Spring has (finally!) sprung

For the moment at least, the snow seems to have stopped and spring has (finally!) sprung. The better weather brings us all outside and we start to notice those exterior jobs that need doing… If your paintwork needs smartening up, your guttering is falling off, or your windows need some attention, now is the time to get it done. Make the most of the good weather and get ahead with your maintenance! A little time spent now can save a heap...

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Install extra facilities almost anywhere

If you’ve seen the recent Saniflo advert on the telly it might have got you thinking about installing extra facilities in your home or office. A¬†macerator allows you to install new drainage without digging up floors or major work. They’re a great value way of making improvements or adding extra sinks, toilets or appliances where they would otherwise be difficult to install. Modern Saniflo macerators and pumps are discreet, reliable...

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Toilet not flushing

A flushing toilet is something we take for granted. But what do you do when it stops working as it should? It comes in many guises. Maybe a dodgy lever. Perhaps the cistern doesn’t stop filling and overflows. Or possibly it just won’t flush. With just a little maintenance, any problem can easily be fixed. It’s often as simple as a small adjustment or new rubber diaphragm, but even a whole new flushing mechanism isn’t...

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Extra radiator, extra heating

Now the mornings and evenings are cooler, you might have noticed some of your rooms are colder than others. You can help keep warm by keeping internal doors shut and using draught excluders, but it may be time for an extra radiator… or to change the size of radiators you already have. As properties all over Brighton & Hove were built or refurbished in different eras, each followed the trends of its time. It wasn’t so long ago...

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Get ready for spring… now!

It’s never too early to be thinking about the spring – especially if you want to make good use of your outdoor space as soon as the weather allows. We just finished¬†helping a customer in Brighton by replacing their rotten decking. And being experts, we’ve done it with damp-proofing and timber sealant to make sure this time it lasts! If you’ve got some outside space you could be making better use of, NOW is the time to...

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Fix little leaks, avoid bigger problems

They might only seem a bit of a nuisance, but ignoring a leak could cause you more trouble in the long run. We’ve been to a few jobs lately which would’ve been a lot easier and cheaper to fix if they’ve been taken care of sooner…<br> The leaking shower we went to in Kemp Town had seen water seep into the plasterboard, rotting it and the stud work behind. We had to completely rebuild the lower part of the wall...

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