All Posts in Tag: fire

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Why smoke alarms are so important

Smoke Alarms – Since October 2015, it became mandatory for smoke alarms to be fitted on the floors of all rental properties. This also applies to carbon monoxide alarms (in rooms using solid fuels- such as a coal fire or wood burning stove). Landlords must make sure that smoke/carbon monoxide alarms are working on the…

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fire prevention week 2017

Fire Prevention Week 2017

As it is Fire Prevention  Day and Fire Prevention Week, here at Stuarts we just wanted to remind you of a few things you can do both as Tenants and Landlords to help prevent fires in the home. About half of all fires are caused by carelessness or lack of common sense. Here are a…

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Tenants responsibilities in a rented property

Change a Light Day – What are tenants responsibilities?

The 1st October is ‘Change a Light Day’ Tenants responsibilities in a property include certain types of repairs.  These include changing the light bulbs, keeping the gulleys and  drains clear, maintaining the gardens and testing the smoke alarms.  If there are any carbon monoxide alarms fitted, these will also need to be tested.  This information…

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