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Why Should You Pressure Wash Your House?

Pressure washing your home Pressure washing delivers water at a pressure that’s high enough to blast away dirt and other substances and it’s one way to boost a building’s curb appeal almost instantaneously. Pressure washing the outside of a house …
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How Much Does it Cost for Gutter Cleaning?

Why should you pay to have your gutters cleaned? Gutters play a very important role in the maintenance of your house and yet they come low on the list of most people’s priorities. In fact the only time most people …
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How to Clean Up Blood and Bodily Fluids

Why cleaning up blood and bodily fluids is dangerous Whether cleaning up blood and bodily fluids is the result of a crime having been committed or not it is still a hazardous business. Whenever blood, vomit, urine and other bodily …
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Is a Crime Scene Clean-Up Covered by Insurance?

Ever watched a movie and wondered who cleans up after a crime? Well, it’s not the emergency services. In fact when it comes to a crime scene clean up it is property owner’s responsibility to (unless the incident took place …
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How to Deep Clean Carpet

Is it possible to deep clean carpet without a steam cleaner? Steam cleaning is possibly the first thing that comes to mind when you think of getting your carpet professionally cleaned. It’s a technique that is very effective when it …
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What is Deep Cleaning?

Deep cleaning is unlike any ordinary cleaning as it goes so much further, reaching the forgotten grime and dirt of busy households. Even if you’re super house-proud there may be times when a deep clean is something you need to …
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The Importance of Gutter Maintenance

Gutters can be a bit ‘out of sight out of mind’, until you start to experience problems caused by lack of gutter maintenance. The fact is they play a very important role in ensuring a property remains structurally sound by …
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What’s the Difference Between Hoarding and Clutter?

The dictionary definition of clutter is ‘a lot of things in an untidy state’. Compare that to hoarding, defined as; ‘ the compulsion to continually accumulate a variety of items that are often considered useless or worthless by others accompanied …
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How to Clean a Hoarder’s House in One Day

Most of us can’t stand to see our homes in a mess for very long after all, when clutter builds up so do our stress levels, so imagine just how daunting the prospect of cleaning up after a hoarder can …
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What Is an Unattended Death?

An unattended death occurs when a person passes away on their own, and isn’t discovered for a period of time. It is a distressing occurrence, and it’s the family and friends of the deceased who are inevitably left to organise …
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What Are the Requirements for a Crime Scene Clean-Up?

Crime scenes are dangerous and distressing locations. It takes real expertise and professionalism to be able to safely and efficiently organise a crime scene clean-up at short notice. The ultimate goal of a crime scene clean-up is to return a …
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Who Is Responsible for Cleaning Up After a Car Accident?

We’ve all been stuck in a traffic jam, waiting for the road to be cleared after a car accident. Until you or someone you know is physically involved in a road traffic accident however, it’s unlikely that you’ve had to …
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What Do Crime Scene Cleaners Use to Clean?

Crime scenes are distressing, traumatic places. To be made safe, they need to be thoroughly cleaned by professional crime scene cleaners. For property owners, the burden of crime scene cleaning falls to them, but the hazards and dangers posed by …
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What is Biohazard Cleaning?

Safe and effective biohazard cleaning is essential, particularly if your business works with biomaterials that pose a danger to human health. Biohazard cleaning must be carried out by trained and experienced professionals who have access to personal protective equipment, industrial …
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How to dispose of sharps

Safe sharps disposal is essential when dealing with clinical waste, but it requires strict training, personal protective equipment, and an appropriate disposal system. Sharps disposal must follow stringent government guidelines, as sharps are potentially dangerous and hazardous to health. If …
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What is involved in a Crime Scene Clean-Up?

Crime scenes are traumatic and often messy affairs. It takes a specialist with the right experience and equipment to perform a safe and thorough clean-up. A crime scene clean-up removes potential hazards, then disinfects and deep cleans the crime scene …
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Is it a tenant’s responsibility to clean the gutters?

Most renters understand what they are aren’t responsibility for when it comes to maintaining the inside of a property, but when you start to notice issues with the exterior, there can be confusion as to who is liable. The Landlord …
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How beneficial is pressure washing to patios and driveways

According to a survey carried out by The Royal Horticultural Society, the British front lawn is disappearing with a quarter of all homeowners over the past 10 years switching to gravel or paving. This is a shocking statistic, but it is not difficult …
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Do gutter guards need to be cleaned?

Gutter guards are a simple but very effective invention that as the name suggests, act as a guard for your gutters. They are essentially designed to act as a filter over your gutters to prevent and block debris and dirt …
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How to clean gutters above a conservatory

Over time mould, dirt and debris will naturally accumulate in your gutters. It is not only extremely unsightly but if left it can cause irreparable damage to your property. If water overflows from your gutters it can start to damage …
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Direct Cleaning Group Crowned Best Window Cleaners in Wirral

We’re proud to announce that we have been crowned Best Window Cleaners in Wirral by Three Best Rated for the second year in a row. It has been a difficult year for a lot of businesses and we are so proud …
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How does a professional clean gutters?

What is gutter cleaning? Like death and taxes, the fact your gutters get clogged is an inevitable part of life. A combination of leaves, moss twigs and other debris builds up and suddenly you have a problem. Leave gutter cleaning …
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Should you invest in gutter guards?

Gutters are a part of your property that you’re likely to take for granted until they stop functioning properly and then you realise just how important they really are. Gutters help with directing rainwater away from the house but when …
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Covid-19 Update: We are operating as usual

Following the Prime Minster’s announcement on Saturday, we would like to inform you that we are still operating as normal throughout the national lockdown. We have a COVID policy in place to ensure the safety of our customers and employees …
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What Is Traditional Window Cleaning?

Thought there was only one way to clean a window? Well, you’d be wrong. From the chamois to the water fed pole, there have been varying ways that the professionals have endeavoured to keep our windows wonderfully sparkling. A brief …
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How Often Should Your Local Window Cleaner Visit?

There are no hard or fast rules regarding the frequency with which you should have your windows cleaned but if you live on a busy main road, or your house is exposed to the elements your windows are likely to …
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Can Blocked Gutters Cause Damp?

Most houses experience damp at one time or another. It means there’s unwanted moisture inside or outside, in the walls, ceilings or floors. Some of the telltale signs include mould or mildew on walls, floors or ceilings. What kind of …
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Why Is Window Cleaning So Important?

Apart from the fact you actually need to be able to see out of your windows and you don’t really want your home to look like it’s the grubbiest house on the block, keeping your windows clean is more important …
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How Long Do Gutters Last On A House?

Gutters are an integral piece of external infrastructure, playing an essential role in keeping rainwater from pooling around your home. Because of the important job they play, a regular house gutter cleaning service is the best way to keep your gutters …
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Should I Have My Windows Cleaned in Summer?

The great British summer is upon us. With days getting longer and temperatures on the rise, you might be paying more attention to your windows and, in particular, how clean (or dirty) they might be. The summer sunlight can amplify streaks and grimy spots …
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