How-To Guides


In this section we have included common property maintenance queries made by tenants. This is for general information and any queries should be directed to your property manager.

The videos are supplied courtesy of suppliers such as British Gas but any call-outs should be referred to your property manager as the landlord may have a home-care package through a specific supplier.

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How to Bleed a Radiator - British Gas
Tony Jones, a British Gas engineer, explains how to bleed a radiator if you are experiencing cold spots.

How to get the Best from your Storage Heaters - Energy Savings Trust
Energy Savings Trust explains how best to heat your home and save energy with storage heaters.


 

How to Check your Water Pressure - British Gas
Tony Jones, a British Gas engineer shows you how to check your boiler's water pressure should you lose heat or hot water

 

How to Reset your Fuse Box

 

Installing, maintaining and testing smoke alarms - Fire & Rescue Service
How to fit, maintain and test smoke alarms

Condensation - an NLA Guide
Controlling condensation and mould growth in residential property

 

How do Thermostatic Valves Work? - British Gas
Tony Jones, a British Gas engineer, explains how thermostatic radiator valves work

What to do if your Central Heating & Hot Water Stops Working - British Gas
Tony Jones, a British Gas engineer shows you simple steps to check if you have a fault.

 

Change the batteries in a wireless thermostats - John C Flood
How to change batteries in a wireless thermostat to adjust heating timers and temperature

Home security tips - Cheshire Constabulary
Tips and advice on keeping your home safe and secure from intruders

How to Locate and Read Your Water Meter
Tips and advice on keeping your home safe and secure from intruders

How to not loose your Tenancy Deposit
The Tenancy Deposit Scheme presents advice on how to not loose your deposit

 

Below, are some other useful tips:

How to Clean a Smelly Washing Machine

How to Unblock a Sink

How to Unlock a Toilet

How to Unblock a Bath or Shower

Maintaining your Drains

 

If these videos or guides are unable to help please remember to let your property manager know what you have checked should you need them to organise an engineer visit.



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