If There’s a Musty Smell, Call the Damp Specialist

That “Old House” Smell Means a Problem That Needs Putting Right

Some people dismiss a musty smell as an inevitable feature of an older house. But it is indicative of a problem that could damage your home and your health.

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5 Fire Risk Hazards Not to Ignore

Be Alert to These Common Hazards in Homes and Businesses

Fire kills around 300 people every year in the UK. Being aware of common hazards could save your life and those of your loved ones.

The UK has a fire safety […]

By |March 9th, 2018|Maintenance|Comments Off on 5 Fire Risk Hazards Not to Ignore

Improving The Rental Value of Your Property

When you’re a landlord there’s a lot of things that you have to consider, from insurance to décor, maintenance to letting fees.. but have you ever considered the flooring in your rental property? The answer most times to […]

By |October 23rd, 2017|Landlords, Maintenance|Comments Off on Improving The Rental Value of Your Property

Tenant Windfall: Landlords Forced to Upgrade

Approximately 10% of landlords in England and Wales currently let homes that they will be banned from letting without upgrades starting 1st April, 2018. As part of the government’s scheme to reduce the environmental footprint of the […]

By |March 2nd, 2015|Landlords, Legal, Maintenance|Comments Off on Tenant Windfall: Landlords Forced to Upgrade

How Does the 2011 Energy Act Affect Landlords?

In 2011 the government enacted new energy efficiency standards for properties being rented out by landlords in England and Wales. This legislation makes it illegal for landlords to rent out properties without a suitable level of energy […]

By |March 2nd, 2015|Landlords, Legal, Maintenance|Comments Off on How Does the 2011 Energy Act Affect Landlords?
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    Unsuitable Cavity Wall Insulation Causing Major Damage: Warranty Denied

Unsuitable Cavity Wall Insulation Causing Major Damage: Warranty Denied

Cavity Wall Insulation is a centrepiece of the government’s energy efficiency scheme, funded in large part by the nation’s energy companies. It involves insulating the wall cavities of millions of UK homes with blow-in insulation with the […]

By |February 27th, 2015|Legal, Maintenance|Comments Off on Unsuitable Cavity Wall Insulation Causing Major Damage: Warranty Denied

Mould: How it Occurs and What You Can Do To Prevent It.

A common complaint among both homeowners and tenants alike is the unsightly (and potentially dangerous) growth of mould.   Common no matter the season, it’s to be expected in a country with as much annual rainfall as Britain, but armed […]

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    Decoration and Renovation Tips for Seaford Buy to Let Landlords – Part 1

Decoration and Renovation Tips for Seaford Buy to Let Landlords – Part 1

When you purchase an Seaford rental property, it’s unlikely to be in a state where you can immediately start renting it out. This is particularly true if you got […]

By |February 18th, 2014|Maintenance, Seaford|0 Comments

Furniture & Furnishings Fire Safety

Furniture and furnishings supplied in rental accommodation must comply with The Furniture and Furnishings (Fire) (Safety) Regulations 1988 (as amended).

Some materials used to fill or cover furniture, particularly older and second hand furniture, may be a fire […]

By |August 17th, 2013|Maintenance|Comments Off on Furniture & Furnishings Fire Safety

Condensation Related Black Spot Mould

As a Seaford letting agent you need to be aware of the dangers of mould in your Seaford property. it’s not news that Landlords who ignore the signs of […]

By |July 24th, 2013|Eastbourne, Maintenance|Comments Off on Condensation Related Black Spot Mould