5 Ways to Soundproof Your Home

There are two types of soundproofing. One is sound absorbing, which soaks up the vibrations before they can pass from place to place. Two is sound blocking, which reduces or stops the transfer of sound. Let’s look at five ways absorbing and blocking sound can leave you with a peaceful home.

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Tenant or Landlord Responsibility: Infestations

If you have a problem with pests then there is usually a problem with the property. You may want to run and hide but it’s time to figure out where the problem is and when it started to occur. This will give the best opportunity to figure out who is responsible for the infestation. Pests and vermins can range from the classic mice and rat problems, to ant, flea, bedbug, mite issues, and everyone’s favourite, cockroaches.

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Red Flags Signalling A Run-Down Property

When viewing a property whether it is to rent or to buy you should always be on the lookout for any problems that are likely to occur in the future or may in fact already be an issue. The potential problems for an older property are endless and something that should be in the front of any potential renter or owner's mind. Here’s a list of a few red flags that may signal that the property you want to rent or buy is run down:

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5 Services Every Independent Landlord Should Invest In

Although many Landlords opt to have their property managed by an Agent there are also many to choose to be independent and manage their properties themselves. If this is the case, to make things somewhat easier the Landlord should ensure that they invest their money wisely into different covers and services as they don’t have the safety net of the Agents maintenance contacts to fall back onto. This ensures that a Landlord is fulfilling their contractual obligations and keeping their tenants happy. Here are five services that every independent Landlord should invest in:

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