A rough day before storm Erik approaches. Not a good day for sunbathing but the raw beauty is apparent with the force of nature.
Place something suitable under the leak to catch the water Isolate the water supply (normally at stop tap outside the property), but in some instances there could be a service valve under the toilet/sink/bath which can be closed and the main service switched back on. Remove all items from the affected … Continue reading “EMERGENCY WATER LEAKS”
In our experience in over 32 years of property management and years before that in the construction trade the use of vinyl silk paint comes with an added problem not immediately associated with this product. We can without doubt contribute the forming of mould and condensation on walls which have been painted with … Continue reading “LANDLORDS: DO YOU KNOW ABOUT THE CONDENSATION TRAP WITH VINYL SILK PAINT?”
HOW TO STOP AN OUTSIDE TAP FROM FREEZING: This is a good example of how to help protect an outside tap from freezing. This set-up is an option if you require to use the tap throughout the winter period. If you do not want to use the tap, it would be better to isolate the … Continue reading “FREEZING PIPES”
We are the only 100% independent letting specialist in the Plymstock and surrounding areas. For over 32 years we have built our reputation on an easy and transparent service with no hidden costs. Why not pop in and visit our offices where we can listen to your requirements and discuss our services. There is ample … Continue reading “LANDLORD’S SPECIAL OFFER”
CENTRAL HEATING BOILER FAILURE: Check power to boiler is on & other parts of property (fuse in main consumer unit) Check the overflow pipe (outside) is not frozen. First switch off boiler, use a hot kettle of water applied over the pipe or a hairdryer to unfreeze the pipe. This may be required several times … Continue reading “EMERGENCY WINTER TIP: BOILER FAILURE”