British Summertime - such as it is - officially ended on the 23rd of September and, just over a week later, there’s already a nip in the air as we once again wake up to dark mornings. As well as signalling an end to open windows, barbecues and long days, this time of year is all about getting ready for winter - and that includes your home. During the English Winter, cold weather can wreak havoc on your home - and your wallet. We’ve put together our guide to the things you can do now to get your home ready for the onslaught.
As Winter approaches, there’s lots to look forward to; from Halloween and bonfires to the magic of Christmas. Unfortunately, during the Winter, many landlords can also look forward to endless calls from tenants regarding dodgy heating and a lack of hot water. As a landlord, making sure that your rental properties are Winter ready can save you a lot of time and hassle. We’ve put together our guide to doing just that.
Next up in our Getting Your Property Ready for Winter series we look at general property maintenance and what you can do to make sure your home stays in tip-top condition throughout the colder months. Just a few simple things could prevent common problems during a cold snap and keep you and your family warm and stress free this winter.
As the colder weather sets in there are some important things to consider when looking after the interior and exterior of your home, especially in frost and snow. Our Getting Your Property Ready for Winter series will help you identify potential vulnerabilities when Jack Frost arrives and offers handy advice on why prevention is the best cure.
Ensuring you have sufficient insulation and ventilation will not only keep you comfortable in your home this winter, but it will also save you money on bills.
In September, the government confirmed various measures that will be in place over the winter months to support renters. While much of what was announced was simply extending or amending existing measures, the announcement will still have provided some relief for nervous tenants.
As the holidays approach, you may be starting to think about going away for some winter sun, or visiting family and friends over the festive period. But while you’re away, there are a few things to consider when you’re leaving your property unattended.
As a landlord, you should ensure you look after your property all year round to prevent problems occurring.
When you buy a new place to live, moving home is one of the most stressful parts of the process. While exciting, it can also be incredibly hard work, and many people decide to hire the services of a removal firm to help them out. But is this always the best option for you? Here are some of the main pros and cons of using a removal company to help you decide.
In a few weeks, Christmas will be here. If you’re planning a trip away to see family and friends, getting your rented property ready for your departure is a great way to give you extra peace of mind. Even if your time away from the property is short, winter comes with a host of potentially problematic situations, so it’s advisable to prepare before you set off.