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Guttering – Cleaning service

I have been called recently to numerous guttering leaks and overflowing water. The causes are usually a blocked downpipe.

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That time of year again………. Condensation.

Condensation appears as the weather gets colder and we turn our heating up. With effective sealed double glazed windows, draft proof doors, and lashings of insulation  to walls and ceilings - Where can the moist warm air go.

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Rainwater Harvesting….it is not new (Pt 2)

Many years ago man would choose to build their village or commune near to a water supply, river or a stream. They used the water supply to help with their day to day actions such as bathing, cooking, drinking and cleaning.  Towards modern times, rainwater was collected in cisterns and pumped into the house using old style hand pumps.

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Urban Rainwater harvesting

Following on from my articles regarding heavy downpours of rain...... Last year I installed a number of water butts to various outbuildings in my garden.

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Increased demand for GRP Roofing Systems

We have noticed an increase in the demand for our GRP roofing systems. With the long guarantees and very neat looking finish to the system, more and more of our customers have chosen the G.R.P over the traditional felt roofing, in areas that can be seen from windows.

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Flash Floods and Roofing

Over the last few days, we have experienced very heavy sudden showers. I have been called out to 20-25 customers who have had water pouring over the guttering.

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So much for flaming June – “wettest on record”

Britain was hit again recently with heavy rain and wind, which claimed one life. Railway lines were closed after landslides near Berwick, cars were wrecked and forced thousands to evacuate their homes.

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G.R.P is right for grade 1 listed heritage buildings.

A major precedent has been set for churches, and other historic buildings by the first ever installation of a modern component based glass reinforced polyester GRP roofing system on a Grade 1 listed English church. With the increasing rise in theft of lead from church roofs, and the ineffectiveness of anti climb paint and security systems, alternative answers are needed.

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Beat the Burgler – Yet again!

The continuous thefts of lead has struck again in our local area. This time at a village church, a church in Coley, and a modern church house.

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