Canopy Maintenance – Inspecting your Guttering

* Please ensure your guttering is clear from debris at all times* It is important to carry out regular maintenance on your canopy to make sure it is kept in top condition; this will help ensure its longevity and helps you to spot any problems early on. One part of this maintenance that is often overlooked is inspecting and cleaning any guttering. We recently were called out to inspect a guttering which had been reported as leaking. However on inspection … Continue reading

The Importance of Canopy Maintenance

As with any structure on your site it is vital that you regularly check for any damage to a canopy or shelter and ensure that appropriate health and safety measures are taken in snowy weather. When checking your canopy, pay special attention to fixings – particularly for cantilevered designs which are attached to existing buildings. You should also check for cracking, corrosion and any other signs of wear to the structure, or any sign it has moved at all, this … Continue reading

Caring For Your Tensile & Shade Structures in Extreme Weather

Although thick snow can be an exciting time for children, it can also be a worrying time for schools and nurseries as heavy snow can cause damage to permanent shade structures if they are not maintained effectivley. A short while ago I posted some tips for caring for your canopy in extreme weather such as snow, today I am going to offer advice on looking after your shade sails and tensile structures in heavy snow conditions. If snow is left … Continue reading

Caring For Your Canopy in Extreme Weather

It seems like the weather in the UK is becoming a little more extreme each year. There was once a time where we would be lucky to see a small snowfall, yet in the recent years we have been experiencing heavy snow that’s been causing wide spread disruption. That’s why it’s important to be alert & prepared when we have such weather warnings and ensure all outside equipment and structures are safe. Whilst our canopy structures have been tested, and … Continue reading