Advice, Home, Infestation, Information

Infestations in the home

Infestations in the home – who is responsible for dealing with it?   Occasionally, disrepair in the home can lead to infestations i.e. ants, mice, rats etc Infestations refer to pests and vermin in the home which cause distress, affect the health and safety of the tenants or are a general nuisance. It is not… Continue reading Infestations in the home

Advice, Condensation, Home, Information

Condensation

Have you ever been sat in a packed car in cold weather, notice how the windows become quickly full of condensation, especially if no windows are open and there is no fresh air flowing through? The same can also happen in your home in the Winter. Whilst the temperature of the house is a lot… Continue reading Condensation

Advice, Damp, Home, Information, mould

The decorating ritual

December is upon us, so for most of us that means the annual struggle to dig the Christmas decorations out from the loft or under the stairs. The nights get darker, you find yourself going out less and spending more time indoors, you start to look around your home at the little jobs that need… Continue reading The decorating ritual

Advice, Home, Information, mould

Should you use bleach to kill mould?

Should you use bleach to kill mould? The short answer is no. You may have come across some mould somewhere in your house, and you think to yourself, ‘well I can clean that with a bit of bleach, bleach kills everything! Right?!’ Wrong. Bleach is a chemical, it is corrosive, the gas from bleach can… Continue reading Should you use bleach to kill mould?

Advice, Home, Information

Is your home Winter ready?

Winter is here, dark nights, freezing temperatures, wet and windy weather. When we leave the house, we wrap up warm, hat, scarf, gloves, umbrella and a thick coat. So, if we spend that much time getting ourselves winter ready, why not our homes!? There are some small things you can do now to help protect… Continue reading Is your home Winter ready?

Advice, Home, Information

Blown and Damaged Windows

Ever wondered what causes the mist between windows?Perhaps you have some windows like this in your home?The fogging can seem to get worse then go away, then come back. It can be particularly bad in colder weather, this is a big indication that you have what is called a ‘blown seal’.Moisture can collect between a… Continue reading Blown and Damaged Windows