The problem with very tall and high-rise buildings is that much of their exterior can fall victim of being out of sight and out of mind.? Keeping up with maintenance tasks is just as, if not more important on high-level buildings to ensure that their structure remains sound and problems that develop at height that are hard to spot are not left to worsen.
The following 5 maintenance tasks are essential for keeping your high-level property in tip-top condition.
Maintain brickwork or cladding
The up-keep of your high-rise building?s brickwork or cladding is essential for protecting both its interior and exterior from developing more serious and expensive problems.? Brickwork should be surveyed regularly so that any damaged bricks can be replaced or repainted to maintain your building?s structure. Regular cladding cleaning and maintenance of a building ensure its long-life and prevent costly replacement work.
Find out why our abseiling and rope access window cleaning service is the ultimate fuss-free window cleaning solution for tenement buildings.
Rope access window cleaning services offer a high quality squeaky clean finish without all the fuss and inconvenience of using scaffolding or machinery to access those high or hard to reach windows.
Find out more about what exactly abseiling and rope access window cleaning is, the advantages of this cost effective but specialist service and why it could be the ideal solution for your tenement building.
What is abseiling window cleaning?
Also known as rope access window cleaning, abseiling is extremely versatile and ideal for quickly accessing and cleaning windows even in the most difficult to reach areas.
Abseiling window cleaning is a type of industrial abseiling and uses specially designed equipment including ropes and harnesses to allow window cleaners to navigate the outside of buildings quickly and freely without the need for scaffolding or machinery.
Improving your commercial property?s kerb appeal will boost its value, keep tenants happy and make it attractive to buyers in the future.
Updating and maintaining your commercial property?s kerb appeal could have more benefits than you realise.? First impressions count and just a few small updates and quick fixes could make your building stand out from the others surrounding it.? A regularly maintained and well looked after building is also likely to have any structural problems identified sooner making repairs less expensive than if the problem was left to get worse.
As well as the benefits to the building itself, an impressive and eye-catching exterior will make your commercial building a more popular choice amongst tenants looking to impress their own customers.
Use these 6 tips to start improving your commercial property?s kerb appeal today.
In the past 30 years, the demand for commercial window cleaning has rapidly increased due to the modernisation of inner city buildings. If you look at the central areas of major cities such as London and Manchester you will be met with a view of glass and steel towering above everything. This has meant that window cleaning companies have had to adapt; no longer does a bucket and ladder cut it in the new age. Window cleaners now need to be able to work from great heights for long periods of time, meeting the high expectations of their clients whilst guaranteeing their own safety. So, to help you better understand these expectations and requirements with commercial window cleaning, we have compiled a concise list of everything you will need to consider.
When working from extreme heights your window cleaner will need to be trained in high rise window cleaning and how to safely use all the equipment. They will need to adapt to different working environments and equipment whether that be using a cradle or abseiling down the building.
A group of window cleaners helped get a hedgehog out of a prickly situation – by saving it from drowning.
Seven employees of the Archer Window Cleaning Services were cleaning the windows of an apartment block in?Ancoats, Manchester when they spotted the animal in distress in the Ashton canal.
Despite being on a deadline to finish the work, the men downed tools and used their own extendable poles to fish it out of the water.
Chris Oakes, 44, who runs Archer Window Cleaning, said: ?One of the lads spotted something in the water and he thought it might be a turtle or something at first.
?But when we got a bit closer we realised it was a little hedgehog.