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SPRING CLEANING: Why a spring clean is worthwhile
on 18 May 2018
A spring clean is well worth doing in every yard, a couple of small touches can make a huge difference for safety, hygiene and appearance

Every yard has its own function and purpose. No matter what function your yard has, doing a spring clean is always worthwhile.

The overall appearance of a stable yard gives people their first impression of it and of the people running it. Make sure the entrance and driveway look neat and tidy. Mowing the grass and keeping the weeds at bay can make a huge difference. If a more long-term solution for your driveway is needed, Mark Cadam Ltd have a number of different options for resurfacing lanes and driveways.

PLANTING

Small flower beds and some planting can go a long way. Planting some daffodils or snowdrops might be all you need or you could consider professional services. Caragh Nurseries offer a range of options from buying online or in store, to having their design team come out and help you, there are a number of hassle-free ways to make your property look that little bit more inviting.

HYGIENE

The health and well-being of horses is a priority in every yard. A spring clean gives you an opportunity to clean and disinfect equipment, helping to reduce the risk of bacteria building up and causing skin irritation or infection.

Cleaning and disinfecting stables is also important when it comes to creating the best environment possible for your horse. Sometimes a tin of paint is all you need and sometimes you need a professional option. Pat Moran of Naas Industrial Cleaning offers a range of services, including steam cleaning and fumigating, to help get your stables as clean as possible.

Professional painting is often worth considering, especially for exterior of barns and farm buildings. O’Brien painting contractors specialise in painting stud farms, interior and exterior walls and hay barns.

FIELD SAFETY

Well-fenced fields and paddocks are essential when it comes to keeping horses safe. The market is filled with different options to suit all budgets. McNamara Fencing have eight equine specific fencing and gate options, including post and rail, electric fencing and flexible rail.

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