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Loft Clearance: Goole

This week on our travels we headed over to Goole in East Yorkshire to carry out a loft clearance, however it wasn’t quite as simple as we first expected it to be! We encountered a fair few problems that turned tasks which should have been relatively simple, into a carefully considered removal.

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Limited Access
First of all, to actually access the loft we had to set up step ladders. This helped us to get up there, but carrying heavy objects out became quite treacherous! There wasn’t much room to manoeuvre them through the hatch, and passing them down the step ladder required plenty of caution.

In the loft itself, there was very little room to stand as the ceiling was so low -we had to operate whilst crouching. We also had to provide our own lighting, using torches and electric lanterns as there was no main source of light installed in the loft.

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Preventing Accidents
This particular space did not have a stable floor to walk on; just wooden beams. We had to lay big wooden walk boards on top so we could move around easily to reduce the risk of slipping, harming ourselves and damaging the loft. Special equipment and clothing is needed, such as overall white suits to stop itching from insulating material. We also wear dust masks, as there can be lots of irritating and potentially harmful dust particles that can easily be inhaled.

Careful Planning
Loft clearances need plenty of planning, but not just in terms of logistics. We have to pre-plan the order in which we take things out so we can maximise the amount we recycle, and make it easier for ourselves when organising materials. We take the items down in recyclable category so that it becomes simpler to partition.

Loft clearances are part of most house clearances prior to selling or returning to the local authority. Before properties can be sold on or re-purposed, they require thorough cleaning and all objects and possessions to be removed. That’s where we come in!

 If you have a property in need of a clearance you can get in touch Freephone on 0800 410 1086 or email us at info@clearanceandcleanup.co.uk.

Ricky James
Ricky James
08:20 10 Apr 18
I needed my garage cleaning and found these guys on the internet. It was a great service from beginning to end. Tom who answered the phone was very polite and accommodating to my needs. I work shifts so I explained to Tom that it needed the rubbish collecting after 11 and before 1 due to my shift and sleep patterns! We arranged a time off 11.30, the lads who did the job turned up on time as agreed and were polite. They were real hard workers and cleared the garage in no time at all. All in it was a really professional and efficient service. I would definitely use them again and recommend to friends.
Sara Gilliland
Sara Gilliland
22:48 26 Feb 18
Highly recommended. Having been let down by Veolia, who wouldn’t pick up the rubbish, supposedly because of access to my property, I was delighted that it was no problem for this company. Tom very trustworthy and straightforward on the phone. They did exactly what they said they would do and for a very fair price too.
Rachel Saunders
Rachel Saunders
20:33 06 Feb 18
These guys were brilliant. They were very fast and efficient at replying to my initial query, quoting and carrying out the job (garage clear out ready for house move). I can’t really say if their prices are comparable to others as I’ve not used a company for this before but I thought they were reasonable.
John Richardson
John Richardson
09:38 10 Apr 18
Great service. Came next day, prompt and thorough. Cost was lower than other services. Would recommend.
Sam Manning
Sam Manning
15:36 20 Feb 18
Had these guys clear an outbuilding and despite them charging per hour, they were like machines and got the job done in no time! Cheaper than we have had previously - by a marginal amount granted, but their service was far superior, so all in all very competitive! Turned up exactly when arranged, extremely pleased with them and would DEFINITELY use again!!
Elizabeth Marshall
Elizabeth Marshall
17:37 03 May 18
Excellent service, quick and efficient nothing was too much trouble. Arrived on time professional and courteous. This was a house clearance after our tenant left the property in a disgusting state, the guys cleared everything saved us time in getting the property back on the market and money and effort in having a skip. Great job highly recommend.
lynn wragg
lynn wragg
07:30 16 May 18
A really professional service at a competitive price and all done with a smile. Thanks guys!!
David Wight
David Wight
19:11 18 May 18
I had no trouble booking a slot when I needed and the guys turned up exactly on time. They were cheerful, friendly, speedy and belpful. So much better than hiring a skip. Everything was gone within fifteen minutes. Would definitely use again and thoroughly recommend.
Patricia Kenyon
Patricia Kenyon
16:07 20 May 18
The staff were extremely helpful, arrived on time and left no mess. They were considerate and nothing was too much trouble for them.I will certainly use them again when I have a clearance.
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