Risking DIY – is it really worth it?

With the sun continuing to shine (hopefully it will stay that way) thousands of Brits turn their hand to DIY. Predictably many home improvement and DIY projects are responsible for thousands of hospital visits a year. Understanding what you can tackle yourself and when to call in an expert handyman is key to yourDIY success. Read More

Ensure that your new property is GAS SAFE

Ensure your new property is Gas Safe You can’t always be sure when the appliances and pipework in your new property were last serviced and checked. Your vendor should be able to provide you with a Gas Safety Record showing that a suitably qualified Gas Safe registered engineer has checked the gas installation pipework and appliances. If Read More

Escape from the DIY this Bank Holiday

The August Bank Holiday is on the way again!  This is one of the most popular time for many of us to carry out those traditional DIY tasks around the house – A report commissioned on DIY habits revealed however that 75% of people delay crucial home maintenance tasks and put them ‘on the long Read More

One In Three Households Struggle To Find A Good Plumber

Research released this week has revealed that for homeowners across the country, plumbers are the most difficult tradespeople to find. 27% of UK homeowners said that it had been ‘ Really difficult’ to find a plumber. In comparison, only 7% struggled to find a qualified trades person for other tasks such as tiling, flooring or Read More

Breathe Life Back Into Your Home Office

It’s been back to school and back to work for many in the last few weeks. If you work from home, you might well be feeling bored of your office area and could do with a much needed makeover to make you feel more energised and as a result, much more productive. For those of Read More

What To Do When Tenants Vacate A Property Leaving Devastation !

-Tenancies and the role of the landlord- Tenants who have not properly looked after and maintained the property is a nightmare for any landlord. As a landlord, it is essential to keep your property in a good condition which in turn helps your house keep its value and reduces the amount of costly repairs you’ll Read More

0800 Handyman Spring Maintenance Tips

So after the storms over Easter it is the perfect time to reassess your property and draw up a list of essential maintenance tasks to ensure that your property remains in optimum condition and retains its value. As spring arrives, it brings with it warmer weather and longer days. That means it’s a great time Read More

Mothers Day- Give Mum A Break From The DIY!

Mothers Day is almost upon us once again and whilst men up and down the country are engaged in a last minute battle for flowers and cards a recent survey highlights a interesting emerging trend. If you thought DIY was just for the boys, think again.Some 60 per cent of women in the UK say Read More

0800 Handyman The Landlords Friend

It’s not easy being a landlord these days. Despite the protestations of certain sections of the media, managing a property or property portfolio is a full time job and one which is becoming significantly more challenging. Increasing bureaucracy and punitive charging and regulations imposed on the sector means that any decision must be carefully considered. Read More

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