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How to Prevent Mould in Winter

Posted By: John Published: 21/10/2019 Times Read: 12 Comments 0
How to Prevent Mould in Winter

Mould is prevalent in winter. Due to the ever-contrasting temperatures inside to outside in buildings, and also being the wettest season, mould is never happier than when it has an environment near water, where it can easily grow, reproduce and take over. And let’s be honest, though there is no ‘great time’ for mould, it really is the last thing you want to deal with when the colder months come in. So, how can we prevent mould during the winter?

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How Can Weather Cause Damage to Your Home?

Posted By: John Published: 21/10/2019 Times Read: 33 Comments 0
How Can Weather Cause Damage to Your Home?

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How to Weatherproof Wood for Outdoors

Posted By: John Published: 16/10/2019 Times Read: 86 Comments 0
How to Weatherproof Wood for Outdoors

The wet weather is creeping in, and autumn is finally upon us. It’s time to find out how to keep our outdoor furniture and decking safe from the elements and get everything weatherproofed and ready for incoming winter.

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Effects of Damp and Mould on Health

Posted By: John Published: 01/10/2019 Times Read: 123 Comments 0
Effects of Damp and Mould on Health

Did you know mould is bad for your health? In this blog we will discuss some of the ways in which damp and mould can affect you, so you can stay aware and protected!

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UniBlue: Non-Toxic Universal Disinfection

Posted By: Sophie Published: 17/09/2019 Times Read: 249 Comments 0
UniBlue: Non-Toxic Universal Disinfection

ACS are lucky to now have in stock the brilliant UniBlue, but why should you buy it? Find out everything you need to know about UniBlue here.

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6 Ways to Weatherproof Your Home

Posted By: Sophie Published: 09/09/2019 Times Read: 150 Comments 0
6 Ways to Weatherproof Your Home

As the weather starts to turn, it’s time to start thinking about weatherproofing our homes, in preparation for wetter weather creeping in.

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How to Reduce Condensation in the Bathroom

Posted By: John Published: 30/08/2019 Times Read: 182 Comments 0
How to Reduce Condensation in the Bathroom

Condensation; you would be hard pressed to find anywhere in the house that it’s welcome. Here are our tips on how to stop condensation in the bathroom.

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How to Prepare Your Home for Wet Weather

Posted By: John Published: 28/08/2019 Times Read: 135 Comments 0
How to Prepare Your Home for Wet Weather

Prepare your property for the wet weather with these simple inspections and maintenance tips. From clearing gutting to weatherproofing your masonry!

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How to Choose the Right Decorating Roller

Posted By: John Published: 20/08/2019 Times Read: 261 Comments 0
How to Choose the Right Decorating Roller

So, you have to paint, but you don’t know where to begin with, or what tools to use? Our guide to rollers is here to help!

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How to Damp-Proof Garden Sheds

Posted By: John Published: 15/08/2019 Times Read: 290 Comments 0
How to Damp-Proof Garden Sheds

We’ve been fortunate enough to get some lovely weather in the UK recently, but soon the tables will turn, and it’s important that we, and our garden shed, are prepared for the upcoming seasons. Often a prized staple in the garden, and home to our most treasured tools, have a look at our handy guide for damp-proofing your shed.

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6 Things You Need to Refurbish Your Home's Exterior

Posted By: John Published: 08/08/2019 Times Read: 254 Comments 0
6 Things You Need to Refurbish Your Home's Exterior

So, you’ve got some garden furniture that is now home to cobwebs, dust and debris. The first step to getting the furniture prepared for refurbishing is to give it all a brush down. A hard bristle brush is the best tool to do this with, as it will be thorough but won’t damage the wood.

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Guide to Fire Retardants and Intumescent

Posted By: John Published: 04/08/2019 Times Read: 235 Comments 0
Guide to Fire Retardants and Intumescent

Here we have created our handy guide to help with the confusion of fire retardants and intumescent, what they should be used with and why they should be used!

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How to Permanently Remove Mould on Walls

Posted By: John Published: 01/08/2019 Times Read: 257 Comments 0
How to Permanently Remove Mould on Walls

Mould is up there with one of the worst things to happen to walls in the home, and no home is safe. Not only is mould unsightly, but it’s also bad for your health, can affect your timber structures, and its ability to spread fast is unrivalled.

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A Guide to Teak Deck Preservation

Posted By: John Published: 17/07/2019 Times Read: 311 Comments 0
A Guide to Teak Deck Preservation

Taking care of wood in all seasons is really important, as weather and general wear and tear can cause damage. So how can you look after it?

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What is Rising Damp and How Can You Treat it?

Posted By: John Published: 01/07/2019 Times Read: 399 Comments 0
What is Rising Damp and How Can You Treat it?

Rising damp can occur in the masonry of buildings and can cause significant damage. Read here to find out exactly what it is and what you can do to stop it.

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How to Care for Exterior Wood in Summer

Posted By: John Published: 27/06/2019 Times Read: 408 Comments 0
How to Care for Exterior Wood in Summer

The time for DIY is here, so ensure your outdoor furniture is prepared for the year ahead with our guide to caring for exterior wood during the summer.

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What is the Difference Between Fire Retardant and Flame Retardant?

Posted By: John Published: 21/06/2019 Times Read: 549 Comments 0
What is the Difference Between Fire Retardant and Flame Retardant?

Fire retardant and flame retardant both work to prevent fires. We take a look at the differences between the two and what they each offer.

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How to Identify and Treat Rot in Timber

Posted By: John Published: 12/06/2019 Times Read: 437 Comments 0
How to Identify and Treat Rot in Timber

Rot can affect timber at any time and can be either wet or dry rot. We look at how you can identify wet and dry rot and treat it properly.

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How to Stop Condensation in the Bedroom

Posted By: John Published: 30/05/2019 Times Read: 405 Comments 0
How to Stop Condensation in the Bedroom

Condensation can cause many problems for your home and health. We take a look at how to prevent condensation in the bedroom with our guide.

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Tips for Maintaining Quality Decking

Posted By: John Published: 21/05/2019 Times Read: 300 Comments 0
Tips for Maintaining Quality Decking

Decking can become worn down over the years. Just a few simple tips will help transform the appearance of your decking, and extend its life by many years!

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How to Fireproof Sheds and Garden Timbers

Posted By: John Published: 15/05/2019 Times Read: 934 Comments 1
How to Fireproof Sheds and Garden Timbers

We take a look at why garden timber should be fireproofed and the ways in which you can better protect sheds and furniture from fire damage.

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