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Choosing the Right Joiner

July 28th, 2017

If you’re looking for bespoke kitchen cabinets, wardrobes or even a staircase for your home, then you’ll need to find a good joiner. They will create beautiful and often intricate pieces of furniture that may then be put together onsite by a carpenter. Having a clear idea of the kind of joinery you want to […] Read more

Finding the Right Plumber

June 29th, 2017

There are some fantastic plumbers out there who really know their job and take a pride in it. And then there are the other ones. Unfortunately there is no one registration body for regular plumbers as there is for gas plumbers, but professionals will be able to show some kind of certification. Registrations with WRAS […] Read more

Why is Facilities Management Important?

May 22nd, 2017

Facilities management (FM) is the strategic answer to the challenge of running a business premises. Piecemeal approaches – in which the business tries to source separate maintenance, cleaning and repair services – are time-consuming, expensive and patchy. The commissioning of different contractors often leads to turf wars, with one contractor claiming a problem is the […] Read more

Get the Most out of your Property Maintenance Company

April 25th, 2017

If you’re responsible for the upkeep of a property – whether a rental property you own, or a commercial premises you are responsible for – you are no doubt aware of the seemingly endless list of jobs that need doing at any one time. Using a reputable property maintenance company can take care of all […] Read more

Asbestos Awareness Training Courses

March 23rd, 2017

According to the Health and Safety Executive, asbestos exposure is responsible for 5,000 deaths every year. The effects of exposure to asbestos are cumulative and can take between 15 – 60 years to become evident, therefore younger people are at a greater risk of asbestos related death. The HSE specifies that employers are responsible for […] Read more

Avoiding Damp in your Home

March 10th, 2017

  Water in sinks and bathtubs is fine, but it can cause unsightly damage in other parts of the home, such as mould, decay and peeling wallpaper. If you aren’t avoiding damp and you find it in your home this can have a negative effect on health and make respiratory problems worse, along with the […] Read more

Handy Tiling Tips

February 22nd, 2017

For a DIYer, tiling a wall is a pretty straightforward job as long as you know what you’re doing. That’s not to say a novice couldn’t pick up the skills and freshen up their bathroom or kitchen with ease. In this guide, we’ll give you some helpful tiling tips to make that tiling transformation a […] Read more

New Year Health & Safety Courses

January 21st, 2017

The New Year is always a good time to evaluate your company’s training agenda for the coming year, and the need for a well trained workforce has never been greater. Contractors will assess the quality of training your workforce have received before awarding contracts, UK and EU employment law has never been more comprehensive in […] Read more

The Importance of Gutter Repairs During the Colder Months

December 21st, 2016

Problems with roofs and gutters happen more in the winter than they do any other time of year, and it’s the autumn time of the year you need to prepare for any gutter repairs. The cold can have a big impact on your home as a whole, but surprisingly the roof and gutters are an […] Read more

Property Maintenance Tips for Winter

November 22nd, 2016

As winter approaches, there are a number of things a wise householder can do to protect their valuable property. Taking action now in a few key property maintenance areas could avoid some expensive repairs later. Water Damage Autumn is the season of falling leaves, and they can block drainpipes and gutters. When drainage is slow, […] Read more

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