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Welcome to Surestop, the modern alternative to the brass stopcock – now you can turn off your mains water supply with the flick of a switch. Thousands of homes around the UK are protected with a Surestop – is yours?
Fitting a Surestop can prevent…
We’ve all been guilty of it! Making a swift judgement based on a first impression. And research by Watersafe recognised this is no different to how some people select their heating & plumbing engineer. The study reveals cases of installer selection based on age and estimated cost, with no consideration given towards credentials or qualifications. With the risk of ruthless cowboy installers taking advantage, it does raise concerns that maybe we are being too lenient with who we hire to fix our pipe works.
The Buy-to-Let market experienced considerable growth throughout the past five years. If you are reading this article you may be someone who contributed to this growth, either by adding to your existing portfolio or investing in your first property.
Ideally, you will have landed your dream tenants who treat the property with the utmost respect and care. Unfortunately, this is not always the case and even the most perfect tenants cannot prevent unforeseen damage. Determining responsibility for said damage can poise many grey areas and uncertainty on who is liable for restoration and damage costs.
Property maintenance is essential if you want to keep your property in a good condition. Negligence in dealing with small repairs runs the risk of escalating into major issues. For instance, a small drip can result in significant water damage if it is not fixed. Whether you’re a homeowner, landlord or tenant taking charge and protecting your property will benefit your home.