Heating Sector – Agriculture & Farms

Bespoke heating hire helps UK’s largest supplier of potatoes preserve produce

In order to preserve potatoes while they’re in storage, it is vitally important that an effective climate control solution is put in place beforehand. So, when the UK’s largest supplier of potatoes contacted us in search of a heater hire package for their factory, our specialists were quickly on site to develop a solution.

During the winter months, our client was struggling to get temperatures in their factory above -2°C, leaving the agricultural yield at risk of becoming quickly spoilt and unsaleable as a result.

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Andrews Heat for Hire successfully protect wheat during harvest

Andrews Heat for Hire was recently contacted by the operators of a 2000-acre farm in Shrewsbury, who were having difficulties drying their wheat naturally and so required a hired drying solution to minimise the likelihood of spoilage.

During harvest season, UK farms are often affected by severe weather and wet conditions – with many farmers struggling to dry their crop which then results in a poor quality of grain. In this instance, a heating solution was necessary to ensure all crops were dry and ready for distribution.

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Farmer seeks heater arrangement to protect Christmas turkeys

Each year, approximately ten million turkeys are consumed in the UK during the festive period – underlining its everlasting popularity as a key ingredient of the traditional Christmas meal. But before these birds reach your dinner plates, or even the supermarket you buy them from, they are left to roost in closely-monitored barns ahead of dispatch to retailers.

With the 25th December rapidly approaching and seasonal demand for turkeys beginning to peak, Andrews Heat for Hire were contacted by a Worcester farmer who was struggling to maintain the required conditions within his storage applications. 

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Andrews Heat for Hire assist Middlesex florist

During the winter months, flowers and plants struggle to retain their stored heat when night falls and the sun disappears. As the temperature drops, moisture in the air condenses before freezing on unprotected surfaces. When this happens, plants become immediately susceptible to perishing and wilting, rendering them valueless to florists and similar businesses.

So when a flower outlet in Twickenham began to experience this very issue, they contacted Andrews Heat for Hire in search of a practical solution. A brief consultation with a member of our contact centre allowed us devise a suitable heating system, and this was delivered on the same day of enquiry.

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Heating required for garden centre in Kent

A famous garden centre in Kent required immediate heating for their unique plants. Due to the cold snap they were in danger of losing very expensive plants. Andrews Heat for Hire solution was to offer a DE95 20 kW electric heater unit, complete with thermostat. The unit was delivered and as a result of the thermostat, the garden centre was able to regulate the heating required for the individual areas. The DE95 is a very efficient electric fan heater. It’s fully portable, very robust and is quiet in operation.

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