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Dust and Dirt Containmnent Products

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The transfer of dirt and dust from working areas into clean occupied areas can damage your reputation and can lead to unhappy clients.

Protec stock the award winning, patented ZipWall temporary screening system and screening materials to ensure complete dust and dirt containment in your work environment.

We also stock tacky mats and disposable overshoes to prevent ground-based contamination.

Our range of dust and dirt containment products includes both Flame Retardant LPCB Approved and Non Flame Retardant grades.

Recent Dust and Dirt Containmnent Products news from our blog

Protect Your Floors During Renovation

It is often said that "your home is your castle". Every homeowner can attest to this belief, but when your castle is being renovated, it can feel like your beloved kingdom is under attack. Walls suddenly disappear, strange people making loud noises and your sacred room becomes unrecognizable as it just disappears. A plumber calls for the fourth time to say he can't make it and your contractor casually informs you that you're £2,000 over budget.Ensuring your home is protected during builds is vital and can prevent missed deadlines and over-spend on budgets: My Beloved Carpets Thankfully when it comes…

Knocking a wall down? Use Zipwall to stop the dust and debris spreading

When knocking down a temporary stud wall in the home, use ZipWall to ensure dust and debris do not spread beyond the immediate work area.Such problems can occur when knocking through something like plaster board or brick, which is going to be dusty. To stop the spread throughout the house the 'Zippole' Kit can be used to screen off any doorways. <!--more--> The ZipPole Kit is quick and easy to install with minimal fuss, and with the aid of the ‘zipper kit’, access…

Dust Screening Protection during construction

Limit dust while sanding floors or walls during redecoration or refurbishmentWhether your redecorating your walls with a new lick of paint or sanding off your floors, the resultant dust can be an absolute mess. Take a look a how to stop the spread of dust.When carrying out redecoration of a room and any plastering of walls and ceilings, sometimes they need to be filled and sanded to smoothen any rough patches. This often means that things are going to get dusty! There's no way round dust being made but there are certainly steps that can be taken to limit the mess…

Alternative Uses for Zipwall Props

The Zipwall props and accessories stocked by Protec are primarily supplied and used for temporary screening applications, indeed much of our marketing effort on this product range is geared toward informing contractors and clients alike of the extensive benefits of using the Zipwall screening system in place of inferior temporary screening systems, wooden hoarding or no screening at all.Zipwall is a fantastic screening system that allows the user to construct a dust screen quickly and easily without the need of ladders, tape or timber but aside from screening…

Factory Partitioning With Promesh

 Temporary Factory Partitioning Solutions for Live Factory EnvironmentsProtec have been helping various contractors with temporary protection for over 20 years. In that time, the situation where maintenance, repair or refurb contractors have requested solutions to screen off areas of a live warehouse or factory have come up numerous times.Under CDM regulations 2007 (Construction Design and Management legislation, any project over either 30 days or 500 man hours has to be notified to the Health and Safety Executive and then these regulations adhered to), you have to create a barrier between a live factory floor and the project area.The solution that is often turned to is heras…

Dust Control Solutions

Protec's Dust Control Solutions:Dust from power tools, sanding and dry sweeping causes all sorts of lung diseases, from lung cancers to silicosis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disorders to asthma. In fact, around 1.8 million construction workers are regularly exposed to dust, which means that they are one of the most at-risk groups of these sorts of diseases. Therefore, protecting construction workers from dust should be at the forefront of project managers minds. What is the best way to protect those who are living in a premise whilst construction is taking place? The HSE recommends:Less cutting, instead choose products which are already…

Home Improvement Checklist

Before You Make Your Home Your Castle: How to Avoid Damage During A DIY ProjectEdward Coke once famously said “a man’s house is his castle”. This old English proverb was later challenged by Alexander Chase in 1966 who stated that “a man’s house is his castle until the queen arrives”.  So, when making any changes to your castle, it is important to consider the rest of the family to avoid upsetting anyone.When you have a home renovation or DIY project, the excitement of getting rid of the old and in with the new without considering the rest of the castle or…

ZipWall Kit: 10 Reasons Why You Need One

We didn’t need to spend long writing what we think makes the ZipWall Kit amazing as our customers love it so much they have told us all about it. From tradesmen to DIY’ers, project managers on Construction sites to customers who are having their property renovated, here is why they think the ZipWall is great:1)     ZipPole Stops Dust Particles from Spreading“I'm renovating a house and it helps keep the dust and dirt in the parts where I'm working away from the rest of the house.” Nicky J2)     Prevents Dust Aggravated Asthma During Renovation Projects“My husband and I both suffer…

Considerate Builders Are Using TrapMats

Are you a considerate builder?The impact of refurbishment on the home is huge. Intrusion, noise, dust and dirt are all part and parcel of a renovation project that may deter some customers from pursuing a refurbishment. Whether your client is acquiring an extension, a new conservatory or simply a new fireplace, there are a number of ways in which you can minimalise these, to ensure a smooth and satisfactory development.Using a dirt trap mat is a great way to prevent the mess you create from spreading throughout the house. Place them at all main doorway entrances to catch dirt…