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Winter Gardening Tips

Posted on January 9, 2023

This article has our winter gardening tips from preparation to growth, there is no reason gardening needs to stop on those cold, frosty days. Clear Snow and Ice When the snow and ice arrive make sure to gently brush heavy snow from trees and shrubs but allow ice to melt naturally. Prune limbs damaged by […]

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Needles and Sharps Disposal

Posted on December 12, 2022

You would not believe the number of hypodermic needles and sharps we find. Only this week our operatives spotted a whopping 40 discarded needles in a small void flat. These needles were removed by operatives using tongs, and placed safely in a sharps bin. Needles and Sharps Disposals One of the more dangerous aspects to […]

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Posted on November 7, 2022

Gutters and roofs are not designed to hold standing water for lengthy periods of time. Clogged gutters, caused by a build-up of debris, can hamper effective rainwater drainage and long term can cause expensive and preventable damage to your property. It’s important to keep your gutters clean and free flowing. Why gutters need cleaning regularly? […]

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Fire Door Safety Week

Posted on October 27, 2022

Well maintained and correctly installed fire doors are an essential part of a building’s passive fire protection, saving lives and protecting property. That’s why we’re proud to be supporting Fire Door Safety Week to raise awareness of the importance of properly fitted and maintained fire doors which effectively compartmentalise a building in the event of […]

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Autumn leaves block drains

Posted on October 10, 2022

Kicking around crisp autumn leaves on the ground can bring back fond memories of childhood and heralds the changing seasons but there is another thought it ought to conjure up – Autumn leaves block drains. Over the summer we’ve seen flooding and the damage and cost that heavy rainfall causes when drainage systems can’t cope […]

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Autumn Gardening Jobs

Posted on October 3, 2022

Summer is over and the nights are drawing in but there’s a lot you can do now to help your garden survive the much colder months. To prevent any unfortunate horticulture casualties, here is our selection of simple, but effective gardening jobs for the season ahead. Use this Autumn Gardening Jobs checklist but remember that […]

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The Value of Professional Floor Maintenance

Posted on September 12, 2022

Flooring is an important part of any home, business or commercial premises. Therefore professional floor maintenance is vital. Whether your floor is made from carpet, wood, tile or laminate, it’s always worth investing time and effort to ensure the floor is safe, secure and meets a high standard for staff, also for visiting clients and […]

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The Effects of Heat Stress on Trees

Posted on August 2, 2022

Whenever there’s a heatwave, people are warned to stay indoors, drink plenty of fluids, and watch out for signs of flushed skin or elevated body temperature. But what about the warning signs of heat stress on trees during a heatwave? What can you do to help your trees cope with the high temperatures? HOW TREES […]

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Business must help protect the environment

Posted on July 1, 2022

Small business can help protect the environment despite there size. As a small business, you have a key role to play on how to decrease pollution and green your business. Every effort, no matter how small can have a positive impact on the environment. Reasons To Protect the Environment First, you need to understand why […]

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Posted on June 6, 2022

Inflation is a key concern for Protech at the moment as “everything is going up”. We have never before experienced price increases such as we have at the moment with price increases coming from all parts of the business . . . labour, supplies, postage, wages, fuel, energy, it’s across the board. We also know we have tax increases […]

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