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Tips on dealing with slippery hard surfaces

Posted on August 6, 2020

It is common to find growths such as algae, lichens, liverworts and moss growing on hard surfaces. Contrary to popular belief, they do not damage what they are growing on, but can cause slippery hard surfaces such as pathways, drives, steps and patios especially when wet. What is the danger? Slippery paths and steps covered […]

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Reduce your bulky rubbish removal costs

Posted on July 23, 2020

Getting rid of bulky rubbish can be expensive! Below are our top tips on how to save some money when you next need to get rid of some bulky waste. Can it be reused? Why not donate it to one of a number of charities that will send a van to your home to collect. […]

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Emergency Lighting Simple Guide

Posted on July 20, 2020

Emergency lighting is an essential part of the fire safety provision of a building and is a requirement of The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005. In the event of a fire or building evacuation, it’s a lifeline for staff and people in the building, illuminating the route to the nearest fire exit and assembly […]

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Fire Door Regulations You Need To Know

Posted on July 13, 2020

Fire Doors are a critical safety feature of any building in which people work or visit, as they offer resistance to the spread of fire and smoke, limiting its effect whilst allowing enough time for occupants to evacuate to a place of safety. With the responsibility for the fire safety of premises resting on building […]

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Testing Emergency Lighting

Posted on July 7, 2020

Maintaining your emergency lighting units is important to ensure that lighting tubes are actually working and that the back-up battery is capable to last the full duration required by the standards. The “responsible person” of a business or organisation ensures that the periodic checks are carried out and documented in a fire safety logbook. Below […]

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What is Emergency Lighting

Posted on July 2, 2020

In the event of a fire and the power supply fails your first plan of action will be to evacuate the property as quickly and safely as possible. That’s why having an effective emergency lighting system is of critical importance. Without it, finding your way out of a building, no matter how familiar, will be […]

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Window cleaning risk assessment

Posted on June 29, 2020

As a professional window cleaning company, keeping your team safe while ‘on the job’ should be as important to you as leaving a sparkling and streak-free finish. Conducting a window cleaning risk assessment is a crucial step in keeping your employees safe, as well as residents at the property where you are carrying out your […]

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Britian’s Pest Control Calendar

Posted on June 23, 2020

Britian’s Pest Control Calendar. Throughout the year, Protech Pest Solutions is called out to deal with a variety of invading creatures, from pests such as pigeons and mice – to tiny insects such as flies and ants. However, not all these pest animals are prevalent at all times of year. Some animals prefer the warm […]

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Drought Resistant Plants for UK

Posted on June 18, 2020

With the climate changing, globally and in the UK, comes the need for adopting a different approach, regarding resource preservation, sustainable food production or renewable energy generation. And gardening, be it for food growing or to create an aesthetic environment for ourselves, is no exception. British people, especially in the South, are purchasing drought resistant […]

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Carpet Maintenance Program

Posted on June 12, 2020

Daily vacuuming is vital but is not enough on its own to preserve the life of carpets. There is nothing quite like the fresh appearance and smell of a newly laid carpet, providing brightness, texture and a sense of comfort. Of course, this can’t survive the almost relentless onslaught of dirt and spills without some […]

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