Preserving Manchester’s Architecture

Manchester’s architecture combines new with old to create a built environment that is as eclectic as its inhabitants.

An area’s architecture not only contributes to its culture and atmosphere, but also has a psychological effect on those visiting or living there.

Here at Archer Window Cleaning we believe that looking after and preserving Manchester’s architecture is extremely important. As well as being aesthetically pleasing, when maintained, our architecture can also improve quality of life and help drive the economy.

In Manchester we are architecturally spoilt, with Modern, Georgian, Victorian, Roman and Gothic architecture all nestled side-by-side throughout the city.  Perhaps the most iconic architecture of Manchester though is its old warehouses, canals and red brick cotton mills, reminders of its rise during the Industrial Revolution.

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Spring cleaning for Commercial buildings

Top Spring Cleaning Tips for Commercial Buildings

If you own a commercial property, the spring months are the perfect time to rejuvenate your building.

As the weather gets warmer it awakens inside us a desire to brush off the cobwebs and start afresh ready for the summer months.  The winter has probably been tough on your property and a good spring clean will keep it looking great and feeling comfortable for your tenants.

Make your commercial building an attractive place to work both inside and out with our top spring cleaning tips for owners of commercial buildings.

Freshen up its external appearance

General maintenance of your property’s external appearance will improve its kerb appeal and give it a better reputation locally.  This kind of quick maintenance tasks makes the world of difference to how your building looks and how its tenants feel about coming to work!

A few jobs that can help brighten up the building include caulking windows, freshening up the paintwork, pressure washing the exterior walls and pavement, and cleaning or updating signage.

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high level building maintenance and cleaning

5 Essential Building Maintenance Tasks

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.

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