Winter guidance for properties

"With winter fast approaching, PSG have put together a useful checklist to ensure your building is safe and secure during the cold weather."

With winter fast approaching, PSG have put together a useful checklist to ensure your building is safe and secure during the cold weather:

November:

  • Is security lighting switching at correct times?
  • Have you checked emergency lights this term?
  • Have you checked heating clock & optimiser settings?
  • Have you checked thermostat frost settings?
  • Are all frost protection heaters working?
  • How often are urinals flushing?
  • Have you cleaned oil fired boilers this term?
  • Do you know where to isolate water?
  • Are outside toilet heaters working?

December:

  • Oil storage tanks topped up?
  • Does anywhere need draining for holidays?  If you need a contractor to drain down for Christmas book early!
  • Check for dripping taps and overflows.
  • Are low temperature HWS & showers working correctly?
  • Out of hours contact list up to date?

January:

  • Is security lighting switching at correct times?
  • Check heating clock & optimiser settings
  • Are heating & HWS controls set to ‘normal’?
  • Has fire alarm been checked and batteries topped up?
  • Are boiler flow settings correct?
  • Are toilet extractor fans working?
  • Have you cleaned oil fired boilers this term?
  • How often are urinals flushing?
  • Flush all WC’s with lids closed
  • Run showers & low use outlets for 5 minutes
  • Are low temperature HWS & showers working correctly?