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How To Successfully Outsource Autumn Leaf Clearance

As the leaves begin to fall, businesses of every size are faced with the annual challenge of leaf clearance on their premises. Those red, brown and yellow tones of Autumn may look stunning and evoke dreamy thoughts of stirring family walks and mulled wine, but for business, fallen leaves clog drains, leading to water damage and flooding, and accumulate on paths, car parks, and other areas, posing a slip and fall hazard. Fallen leaves also attract pests and block gutters.

For businesses that don’t have the manpower to handle the routine annual drudge task of leaf clearance, hiring a team in from us for a quick leaf clear now is an obvious solution. Our asset maintenance division provides one off leaf clearance services for businesses of all sizes and has the manpower and apparatus available nationally to meet your specific needs, whatever they may be.

Leaf Clearance and Slips and Trips

One of the most visible risks posed by fallen leaves is their tendency to make surfaces slippery. When wet, leaves become particularly hazardous, transforming concrete paths, car parks and other areas into slippery walkways. This can lead to a spike in slips and trips, resulting in minor injuries or even serious accidents.

Blocked Drains and Gutters

One of the more problematic and expensive consequences of unchecked leaves is their potential to block drains. As leaves gather in drainage systems, water flow is impeded, leading to water accumulation. This, in turn, can cause flooding, facility damage, and structural issues for businesses. The consequences of blocked drains are far-reaching. Stagnant water can pool around buildings, causing damage to foundations and landscaping.

Leaf Clearance and Pests

Fallen leaves provide an attractive habitat for a variety of undesirables, such as rodents. Leaves create the ideal habitat for rats, providing both shelter and a potential food source. Piles of damp leaves become a breeding ground, inviting then onto business premises. Pest infestations can damage your facility, compromise hygiene standards, and harm a company’s reputation.

How Our Leaf Clear Service Works

We offer a solid one-off leaf clear service tailored to your specific needs. Our professional service ensure that leaves are efficiently and thoroughly removed, mitigating the risks associated with slips, trips, blocked gutters and drains, and pest attraction. We use blowers, sweepers, and vacuums, to systematically clear leaves from your outdoor estate, and use recycling and waste disposal services to bolster your green credentials wherever possible. Our services extend beyond leaf clearance to include drain inspections and regular drainage maintenance, preventing blockages and ensuring proper water flow.

Scheduling Leaf Clearance Services

Ideally, businesses should schedule these services in the late autumn or early winter months when leaves have fallen but before adverse weather conditions set in.

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