Andrews dehumidification

Andrews Dehumidification assists Sheffield school construction

The construction of a new school in Sheffield prompted one of the country’s leading infrastructural companies to get in touch with us to assist with the latter stages of completion. The contractor in charge of the building contacted us regarding a temporary heating hire arrangement which was needed to support the laying of wood flooring.

Before this process could take place, however, it was important to ensure that the temperature of the areas in which wooden panels were to be laid had been kept at 18⁰C or above for at least 48 hours. This was to ensure that air humidity was at a normal level for habitable premises but also to dry any concrete or surfaces that could have conceivably been damp or contained moisture.

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Bournville confectionery factory requires emergency drying

A popular confectionery producer faced difficulties relating to the humidity and dampness of one of their Midlands-based storage and distribution areas. At Andrews Dehumidification, we regularly work alongside food production companies to ensure conditions are as they should be, but our involvement in this project was slightly different. Rather than require assistance for controlling relative humidity inside the actual production line, our client needed help adjusting conditions inside the storage warehouses. The area in question had succumbed to dampness after many months of relative humidity being excessively high, leaving cardboard packaging outers wet.

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Emergency drying for history museum in the South of London

Andrews Dehumidification Hire was recently contacted by a popular museum in South London, after the institution required a temporary drying arrangement for a historic paper storage area.

The building in question is ‘Passivhaus’ which means it is built to be environmentally friendly, hence why this particular structure does not have any fixed plant systems. Due to the building being relatively new, the issue had never occurred before and therefore the consequences of high ambient moisture had not been properly prepared for.

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Christmas Dinner brought to you by Andrews Sykes!

With the 25th December now nearly upon us, households nationwide are preparing themselves for Christmas festivities which will in many cases include having lots to eat and drink! Supermarkets this week will be packed with last-minute shoppers desperate to snap up seasonal bargains, but for us at Andrews Sykes, there has been a slightly different type of pressure to contend with.

In the weeks preceding Christmas Day, we have been extremely busy helping to ensure that British retailers receive sufficient quantities of the ingredients needed for a traditional Christmas dinner. As you might expect, the demand for turkeys and vegetables swells around this time of year which in turn leads to a sharp upsurge in the need for appropriate storage space.

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Andrews assists Sussex WWII air raid shelter

Andrews Dehumidification Hire was recently contacted with an unusual request to assist the drying of a WWII air raid shelter in Brighton, Sussex, which had previously been concealed beneath the tarmac of a school playground!

Incredibly, workers at Downs Junior School rediscovered a once forgotten air raid bunker situated three metres underground. Since then, volunteers have come together to restore the shelter which experts believe would have originally been used to protect as many as 300 children from Luftwaffe planes. The area has since been converted into a local museum which offers an authentic insight into life during the Blitz.

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World-famous research facility seek short-term drying solution

Andrews Dehumidification Hire was recently contacted by a leading research facility in London, who sought an urgent drying solution to assist them with the severe condensation in their plant room.

The client had become concerned about condensation building up in their plant room as it was putting their technical equipment at risk of damage. As a result, our specialist team were drafted in to conduct a survey of the site before suggesting an effective dehumidification hire solution to combat the undesirable conditions.

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Andrews Sykes are here for you this Christmas

Unlike a number of companies operating in our industry, Andrews Sykes offer a genuine 24/7 service all year round – including during the Christmas period – with engineers providing a full emergency service throughout the festive season and into the New Year.

We understand the importance of your company remaining fully functional even during quieter times. That’s why at Andrews Sykes we continue to offer customers our usual range of services, because you never know when you might need us!

Whether you require a temporary heater hire package to replace an ineffective heating system or are in need of an urgent replacement boiler due to an unexpected breakdown, we have you covered!

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Dehumidifier package prevents power station from oxidising

When an independently owned and previously offline power station took the first steps towards recommissioning its facility, Andrews Dehumidification Hire were called in to help preserve their gas turbines.

The stations equipment was required to stay dry in order to prevent oxidising which would cost the customer thousands of pounds. Our specialists went to site to calculate the drying duty required, eventually proposing that our client hire five 110V DS40 Desiccant dehumidifiers – pairing each of the units to a gas turbine to maximise efficiency.

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Dryers help to restore conditions for leading food distribution company

When a leading food distribution company suffered a leak in their storage building, a significant quantity of frozen goods, beverages and other products were immediately at risk. The client – who was responsible for supplying to partners in the catering industry as well as retail outlets – called Andrews Dehumidification Hire seeking an urgent drying solution.

The leak was caused by warm air in the building’s ceiling void condensing moisture on the pipes that feed the glycol chilled system. As a result, a tailored solution was recommended which included two DH150 and four FD40 dehumidifiers designed for drying buildings.

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Andrews Dehumidification Hire provide tailored drying solution

When one of the world’s largest independent cancer charities began building their new headquarters in Cambridgeshire, the project itself fell behind schedule. The primary issue centred around drying times, but Andrews Dehumidification were contacted and tasked with bringing the development back up to speed.

A local expert visited the site to conduct a free site survey before proposing a dehumidification hire package that would fulfil the needs of a major client. A tailored solution was recommended which included a single KT2000 desiccant dehumidifier rental package designed for drying buildings.

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