Posts in the 'Maintenance' Category


Boiler broken down? Should you call a plumber or a heating engineer?

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We rely on our central heating system to work effectively 24 hours a day, especially with Britain’s temperamental weather, and often take it for granted that it’ll be there to provide heat when we need it. So when the worst happens and your boiler breaks down it can be frustrating and worrying. When you have […]

Posted on October 18, 2019 in Boilers, Emergency Callout, HVAC, Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM), Plumbing, Property Maintenance | Read more?


What is an EICR?

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What is an EICR (Electrical Installation Condition Report)? An Electrical Installation Condition Report (EICR) is an inspection to test the safety of the electrical circuits in a building. Any electrical installation should always be covered by an up-to-date EICR, or periodic inspection report. An Electrical Installation Condition Report is not always a strict legal requirement, […]

Posted on October 11, 2019 in Electrical, Electrical Testing, Safety & Compliance, Mechanical & Electrical (M&E), Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM), Regulations & Practise | Read more?


Checking the Gas Safe Register

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Gas Safe Registered engineers – Don’t cut corners with gas The Gas Safe Register is the UK’s official list of gas and plumbing businesses. By law, a gas engineer must be on the Gas Safe Register to work safely and legally on gas appliances. The same goes for businesses, whether they are carrying out domestic […]

Posted on October 2, 2019 in Boilers, HVAC, Mechanical & Electrical (M&E), Plumbing, Regulations & Practise | Read more?


Boiler maintenance tips you should follow

Boilers are an integral part of every property, whether it’s a residential home or a commercial business, they’re crucial in the day-to-day running of a building. They create heating, power and electricity, depending on the type of boiler you decide to have installed. They keep our radiators warm and our water running hot exactly when […]

Posted on August 21, 2019 in Boilers, Maintenance, Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM), Plumbing, Property Maintenance | Read more?


The rise of smart heating & home automation

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Smart heating & home automation: 2000-2019 10 years ago, smart heating & home automation might have sounded like concepts from Back to the Future. But with more internet-connected devices than ever before, they are now realities which look set to stay. Now, this might lead you to ask “where’s my jetpack?”. But IoT-connected smart devices […]

Posted on May 23, 2019 in Boilers, Combined Heat & Power, HVAC, Maintenance, Mechanical & Electrical (M&E), Property Maintenance, Regulations & Practise | Read more?


Boiler installation – How much should it really cost?

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How much should boiler installation really cost? The cost of purchasing and installing a new boiler can vary enormously, even between boilers of the same type. Here, we take a look at what you should really expect to pay for your new boiler to be installed, and why. Boiler installation is a complex task and […]

Posted on May 22, 2019 in Boilers, Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM), Plumbing, Property Maintenance | Read more?


Kiasu expands successful PPM partnership with CRM Students

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CRM & Kiasu celebrate successful PPM contract Kiasu is proud to be a preferred maintenance and works partner of CRM Students. Continuing an already successful partnership, Kiasu is responsible for planned preventative maintenance (PPM) and emergency maintenance for five of CRM’s properties in Greater London. Planned Preventative Maintenance Kiasu’s duties will include fire, plumbing and […]

Posted on April 11, 2019 in Electrical Testing, Safety & Compliance, Fire Testing, Safety & Compliance, Maintenance, Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM), Property Maintenance | Read more?


4 reasons you need to hire an M&E Contractor

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M&E Contracting If you own a building, you might have heard the term ‘M&E contractor’. A specialist contractor such as this will handle the mechanical and electrical systems within a building. Ultimately, they will make sure that key areas of your business are working effectively. So, what types of systems can M&E contractors keep in […]

Posted on April 8, 2019 in Maintenance, Mechanical & Electrical (M&E), Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM), Property Maintenance | Read more?


4 Property maintenance problems you need to fix ASAP

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Property maintenance problems As a landlord or a building owner it is your responsibility to keep your property safe and secure. If you fail to do this, then you’ll be putting employees and occupants at risk. You’ll be legally liable for anything that occurs as a result of you not completing the necessary repairs. Some […]

Posted on March 30, 2019 in Boilers, Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM), Plumbing, Property Maintenance | Read more?


Commercial building maintenance tips you should follow

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Commercial building maintenance No matter what kind of commercial building you own or run, it’s vital to maintain it carefully and correctly. If you don’t pay attention to the regular maintenance requirements, you’ll end up paying for it later. Ignoring problems or not even checking for them in the first place won’t make them go […]

Posted on February 7, 2019 in Boilers, HVAC, Maintenance, Mechanical & Electrical (M&E), Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM), Plumbing, Property Maintenance | Read more?


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