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Japanese Knotweed in UK

In Blog by John Antill

Introduction Japanese Knotweed are invasive non native plants that has been causing havoc in the United Kingdom for decades. Its relentless growth, destructive nature, and resilience have earned it the title of one of the most troublesome plants in the United Kingdom (UK). In this ‘Japanese Knotweed in UK’ article we will explore the various aspects of Japanese Knotweed including …

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Tips On How To Save Energy In The Home

In Blog by John Antill

Save Money And The Environment Homeowners are increasingly looking for tips on how to save energy in the home, while also reducing their carbon footprint This, in turn, helps to preserve the environment and ensure that future generations have access to the resources they need. This article provides a comprehensive guide on how you could save energy at home, lower …

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How Much Does a Home Buyer’s Survey Cost?

In Blog by Mark Trett

If you’re planning to purchase a new home, you may have been recommended a home buyers survey or are wondering if a house survey is necessary and how much it will cost you. This article will give you a thorough understanding of house survey costs and answer the question of how much is a home buyers survey. We will also …

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How To Get Rid Of Fleas In House

In Blog by John Antill

How To Get Rid Of Fleas In House Flea Infestation Are you experiencing a flea infestation in your home? Depending on where you live a wide range of diseases may be spread by fleas to people. Before we share a few tips on how to get rid of fleas in your home, it’s important to understand a little bit about …

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What Is a Home Buyers Survey? Exploring the Benefits and Process

In Blog by Mark Trett

Are you in the process of buying a new home? If so, you may have heard about a home buyers survey or homebuyer report. But which survey should you get, and how can it benefit you as a buyer? In this article, we will explore the definition, process, benefits, and costs associated with a house survey. Understanding House Surveys Definition …

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For what reasons can a landlord keep my deposit UK?

In Blog by John Antill

Understanding Tenancy Deposits When you rent a property, it is common for the landlord or letting agent to request a deposit as a form of security against any potential damages or unpaid rent. Before delving into the reasons why a landlord or letting agent may retain your deposit, it is important to understand what a tenancy deposit is. It is …

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Tips for Landscaping Your Home for Maximum Curb Appeal

In Blog by John Antill

As the saying goes, “you never get a second chance to make a first impression.” The same holds true for your home. This article will give you essential ‘tips for landscaping your home for maximum curb appeal’. In this article, we’ll explore how to improve curb appeal, starting with why it matters. Understanding the Importance of Curb Appeal When it …

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Mould in Rented Property: What Tenants Need to Know

In Blog by John Antill

Introduction Mould is common in rental properties and can cause significant health issues for tenants. Unfortunately, many tenants do not know how to address the issue or what their rights are when it comes to dealing with mould in their rented homes (whether that is through the local authority, housing associations, or private landlords). In this ‘Mould in Rented Property: …

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A Comprehensive Rental Inspection Checklist for Landlords

In Blog by Mark Trett

If you’re a landlord, one of the most critical tasks you need to undertake is the rental inspection. Regular and thorough inspections allow you to keep key things about your property in top shape, ensure tenant safety, and maximise property value. Without a proper checklist, however, it’s easy to forget essential items or miss critical maintenance requirements. That’s why we’ve …

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Legionella Risk Factors and Assessment

In Blog by Mark Trett

Legionella Risk Factors and Assessment The Importance of Legionnaires Risk Assessment for Health and Safety Legionnaires’ disease can be found naturally in hot and cold water systems. There is a certain risk level for anyone that uses water, whether in a domestic, commercial, or industrial setting. As a result, health and safety regulators require regular Legionella risk assessments to be …