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Condensation – Educating Tenants about the affects of Condensation

September 6, 2017

Condensation – Educating Tenants about the affects of Condensation What LANI members are suggesting about combatting Condensation At a meeting in the spring of 2015 we ran a Condensation Workshop for members – Drawing from the expertise and experiences of the members to help each other deal with this ever growing problem.  We had drawn…

Carbon Monoxide – The silent killer

August 30, 2017

Carbon Monoxide – Silent killer CO is produced by the incomplete combustion of solid, liquid, and gaseous fuels. It is a highly poisonous gas which is impossible to see, taste or smell and is often known as the ‘silent killer’. Under normal circumstances, CO should not be detectable in the typical home or workplace. When…

New Videos – How to Make Blinds Safe (April 2017)

April 11, 2017

New Videos Demonstrate How to Make Blinds Safe (April 2017) The British Blind and Shutter Association recently produced these. Several new short video clips have been produced showing how to make blinds safe by fitting the appropriate safety aids. The videos have been produced by the British Blind and Shutter Association (BBSA) and can e…

Attention Landlords of HMOs – certification & responsibilities updated on Housing Executive website

August 5, 2016

Attention Landlords of HMOs – certification & responsibilities updated on Housing Executive website We recommend that students and their parents should try to find registered accommodation as a first preference. In order to make sure that safety standards are adhered to, The Housing Executive ask landlords to register properties which are being rented out to…

The majority of carbon monoxide alarms not fit for purpose ‘putting lives at risk’

June 27, 2016

The majority of carbon monoxide alarms not fit for purpose ‘putting lives at risk’ A new report has revealed that many alarms are not fit for purpose. Over half (52%) of the carbon monoxide (CO) alarms tested across seven EU member states posed a ‘high’ or ‘serious risk’, a new report co-funded by the European…

Insulation Solution to Typical Rental Property Damp Problem

February 25, 2016

Insulation Solution to Typical Rental Property Damp Problem At a recent General Meeting, Liam Brown had the opportunity to present the Enviroform Solutions reveal kit to our members. The Enviroform Solutions Reveal Kit provides a straightforward and cost-effective solution to the problem caused by cold bridging around reveals around doors and windows. Liam explained, “Often…

Abuse of Electric Sockets

January 5, 2016

Abuse of Electric Sockets We are getting reports from landlords of a potentially serious practice in relation to the misuse of electrical sockets in properties and the non use of the correct adapters to convert the European round pin plug to the UK 13 amp plug. It has been observed that it is not uncommon…