The good news is that regular maintenance can help prevent serious problems occurring. What’s more it makes good economical sense! It really is true that a stitch in time saves nine.

Regular maintenance will protect your property investment and make it more thermally efficient. Simple maintenance checks, identification of defects and their remedy can stop decay and save costly repair bills in the future.

Importantly, you need to think ahead and budget for inspection, running maintenance and repair. Regular inspection and maintenance is good practice. How regularly will depend on what your property is built of and how exposed to the elements it is.

You might be able to visually inspect your own property, but if you don’t feel sufficiently able or confident or cannot get safe access to inspect a property you should call in the professionals. Most importantly if a problem is identified act swiftly and take appropriate remedial action ensuring that you comply with relevant legislation.