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This article highlights the best ways to reduce the risk of future problems and unnecessary expenses with some handy advice for protecting your home in these colder months.
E-bikes and e-scooters have been associated with more than a hundred fires already this year, some of which have been fatal.
The Guardian reported in May 2023 that there had been 102 fires associated with e-bikes and scooters so far, with at least 190 injured and eight people killed.
You have finally decided to fly the nest, leave the safety of your parents’ home and move into your first rented property.
This can be a very exciting time, but also quite daunting.
There are so many things to consider and it is easy to overlook some of the less obvious ones – luckily we are here to help with our top tips for first time renters.
It’s a fact of life that pests and vermin can sometimes invade your living space – whether this be annoying insects, rodents scurrying around, or other unwanted creatures. But who bears the responsibility for tackling these unwelcome guests in a rented property?
A new scheme will commence in England and Wales on the 4th of May under...
Having smoke alarms fitted and testing these regularly. It could be a good idea to set yourself a weekly reminder to test the alarms and ensure that you never take out the batteries, even if it were to go off unintentionally!
If your neighbour is making a noise that is causing you distress you are...
It is not always easy but when you are hunting for a house, whether it be as a potential landlord or tenant looking for a new home but try not to get too attached early on. Horizon Lets have some top tips to help you get the most out of any visit so that your heart doesn’t overrule your head and cause you to overlook any problems. The way to ensure you make the right decision is to view as many properties as possible, gain experience in viewing and understand what information you should be gathering. You can also use the tools which you have before you physically view the property such as Street View and Google Earth which can give you a good insight.
As tenants your responsibility doesn’t end when you decide to leave the...
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