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Proactive Property Maintenance

Posted on July 30, 2019

In building maintenance you often encounter difficult situations. There may have been times when you were forced to cut off the water supply for long periods, or order maintenance for recently painted windows. Choose a proactive property maintenance strategy and prevent these issues, reduce costs and improve your services. Here are some simple steps to […]

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How can you prevent graffiti?

Posted on July 25, 2019

If you’ve been victim to a spate of graffiti, you might be contemplating the cost of graffiti removal versus leaving it be. But while its removal isn’t always easy, leaving it has costs of its own to consider. A graffitied building doesn’t give the best first impressions. In fact, it’s well-known that properties decrease in […]

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Advantages & Disadvantages of Reactive Property Maintenance

Posted on July 22, 2019

    Reactive Property Maintenance Before we start start talking about the advantages & disadvantages of reactive property maintenance what is reactive maintenance? Reactive maintenance is the process of reacting to failed, ineffective or damaged equipment or property aspect such as fire doors or gutters. It focuses on restoring the property and equipment to its […]

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Summer Plumbing Problems

Posted on July 17, 2019

With Great Britain basking in beautiful sunshine, it is inevitable all of the associated entertaining, outdoor fun, and gardening we will be doing at home puts increased demand on our water systems and could cause Summer Plumbing Problems. To ensure you’re prepared, and ready to spot potential summer plumbing problems that may occur, we recommend […]

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Protect your lawns from Summer heat

Posted on July 11, 2019

While this summer has started with a bang how you can protect your lawns from extreme summer heat? By adhering to the following tips you can ensure your lawn will remain healthy during the extreme heat of summer: Refrain from cutting too short – A common misconception is to cut the lawn too short. Ultimately […]

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Communal Bin Store Management

Posted on July 8, 2019

Communal bin store management is an aspect of block management and vital to good property hygiene and the prevention of unwanted pests such as rats or ants. Unfortunately 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 […]

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DIY Unblocking drains

Posted on July 4, 2019

Calling out a drainage contractor can be expensive these days, so here’s a handy guide to help you DIY unblocking drains. Before you start Remember that pipes below ground are laid in straight lines for as much of their route as possible. Where a change of direction is needed, the bend should be less than […]

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Risk Assessing Communal Areas

Posted on July 2, 2019

All blocks of flats must have a risk assessment carried out on the health and safety of any communal areas. It is a requirement of the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999. Risk Assessing Communal Areas why is this classed under the Work Regulations?. You may argue common areas are not “at […]

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