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*Buildings Ablaze in Oxford*

By on Feb 21, 2017 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

A huge gas explosion recently ripped though a three storey block of flats in Oxford setting other houses and nearby boats alight! Footage from the scene showed a fireball over the building and one of the forty fire fighters rescued a resident from an upstairs window of one of the damaged homes. Over 40 residents were unable to return to their homes that evening. It’s tempting; so as to try and reduce the annual premium, to overlook the potential for a significant claim from neighbours. Hopefully, this was not the case in this instance. Unpredictable situations like this are why you need to use a reliable Block Management Company that will keep on top of important paperwork such as renewal of insurance policies. You would not want to find out after the event that the renewal had been overlooked or the cover is...

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*24/7*

By on Nov 2, 2016 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

As you may be aware we are contactable 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. If you have an emergency out of office hours and we manage your block of flats you call us on 01206 298165 as we are still able to pick up this call and deal with the situation.  

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*Winter is coming!*

By on Oct 24, 2016 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Protecting your pipes – it is best to accept that you’re going to have to spend some money on heating during the winter months; however, some tenants will often go without to save money. It must be said that having no heating whatsoever during the cold months can be very damaging to the property, and pipes can easily freeze and burst without a regular supply of heat. Even if you have the heating on at a low temperature, you can maintain the condition of the pipes and prevent expensive repairs. Reduce condensation and mould – putting your clothes on the radiator can mean they dry quickly, however it may be best you dry them on a clotheshorse or in your airing cupboard. This essentially helps to reduce condensation, but ventilation is very important too. Opening your windows for just 30 minutes a day can be very beneficial and it can minimize the moisture in the air, preventing the build-up of mould. The majority of the time it’s the small tasks that can help maintain the condition of a property in the...

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*New disposal of waste rules*

By on Oct 7, 2016 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Have you witnessed someone dump a mattress and other household items in your communal areas or bins? You could be paying for this to be removed! As of 31st October there will be an increased charge for a tradesman to remove these items and dispose of them, as tips in Essex will not allow tradesmen or business men dispose of so they will have to find an alternative solution such a skip hire, which is not cheap. That cost will be paid from your sites service charge account. There are much better ways to invest your money than paying for someone else’s rubbish to be removed from...

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