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Autumn lawn maintenance

Autumn lawn maintenance – Although Autumn is often cold, damp and miserable it is also the most important season in the world of lawn care. The days get cooler and shorter, but it is the perfect opportunity to overseed and prepare your lawn for the following season. Autumn lawn maintenance and general care tips Step 1: Check your lawn for moss Lawn moss is a very common problem for most gardeners. It can be caused by many different factors such…

Garden shed maintenance

Garden Shed maintenance – looking after your garden shed Having invested in a quality garden shed, it is very important to look after it well to ensure a longevity of life by carrying out Garden shed maintenance. If treated and maintained correctly you should be able to enjoy your shed for many years to come. Treat timber regularly Treat your shed with a preservation treatment at regular intervals to get the longest possible life out of your shed. Tips for…

Why it is important to clean your guttering regularly

So why it is important to clean your guttering regularly? Well when was the last time you had your guttering checked? If, like most people, you can’t remember, then now might be time to get around to it. Maintenance Services Direct believe that even though they’re “out of sight and out of mind” for the majority of the time, your gutters actually play a huge role in the structural integrity of your house, and keeping them clean is a great way…

How safe is your Home

At Maintenance Services Direct we don’t normally like to copy anybodys work but we found this and thought it was invaluable advice so we decided to copy & share it, complements of http://www.electricalsafetyfirst.org.uk Stay safe in your home Electricity can kill. Electricity is now the major cause of accidental fires in UK homes. Government statistics show that electricity causes more than 20,000 fires a year – almost half of all accidental UK house fires. Each year, about 70 people are…

Winter garden maintenance

Your essential guide Winter garden maintenance – Maintenance Services Direct understand that it is tempting to retreat indoors during the winter period and leave the outdoors to fend for themselves. The truth however is that your outdoor spaces require TLC whatever the season. If you gaze out of the window your garden and patio area may look a little weary during the winter months and without the promise of the sun on your back, it can be very difficult to…

Why Mechanical Engineering

Reasons To Study Mechanical Engineering Why mechanical engineering is a good degree? Here are some compelling reasons to study mechanical engineering: Mechanical Engineers have good graduate prospects In a notoriously tough graduate job market it’s fair to say that degree-level engineers have an edge. Engineers build societies and, mechanical engineers specifically, apply fundamental maths and physics laws to create and build mechanical devices we use every day. So it’s no surprise to see that mechanical engineer students enjoy particularly good…

April Gardening Tips

General tasks and garden maintenance Beware of late frosts and keep vulnerable plants and new shoots protected at night if frost is forecast. Don’t be tempted to put out tender bedding until much later on in the month, and even then be prepared to cover it if necessary. Deadhead daffodils and narcissi; give them a liquid feed or a sprinkling of bonemeal and then let them die down. Don’t cut off the leaves as they are necessary to replenish the…

Importance of Proper Lubrication

As various industries constantly develop the performance of their devices to maximize efficiency and satisfy their customers further, they call upon different providers to give them increasingly effective alternatives. Among the best ways to achieve this target is to apply appropriate lubrication. Deciding on a proper lube for a particular equipment can certainly be a tricky work. The reason is that industrial lubricants are available in different forms and formulations. On top of that, most industries have special rules and…

Maintenance Records

Maintenance records are written notes that provide documentation about the upkeep of a certain piece of equipment. Most of the time when people talk about these sorts of records in an industrial setting they’re referring to the formalized reports and files kept by fleet owners, industrial plant operators, or other business people engaged in some sort of work with machines. Keeping an adequate log of mechanical service and repairs in these scenarios is usually considered good business practice, and may…

Prepare for Winter

Prepare for Winter Maintenance Services Direct has many maintenance & Repair services to help our customers prepare for winter. During the winter months we have extreme of weather that test even the very best. ALL of our services are provided throughout the winter months to Domestic, Industrial and Commercial clients alike and don’t forget we operate 24 Hrs a day 365 days a year. It is normal to leave things during the winter months and go into hibernation but the…