Do you suffer from geriatric building syndrome?

The challenge of prolonging the life of aging buildings Without heating or hot and cold water a building is uninhabitable. That’s why today’s Managing Agent has to manage the potential threat of losing critical services. Yet, escalating service charges are … Continue reading

The benefits of planned heating maintenance

With our busy day to day lives the majority of us like to plan ahead and be prepared as much as we possibly can.  This may mean diarising social events, or keeping on top of meetings to ensure work commitments … Continue reading

Are you using a competent Gas Safe company?

Gas is fundamentally unsafe yet used all over the UK in both domestic and commercial premises, but over the past 26 years the Regulations, Registers and best practices have improved, reducing the number of gas related incidents and more particularly … Continue reading

Keeping residents warm this winter

With colder weather setting in and the chance of freezing temperatures this winter, one thing every Managing Agent needs to get right is heating. The demand on boiler plant and district heating rises as outside temperatures drop. Small faults can … Continue reading

Asbestos – surely this won’t affect me or mine!

We find it amazing that although it has been used for centuries, and during the industrial revolution to a far greater extent – it was finally diagnosed as responsible for deaths by the early 1900’s – yet it took the … Continue reading