Archive for the ‘Tenants’ Category

A Lightbulb Moment

Would you call an electrician to change a light bulb? Another regular maintenance request we receive at College and County from Tenants is for a contractor to replace light bulbs at a property. In accordance with the tenancy agreement it’s the Tenant’s responsibility to change the bulbs if they blow. “….Tenants’ responsibility to change electric…

Is it Damp, or is it Condensation?

When we think of properties we hear so much about “Location, Location, Location” however when you find that desired property and you are living in it, it’s important to consider some of the practicalities of living in your home and in particular “Ventilation, Ventilation, Ventilation”! It has been determined that the last 12 month period…

Blocked Drains?

Drains are one of the common recurring maintenance requests here at College and County. Below are a few tips that might help you work out if the problem is your responsibility or that of your landlord. Are you aware that under the terms of your tenancy, it’s the tenants’ responsibility to maintain the internal and…

Sleep Tight!

BED BUGS ON THE INCREASE The old saying, “Don’t let the bed bugs bite,” is more than just a mother’s goodnight. These creatures do exist and there has been a rapid growth in number in the past three years. They are rare, but once they’re in the house they’re very hard to get rid of…

Gardening

MAINTAINING THE GARDEN   We hope you are all enjoying the summer and the glorious weather we have been recently been experiencing. However, those of you who are fortunate to have a garden may have noticed the effect this weather is having on the grass and the need to mow the lawns more regularly. During…