Five Winter Cleaning Tips

  1. BEGIN OUTSIDE YOUR PROPERTY: No doubt at this time of year in County Durham you have probably spent a great deal of time clearing your concrete/paved yards from leaves so please don’t forget your gutters! It’s always important to clear your gutters of debris and always check the downspouts. With the predicted freeze that is on the way – disconnect your garden hose and drain the water out to avoid frozen pipes! Patio furniture, jet-wash them down before storing it away for the winter.
  2. CLEAN YOUR WINDOWS: Wash your windows internally and externally. Chances are they will have accumulated a lot of dust/grime from the summer and autumn. By increasing the light from clean windows into your property it will make the winter days a bit more enjoyable. The added daylight into your home can help the inside of your property feel warmer.
  3. FIREPLACE/CHIMNEY CHECK: Have a professional clean and inspect the fireplace and chimney so you can safely enjoy a warm fire.
  4. CARPET CLEAN: Schedule a professional carpet cleaning service. You spent all summer and autumn bringing in dirt. Now is a great time to give the carpet a fresh cleaning, it can also improve the indoor air quality in your home.
  5. HEATER SERVICE: Depending on what type of heater you use for your home, call in a professional to give it a service to make sure it will keep you warm and free of any emissions during the winter. A tuned up combi boiler can help lower your utility and fuel bills over the winter months.

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Bonfire Night 2017

A lot of our time at this time of year is spent clearing gutters. With winter now setting in and the leaves coming down thick and fast, now is a great time to get your gutters cleared and stop water penetrating your roof space, which for the vast majority of homeowners is not heated. So if moisture enters the internal roof space it does not dry and can allow rot to form. Using Sky Vac poling system clearing gutters is a simple clean task, no risk of ladders slipping or walking on wet roofs to reach those awkward gutters, we just simply add more sections to the pole and reach those gutters safely. Give THLCO a call today, quotes are free, you don’t pay until the work is complete and your happy. Don’t let a simple gutter clean turn into a job for lots of different tradesmen to fix.