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Keeping your home warm in winter

Keeping your home warm in winter

06 November 2017

Our top tips for keeping your home warm in winter

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How to Avoid Plumbing Problems in Winter

How to Avoid Plumbing Problems in Winter

17 October 2017

The best advice for avoiding a plumbing disaster this winter

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Your Plumber awarded Safecontractor recognition

Your Plumber awarded Safecontractor recognition

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?

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Our Water Saving Tips

Our Water Saving Tips

10 February 2017

Save money on your water bills with thees handy tips

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Tips for avoiding plumbing disasters this Winter

Tips for avoiding plumbing disasters this Winter

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.

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Dangerous gas appliances found in one-fifth of privately rented homes

Dangerous gas appliances found in one-fifth of privately rented homes

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.

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Why it costs £425 more to keep women warm during winter than it does men

Why it costs £425 more to keep women warm during winter than it does men

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!

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Why having students at home means you have duties under gas regulations

Why having students at home means you have duties under gas regulations

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.

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A simple guide to landlords’ legal responsibilities to gas safety

A simple guide to landlords’ legal responsibilities to gas safety

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.

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The key differences between a gas safety check and a maintenance service

The key differences between a gas safety check and a maintenance service

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.

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