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Restoration companies put customers first

In the event of a fire or flood, it is essential that customers contact restoration companies immediately to minimise the damage. Customers will be concerned about the contents, fittings and fixtures of their property as well as the fabric of the building. Restoration companies such as Charles Piton Limited will understand customer needs as we … Read more

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Beware: A magnifying glass is a fire hazard

Be careful of free-standing magnifying mirrors, glass ornaments, magnifying glass or paperweights that may be exposed to direct light because they can catch fire in the sunlight. Do not leave mirrors or glass ornaments on window sills because they are a fire hazard. You will be surprised by the extent of fire damage and smoke they can … Read more

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Fire damage threatens a pub wedding

An electrical fault caused fire damage and smoke damage that required ozone, to the main bar area at the grade II listed Leicester Arms Hotel in Penshurst, Tonbridge on Friday 28th September. This was three working days before a scheduled wedding reception was due to take place at 3pm on Thursday 04 October. Management at … Read more

Cleaning a skyline

Manchester city centre’s skyline is about to undergo a drastic change. In the next few years a number of high-rise towers will bloom and change the skyline forever. Some of the builds have already started and planning permission has been given the go ahead for many more. As reported in the Manchester Evening News, as … Read more

Storm Angus and Flood Damage

Over the past few days, Storm Angus hit the UK bringing heavy rainfall across the country and winds of up 80mph. An amber warning was issued to an area stretching from Portsmouth to Sussex and across the Kent coast, with a yellow warning issued to an area covering Ipswich and Plymouth and rainfall levels expected … Read more

When is the landlord responsible for damp?

The landlord is responsible for the exterior of the property, the supply of water and the maintenance of the plumbing. Any damage they cause to the interior will also be a responsibility of the landlord. Take a look at our list of possible causes: The property is not water tight If water gets in through the exterior … Read more

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Paint Removal On Brickwork

Paint removal from brick, stonework or timber is a very specialist service and when appointing a contractor to carry out this work you must be very careful as a lot of damage can be caused if the wrong method is used. There are a few systems available on the market Media Blasting (Commonly known as … Read more

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