up a load of muck and dead leaves that collect in your drainage pipes. You might be good at cleaning around the top of your […]

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