It is our policy that all Maintenance reported is acted upon within 24-hours, this is dependent upon the nature of the fault reported. Maintenance can usually be split into two categories: Urgent and Non-urgent. Non-Urgent Maintenance can also be split into a further category of On-Going and Preventative Maintenance. The following explanations are a brief … Continue reading “SAMS ACCOMMODATION MAINTENANCE”
2.PVCu WINDOWS: HANDLES This is our latest posting in a series of helpful Preventative Maintenance Tips to help extend the life of PVCu Windows:
We have just received a delivery of 6 bottles of bubbly from very grateful client! It was our pleasure to help but it’s so nice to be appreciated.
A big thank you to our lovely tenant Gerri for the wonderful flowers and chocs. A really kind gesture and much appreciated.
On February 17th 2018, the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) issued a consultation document inviting views from individual landlords, landlord associations, tenants and tenant groups, letting agents, electricians, local authorities, fire and rescue authorities and electrical safety groups. This follows recommendations made by a Private Rented Sector (PRS) Electrical Safety Standards Working … Continue reading “PRIVATE RENTED SECTOR ELECTRICAL SAFETY”
PVCU WINDOWS: INTRODUCTION When PVCu Double Glazed Windows first came on the market they were widely advertised as the answer to every homeowners prayers with regard to being maintenance free. This is in fact true to a certain extent as the frames are now uv stable and do not require any painting. Anyone who is … Continue reading “LANDLORDS: SAVE MONEY WITH OUR MONEY-SAVING TIPS”
The Government has announced plans to reform the Mandatory Licensing of Houses in Multiple Occupation (HMO’s) in the private rented sector in England, subject to parliamentary clearance, by extending the scope of HMO Licensing. These changes are expected to come into force in April 2018 and will crack down on bad practices, stamp out overcrowding … Continue reading “Reform of Licensing of Houses In Multiple Occupation”
If you are a Landlord or homeowner, household repairs can add up to a substantial amount over time, but with a little bit of care and thought a number of these repairs can be avoided or the life expectancy of an item extended. SAMS Accommodation has over 30 years of experience dealing with rental properties … Continue reading “LANDLORDS: SAVE MONEY WITH OUR MONEY-SAVING TIPS”
The Government still looks likely to implement changes to the rules affecting properties with a low rating of F and G which would come into effect on 1st April 2018. It is still not 100% certain, but if you have a property with this rating it is important that you are aware that if this … Continue reading “LANDLORDS: LATEST UPDATE ON ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATES (EPC’S)”