YEOVIL-BASED Helliar & Son has merged with a Yeovil cleaning equipment company.

Precision Cleaning Equipment, also based in Yeovil, became part of the Helliar Group of companies which includes Helliar & Son and Helliar Pest Control on September 1.

Precision Cleaning Equipment will now be known as Helliar Cleaning Equipment, and will be based in the Helliar & Son premises in Lufton Heights, Yeovil.

The merger allows Helliar & Son to provide an additional service to customers by supplying specialised pressure washers and associated equipment and its owner Lee Bullen will remain with the company as its general manager, ensuring consistent service for its customers.

Garry Helliar, managing director, said, “This merger enables us to develop our services for new and existing customers who require a variety of cleaning and pest control services.

"We are delighted that Lee has joined us and look forward to working with him to serve the people of South Somerset and beyond.”

Helliar & Son provides professional cleaning services for homes and businesses; preventative and responsive pest control through Helliar Pest Control; and the supply of cleaning equipment through Helliar Cleaning Equipment. Based in Yeovil, it has over 80 years’ experience in the sector and serves customers across the South West.