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Make your garden a hedgehog haven

The UK hedgehog population is in decline, sadly due to lack of habitat and food, busy roads, and the use of pesticides that reduce the availability of their natural diet of slugs, snails and insects. Thankfully, there’s lots of things you can do to make your garden a place of respite, comfort and tasty treats […]

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How to make the most of your garden in winter

The first lockdown had a lot of us digging out the gardening gloves and rediscovering our green fingers. But that was back in spring when the sun was shining, and unfortunately the prospect of gardening during a winter lockdown is, for many of us, a lot less inviting. That’s why we have put together some […]


Everything you need to know about EICRs

The rules have changed regarding Electrical Inspection Condition Reports (EICRs). Since 1st July 2020, it is now mandatory for landlords to provide a copy of their electrical safety report to their tenants and, if requested, their local authority. Here is everything you need to know about an EICR. What is an EICR? EICR stands for […]

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PMP COVID update

Here at the Property Maintenance People, the safety of our clients and contractors is our biggest priority. In line with government guidelines, we will continue to operate over the upcoming COVID lockdown in order to keep your home running smoothly. Here is how we will be keeping you safe during these unprecedented times. Full PPE […]

Keeping your pet calm this firework night

Bonfire night and the days surrounding it can be a very distressing time for our furry, feathered and scaly friends, especially if there are fireworks being let off in your neighbourhood. Here at PMP, we know that an unhappy pet makes for an unhappy home, so we’ve put together some top tips from the RSPCA […]

Free Children’s Lunches in Berkshire

Here is a list of restaurants, pubs and organisations offering free lunches for struggling families this half term.   Stag and Hounds, Bracknell What: A free meal for any child that needs one over half term Where: Forest Road, Bracknell. RG42 4HA How: contact 01344 483553 for more information   Aldermaston Tea Rooms What: Free […]

COVID Friendly Ideas for Half Term

Half term is upon us and with lockdown restrictions on the rise, we are yet again faced with the same dilemma – finding new ways to entertain the kids safely and responsibly. But not to worry – we have come up with some PMP Approved activities to get your kids in the spooky spirit in […]

Getting ready for winter

The nights are getting colder, the days are getting rainier, and with the clocks going back this weekend, it is time to face the facts – winter is upon us. Given the current restrictions and the growing likelihood of a second lockdown, it is clear that the most wonderful time of the year might look […]