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How to Cope With a Flood to Your Home or Business

Flooding can happen at any time and anywhere. Winter storms, leaking pipes or rivers which burst their banks can all lead to homes and businesses being flooded. CAS Hire has aided many properties with an urgent need for drying equipment like dehumidifiers and carpet dryers. If you find yourself in an unfortunate position of being flooded, here’s what we suggest that you do. Turn off your electricity Water and electricity don’t mix and can be very dangerous. Once you are sure...

Six Examples of Where To Use Industrial Fans

Industrial fans are not something that you’d hire for your home - even in the height of summer - as they are very powerful and a little bit noisy for domestic purposes. But they have many uses for commercial, industrial, leisure and events industries. Industrial fans have large powerful blades which can move large volumes of air around to cool and ventilate. Some models can be ducted to remove stale and unpleasant air creating a better working environment. Some industrial...

10 Signs That You Need a Dehumidifier

In the winter, in the UK, there are many tell-tale signs that there is too much moisture in the air which can lead to dampness. The signs are easy enough to spot when you know what to look for. Sources of excess moisture: Washing clothes Cooking Showering and bathing Breathing Clothes drying Pot plants Portable gas heaters Poor ventilation A water leak Let’s take a look at the 10 most common signs that you need a dehumidifier 1. Windows are foggy This is...

Air Purifiers and the COVID-19 Virus: Do They Help?

2020 will be a year to forget for many people around the world. The Coronavirus pandemic has upturned normal life for billions of people. At the time of writing, new lockdowns are coming into force to deal with the dreaded second wave in the UK and Europe. But many people are now heading back to work, and children are in school, which means people are looking for ways to stay better protected from COVID-19. One key question is whether air...

6 Tips to Keep Your Server Room Cool

    Server rooms can get very hot, as you might already know. Keeping all that equipment cool is essential in order to keep it in good working condition. After all, if the servers go down, your business is going to be badly affected. Ideally, your server room should be at a cool and steady temperature. But that’s not always easy to achieve. So follow these tips to keep your server room at a safe temperature and protect the equipment. 1. Use Industrial...

Why Now Is a Great Time to Get an Air Conditioner

While people in some countries see air conditioning as an essential requirement in every home and office, the market is smaller in the UK. Perhaps it’s something to do with our disappointingly short summers! But the truth is, there are lots of great reasons to invest in air conditioning for your home or the workplace, whether you decide to buy or rent a unit. Here are a few that you might want to consider. Summers Are Getting Hotter Global warming is a...

COVID-19 Update

As of Monday 23rd March 2020, we have taken government advice and decided to scale down our day to day operations in a bid to reduce unnecessary travel to safeguard our staff and customers. Many of our staff continue to work from home, supported by minimal quantity keyworker warehouse staff to insure orders are processed as safely as we can. We are monitoring updates and following government advice in hope that we can resume full operational service as soon as...

Hire or Buy a Dehumidifier? What’s Best?

Have you noticed that you have a damp problem, or perhaps there has been a flood or water catastrophe and you need to dry out your property quickly? The best solution is a dehumidifier. It offers a lot of benefits.  Browsing through the options available online you will see businesses like ours providing a hiring service for dehumidifiers but also the opportunity to buy a dehumidifier too. So what’s the best strategy? Hire or buy a dehumidifier? Here’ some...

Are Air Purifiers Good For Your Health?

We all know that the living beside a busy road, near an airport or in the centre of a large city is going to be detrimental to the quality of air that we breathe. There are over 2000 locations in the UK where the levels of air pollutants exceed safety levels. The government acknowledges that air pollution is one of the biggest threats to health in the UK- behind cancer, heart disease and obesity and has launched an ambitious...

The Benefits of a Dehumidifier in Winter

With colder months approaching most of us will be switching the central heating on and turning the thermostat up.  This makes our homes cosy but it doesn’t necessarily change the moisture content of the air within our home which in some cases may not be ideal. The ideal relative humidity of a home is around 50-55%. If you dry wet clothes on clothes horses or radiators, or your bathroom or kitchen has no ventilation or you have a leak...