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17 October 2017
The best advice for avoiding a plumbing disaster this winter
09 October 2017
As a Landlord, Property Manager or other business, what measures do you have in place to ensure your contractors are operating in a safe manor?
10 February 2017
Save money on your water bills with thees handy tips
14 December 2016
We’re at that time of year when the weather can change from being relatively mild to quickly plunge into sub-zero temperatures.
06 November 2016
Gas Safe have discovered unsafe gas appliances in one-fifth (21 per cent) of privately-rented accommodation - which means that 2.7 million people could be living in dangerous housing.
31 October 2016
Control of the thermostat is often a cause for disagreement in many homes. A recent survey has calculated that the difference in temperatures preferred by women compared to men costs up to £425 a year more in heating bills!
14 June 2016
In the context of gas safety, the term ‘landlord’ is most commonly associated with owners of domestic flats and houses that are rented either privately or through a letting agent.
However, when it comes to duties under gas safe regulations, the term ‘landlord’ has a wider meaning than some realise.
10 May 2016
The legal framework for gas regulation is set out in the Gas Safety (Installation and Use) Regulations 1998. Under Regulation 36, landlords are determined to have two main duties:
(1) To ensure gas fittings and flues are maintained and in safe condition. (2) To ensure an annual safety check is carried out on each gas appliance/flue.
09 May 2016
There is often confusion as to the differences between a routine maintenance service and a gas safety check or inspection. This is especially the case for landlords who have added legal duties.
26 April 2016
There is much confusion and debate regarding the interpretation of landlords’ responsibilities when it comes to legionella testing in rental properties. Guidance on the HSE website even appears contradictory in places.