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Radon Tee Takes a Trip to Tregaron

October 24, 2011

The latest stop on the Radon TEE UK tour has been the Welsh market town of Tregaron. Radon TEE World Trek UK organisers, propertECO were in the town to carry out radon remedial works after unnacceptably high concentrations of the gas were detected within a workplace in the town. Under workplace health & safety regulations, […]

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Radon Tee Visits Last of The Summer Wine Set

October 4, 2011

The latest stop on Radon Tee UK’s tour was the town of Holmfirth in West Yorkshire. Most famous for its residents Compo, Clegg and Nora Batty, Holmfirth was the setting for Last of The Summer Wine, the longest-running sitcom in the world, having run for 31 series between 1973 to 2010. Radon experts, PropertECO were in […]

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Damp or Condensation? Let us Advise!

September 14, 2011

  Question: When is damp not damp? Answer: When it is condensation As the time of year known as ‘condensation season’ approaches, many homeowners may begin to worry about apparent damp problems in their properties. Windows & frames usually get cold, so are prone to condensation and resulting mould growth In a building, “damp” refers to […]

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“Radon Tee, I Presume”

September 8, 2011

On a recent trip to Denbigh, North Wales Radon Tee was delighted to be worn by none other than Sir Henry Morton Stanley, explorer extrodinaire famed for tracking down David Livingstone in Africa and uttering the phrase “Dr Livingstone, I presume”. The reporter for the New York Herald, who was born in Denbigh, was sent to […]

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A Case Of Poor Project Management

September 6, 2011

When PropertECO was contacted by a homeowner suspecting they had rot, our surveyor went along armed with his camera & ready to report back. The ten-year-old property was indeed suffering from wet rot, which had attacked the timber door linings and skirting boards. Wet rot requires a high level of moisture within the timber, so […]

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Get Wallet-Friendly Walls for Winter!

September 2, 2011

Did you know that your walls could be costing you serious money? Older properties that have not been properly insulated lose around 45% of their heat through the walls. Whilst many people have insulated their lofts and installed double-glazing in attempt to cut heat loss and reduce energy bills, many have overlooked the single greatest […]

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Radon Test Kits Now Available

August 31, 2011

PropertECO are pleased to offer radon test kits to our clients at very competitive rates. Testing for radon is the only way to know whether a property contains unacceptably high levels of the naturally occurring radioactive gas, which causes over 2000 deaths from lung cancer each year in the UK. Radon detectors are small, inconspicuous devices […]

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