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Andrews Heat for Hire aid construction of new London school

Low ambient temperatures during the finishing stages of a building can cause problems for a contractor, while frost can damage delicate materials and a slow drying process may delay an overall project. Raising the temperature too quickly can also cause surface cracking as the materials shrink, meaning conditions must be closely controlled to prevent complications [...]

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Andrews accelerate screed drying process for student accommodation

Before a floor surface can be applied to a newly developed building, it is common practice that screed is laid onto a concrete base. Typically made up of one part cement and three parts sand, this delicate composition must be dried thoroughly before proceeding to the next stage of a floor laying process. In order [...]

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Nuclear storage centre requires heating during construction

At Andrews Heat for Hire, we have a genuine expertise in providing clients from industrial backgrounds with climate control solutions whenever they are sought. Applications within this field are often dangerous and bound by strict security measures which makes it important that the correct equipment is delivered at the first time of asking. The expansion [...]

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Andrews Heat for Hire assist floor laying scheme

Before wooden flooring could be laid in a newly-constructed student apartment complex, some temporary heating equipment was required to help keep conditions constant. The building contractor overseeing the development was keen to instil an internal temperature of 18°C which would stop floor panels cracking and assist the drying of plastered walls. Failure to provide an [...]

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Building contractor requires heating for bridge repair

When a major bridge in South West England required heating for a maintenance project, the contractor overseeing the scheme approached us in search of an immediate solution. As part of the programme, the underside of the bridge was to be sprayed with concrete to help reinforce it – generally considered the quickest and most cost-effective [...]

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Major London building site seeks temporary heating

With several prominent construction projects currently underway in and around Canary Wharf, the contractors involved frequently seek heating and drying equipment to assist certain processes. Falling seasonal temperatures can result in assignments being delayed if not combated quickly, and when this began to look like a possibility for one of our customers, they contacted us [...]

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Andrews Heat for Hire assist care home conversion

A former Ministry of Defence site in Surrey was set to be transformed into a healthcare facility, but before work could proceed the construction company overseeing the project required temporary heating. Cold winter temperatures threatened to leave tradesmen and builders exposed to unfavourable conditions, so Andrews Heat for Hire was contacted and tasked with providing [...]

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Andrews Heat for Hire help avoid costly delays

At Andrews Heat for Hire, we understand the importance of heating a construction site, with a warm environment being absolutely vital when working to a deadline. This is especially the case when the new building is to be used as a care home for the elderly. When a specialist care home builder experienced delays caused by [...]

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Heater hire during London construction project

Andrews Heat for Hire often receives calls from large construction companies. In London a major construction project was taking place in a building across five floors in wet and damp conditions, running the risk of delayed completion. The construction company called Andrews Heat for Hire for a solution to the problem. Within hours Andrews delivered [...]

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