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Childrens’ playground gets the Kersten treatment. Moss beware!

A rubber mat surface at a childrens’ playground in South Wales gets the Kersten treatment. A K1500 with standard five-row combibrush quickly removes the moss and debris.  Moss tends to grow in damp, shaded conditions where debris collects and is attached to the damp surface. The combination of shade, damp and debris provides the perfect growing environment for […]

Hoaf ThermHIT 75 Infra Red Weed Burner

Hoaf ThermHIT 75 Infra Red Weed Burner

HOAF Infrared Technology is a market leader in the field of ecological vegetation control in public places and in agriculture.Thanks to years of experience with burner technology and the wide range of products, HOAF Infrared Technology is able to come up with a efficient solution for each specific demand. The weed burning principles of the […]

Tough jobs need tough tools

Tough jobs need tough tools

Faced with siding out footpaths along a busy country road, a team of workmen used the formidable UBS 14 with the heavy duty WKB 50 weedbrush. The low vibration machine can be used for lengthy periods and makes light work of the most stubborn weeds and moss.

The K1500 on a badly moss affected tennis court.

The K1500 on a badly moss affected tennis court.

This tennis court provides a good test of the machines capabilities.

T H White at Redditch try a K1500

Eager to try the Kersten K1500 for themselves, T H White staff tackle a mossy footpath at their Redditch HQ. Using the Weedbrush to eliminate the worst affected areas, then following up with the sweeper attachment and collector. The end result is clear paths with no danger of slipping.  

Kersten People

Chris Faulkner Managing Director Chris studied Agricultural Engineering at Berkshire College of Agriculture and has been involved with machinery for the maintenance of the outdoors for nearly 30 years, achieving outstanding sales success both for himself and for the companies and products he has represented. Selling domestic garden machinery to heavy plant, he has been […]

New Season Nears

New Season Nears

Already buds are appearing and even if there is still a chance of snow, Spring is not far away. That means preparing for the activities associated with lighter evenings. If you have garden equipment that’s been stored away in dark places, now may be the time to seek it out and make sure it is […]

Fleet Expands

Fleet Expands

Fridays are always on our mind. When the phone first rings on a Monday, there is a constant demand for Friday sweeps. So much so that we have expanded our fleet of sweepers and employ additional operators. In addition to our road going Scarab Monic and Scarab Merlin sweepers we also have powered, pedestrian walk-behind sweepers either with […]

“Kersten machine’s extensive range easily fulfilled our machine hire needs”

“Kersten machine’s extensive range easily fulfilled our machine hire needs”

Chris Faulkner, MD of Kersten UK writes:  Ian Monaghan of Oldham City Council Street Scene hired aUBS16 with 50cm heavy duty weedbrush for two months. I asked him at the initial contact why he had chosen Kersten? “To comply with European directives” Ian explained, “we needed to find a way to remove weed and moss growth from Oldham’s […]

DemoPark 2013 in Eisenach, Germany

DemoPark 2013 in Eisenach, Germany

DemoPark has grown to be the largest open-air exhibition for the professionals who operate in the lawn maintenance, landscaping industries and for local authorities and municipalities in Europe. The exhibition programme of DemoPark + DemoGolf comprises the maintenance and construction of ground and green spaces, landscaping, sport facilities as well as for golf courses. In […]