Preparing your home for the Winter months

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If the weathermen (and women) are to be believed, Winter in the UK will be a cold and snowy one. November is already feeling a little frosty, so they might just be right. Pretty as it is, maintaining your property is one of the most important aspects of being a homeowner or landlord and Winter poses a few extra challenges that you might just want to be aware of and be a little more pro-active if we’re heading for a cold spell. Piping Keeping on top of your pipework should be at the top of your winter property maintenance checklist….

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Keeping warm this Winter

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Cold weather can be a worry in later life. As we get older, our bodies respond differently to the cold which can leave us more susceptible to serious health problems. But with a little preparation, and by following some simple suggestions, you can stay healthy, safe and comfortable this winter. If you think we could assist at all over the Winter months, just get in touch. Keep moving Even if you don’t feel like it, staying active will not only keep you fit and healthy, it will also generate heat to keep you warm. If it’s not too cold, take a…

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The benefits of home care

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For many families, home care is a beneficial choice—a safe and affordable solution that supports the family, while allowing your loved ones to stay in the comfort of their own homes and communities. If you are caring for a loved one, here are just some of the ways The Helping Hands home care team can support you: Our home care professionals can be there when you aren’t. If you are care-giving from a distance, our team can give you peace of mind. Trained and qualified professionals can assist in ensuring your loved one is living in a safe and comfortable environment. Helping Hands can…

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We’re Hiring!

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WE’RE HIRING CLEANING OPERATIVES WITHIN LANCASHIRE – £7.50 – £9.00 per hour – permanent contracts Helping Hands provide cleaning, property maintenance and home care services across Lancashire. We are recruiting for cleaning operatives who can work as part of a team to provide domestic and commercial cleaning services. Applicants will also be responsible for driving company vehicles.   ONLY APPLY IF YOU: are over 25 years of age hold a full clean UK driving license can pass an enhanced DBS check are prepared to clean to a high standard can work as part of a team under a supervisor We…

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Looking after holiday homes and cottages

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It often feels like changeover days have to be carried out with military precision, or they end up chaotic and stressful. Especially in the high season when you literally have one guest out and the next guest in. You’re up against the clock to do a diligent clean, check for damage, restock the fridge and toiletries, clean the hot tub and round up discarded items from the last guests. At Helping Hands we understand the challenges faced by owners and work with them to ensure their properties are in tip top shape and ready for the next guest to walk…

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5 quick cleaning tips every business should follow

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As a Lancashire cleaning company, we know what makes a professional office stand out. You can have all the latest, high end furniture but if your office is a mess when it comes to customers you will fail the test. First impressions count. Our cleaning experts have pulled together the following five quick tips that all office managers need to make sure happen every week as a minimum. Commercial cleaning not your thing? Our cleaning teams can help. Take a quick look at our commercial cleaning page. Clean The Largest Part Of Your Office All shops and retailers vacuum their…

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