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How Compliant is your Rental Property?
Admin / Mar 10, 2023 · 8 min read
As a landlord, you have a responsibility to ensure that your rental property is compliant with government regulations. This includes meeting certain standards for health and safety, as well as providing tenants with certain information and protections. Failing to comply with these requirements can result in fines, legal action, or damage to your reputation.
Why is an EPC rating important?
Admin / Feb 10, 2023 · 4 min read
As a property owner or manager, you may be aware of the importance of Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) for your building. An EPC is a document that provides information on the energy efficiency of a property, including its current rating and recommendations for improvement.
Boiler Issues: How to Keep Your Home Warm and Cozy
Admin / Jan 10, 2023 · 5 min read
Winter is upon us and there's nothing worse than waking up to a cold house on a frosty morning. A malfunctioning boiler can quickly put a damper on your day and leave you shivering in the cold. But don't despair, there are ways to keep your home warm and cozy, even when your boiler isn't working as it should.
15 Tips to Prepare Your Home for Winter
Admin / Dec 10, 2022 · 5 min read
As we are facing frosty mornings once again with winter coming into full effect, it is important to understand what can happen to your home and whether property maintenance or repairs are needed in preparation.
Why is it so tough to find a good building contractor?
Admin / Nov 10, 2022 · 5 min read
Choosing the right building contractor for your house-building or renovation needs isn’t as simple a task as it may seem – it can be incredibly difficult finding the right person or company for the job.
Property Maintenance: Prevention or Cure
Admin / Oct 10, 2022 · 5 min read
You've been told how crucial it is to maintain your home, as well as thousands of ways to do it, by your estate agents, mortgage lender and everyone on the Internet. But really, why is it so important?
Cost of living is increasing: How maintenance plays its part in reducing outgoings
Admin / Sep 10, 2022 · 5 min read
As the cost of living is increasing throughout the UK and the colder months of winter approach quickly, pro-actively maintaining your home is crucial to lowering your long-term repair costs.
Five Tips to Make Your Home Energy Efficient
Admin / Aug 10, 2022 · 5 min read
As the energy crisis continues to increase household energy bills, it’s time to think about how to make your house more efficient and sustainable in order to cut these costs and improve your energy performance.
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