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The building and construction sector has seen a substantial increase in activity, with an industry-wide movement towards improving standards.

Our reliable and unique service allows us to guarantee the delivery of equipment to your site within four hours of preliminary contact. We recognise the delicate time constraints that exist within the construction industry and pledge to act quickly to whatever problem you encounter. We endeavour to help you counteract unfavourable conditions and adhere to project deadlines without incurring added costs or a damaged reputation.

Andrews’ specialist engineers regularly work with contractors and construction firms, providing bespoke ventilation equipment according to individual needs. Our experienced specialist team understands the challenges faced by developing large projects using high powered tools, due to the equipment producing dust and toxic exhaust fumes.

At Andrews Ventilation, we have an extensive range of industrial, ventilation and extraction fans which are stocked across our depots nationwide and suitable for multi-storey buildings or solitary rooms. Our impressive track record in accommodating virtually any kind of scenario is substantiated by frequent repeat business from clients who trust us. We vow to have your equipment on site and functioning almost instantly.

The need to provide a well-ventilated environment within any construction site is of paramount importance, as health & safety standards insist on an aerated and dust free workplace.

We understand that the safe and efficient removal of dust is critical and should be carried out in compliance with health & safety laws and regulations.

The building and construction industry, with the complexity of its operations and processes, use an increasing number of tools and machinery where emissions produced can pose severe health and safety problems. Effective, well-designed extraction fans and dust removal technologies, such as our top of the range ventilation units, offer a solution to these situations in which worker protection is not only needed, but essential.

We have experience spanning many decades of working with building contractors nationwide, helping to maintain or restore a safe and practical working environment. Time lost on projects due to hazardous dust particles can be costly, but our specialists understand the importance of reducing this risk. We are confident that our selection of ventilation fans have the power to extract all dangerous traces of dust, and are here to assist should this situation arise.

Construction work on an average building typically lasts between six and nine months if the materials used are left to dry out naturally. However, this process can be greatly accelerated by Andrews Ventilation and thus enable construction work to be completely more quickly if suitable equipment is supplied. Our range of purpose-built fans can be used in conjunction with our building dryers, to provide fast and efficient drying programmes.

We specialise in the instant provision of temporary ventilation fans, allowing your projects to remain on schedule. Our competitors cannot match our wide fleet of commercial ventilation hire units, nor our pledge to improve and enhance air flow even in challenging applications. If you are managing a building site or a construction business, we can help you.

Our units are available for hire and stocked all over the country to ensure rapid delivery, regardless of your location. We even offer free site surveys, where our expert engineers can advise on the best solution to your problem. We always aim to offer cost-effective remedies and provide continued support throughout a period of hire – just in case something goes wrong. For one of our temporary units or a comprehensive ventilation hire package, call us on 0800 211 611. Alternatively, complete an enquiry form and one of our experts will be in touch.

Ventilation hire provides bespoke extraction solution for major construction company
A well-known construction company contacted Andrews Ventilation Hire to prevent hazardous fumes from marring the development of a new retail outlet. Before the facility could open to the public, though, a floor covering 30,000 square metres would have to be laid. Our client’s problem arose from the fact that toxins present within the resin used would have resulted in harmful fumes being released into the working environment. Our specialists were tasked with providing a temporary ventilation [...]
Andrews provide temporary ventilation equipment for luxury yacht refurbishment
A yacht refit can be a great way of giving an ageing boat a new lease of life and increase its value. So, when a client operating within this field began conducting a refit of a five-year-old super yacht, Andrews Ventilation Hire was called in to provide our expertise and specialist equipment. As part of the major refurbishment the contractor was expected to remove everything from the yacht’s interior – leaving just the shell of the [...]
Andrews provide ventilation hire for road improvement works
When a major construction company had been contracted to resurface one of London’s busiest roads, Andrews Ventilation Hire were required to ensure all appropriate safety measures were taken. As part of the project, a range of industrial vehicles and substances were used which left the enclosed space polluted with highly toxic fumes. Our specialists were tasked with providing temporary ventilation for the affected area – removing air that had been contaminated by heavy-duty equipment used on [...]
Andrews Ventilation Hire assist with ‘mega shed’ construction project
One of the country’s most prestigious universities was in the process of building a new ‘mega shed’ which was due to be used as a large library facility. Once completed, the university say the site will hold the equivalent of 18 Olympic swimming pools’ worth of books – underlining the application’s size! As part of the construction process, various industrial equipment was utilised for concrete slab pouring which could have left an enclosed space polluted with [...]
Andrews Ventilation Hire unveil largest fan yet
With a long-established reputation for providing customers with high capacity extraction fans, it is with great excitement that we announce the introduction of our latest model – the FV1800. This addition further improves an already popular range and offers clients double the airflow of our tried-and-tested FV900 unit. Designed and built in the UK, the FV1800 features a close coupled motor which minimises energy consumption. Each fan is built from trusted components which facilitate safe deployment [...]
Andrews Ventilation assist the renovation of a listed theatre building
When the York Theatre Royal closed its doors in March 2015 to complete a major renovation project, it was originally expected to reopen ahead of the Christmas pantomime season. However, an extraordinary discovery by archaeologists – the foundations of a large hospital built in the Middle Ages – meant that construction was delayed. The application itself was a Grade II listed building and had not been refurbished since the 1960s, despite retaining much popularity among people [...]
Andrews provide ventilation hire solution at a hydroelectric power plant
Before building contractors could oversee the renovation of a tunnel in a hydroelectric power plant, a reliable source of ventilation was required on site. Covering almost 1000 metres, the tunnel was extremely prone to poor air circulation despite the presence of large holes at 180 metre intervals. Like in many similar instances, the air was at risk of becoming too dangerous for workmen because of the large quantities of dust and dirt produced inside the shaft. [...]
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