With the school holiday season here, schools are enjoying a well-deserved break. During the holidays, it is important to ensure that the school’s exterior are well-maintained and clean. Exterior cleaning not only enhances the overall appearance of the school but also maintains the building and ensures that when students return they have a safe, healthy and productive environment to learn in.One of the crucial aspects of exterior cleaning at schools is pressure washing. The accumulated grime, dirt, and mold on the render, walkways, carparks and pavings can make the school look unkempt. Pressure washing can effectively remove these contaminants, leaving the exterior looking fresh and inviting. Additionally, pressure washing helps prevent the growth of algae and mold, which can be a safety hazard if left unattended.

Another important aspect of exterior cleaning is window cleaning. Clean windows not only allow natural light to enter the classrooms but also improve the overall aesthetics of the building. During the holiday period, school windows can accumulate dirt, dust, and fingerprints. Thoroughly cleaning the windows ensures that students and staff have a clear view of the outside world when they return.Graffiti removal is another crucial task during the holiday period. Unfortunately, schools often become targets for vandals, leaving behind unsightly graffiti. The holiday break provides an excellent opportunity to remove any graffiti and restore the school’s exterior to its original state. Prompt removal of graffiti not only improves the overall appearance but also sends a message that vandalism will not be tolerated.In addition to these tasks, it is important to ensure that the school’s outdoor areas are well-maintained. This includes regular mowing of the lawns, trimming of bushes, and removing any debris. A clean and well-maintained outdoor area creates a welcoming environment for students and staff, enhancing their overall experience at the school.

Render Cleaning Service

Render Clean at Academy


Moreover, school holidays are the perfect time to inspect and clean the school’s gutters and downspouts. Gutters that are clogged with leaves and debris can lead to water damage and flooding, which can be costly to repair. Regular cleaning and maintenance of gutters ensure that rainwater is properly channeled away from the building, protecting the school’s foundation.Finally, ensuring that the school’s exterior is well-lit is of utmost importance, especially during the winter months when daylight is limited. Broken or dimmed exterior lights can pose a safety risk, making it difficult for students and staff to navigate the premises. Checking and replacing any faulty lights during the holiday period ensures a safe environment for everyone.In conclusion, exterior cleaning at schools during the holiday period is essential for maintaining a clean, safe, and inviting environment. Pressure washing, window cleaning, graffiti removal, outdoor maintenance, gutter cleaning, and ensuring proper lighting are all important tasks that should be prioritized. By investing time and effort into the school’s exterior, we can create a positive and conducive learning environment for students and staff when they return from their well-deserved break.


If you would like to discuss how Brooklands can help with all your exterior cleaning requirements at your school, academy or university get in touch with our team today on 0800 292 23 25 or email enquiries@brooklandsgroup.co.uk.