Archive for the ‘Tenant Guides & Information’ Category

1: Choosing the right type of paint The best paint for your internal walls and ceilings is emulsion. There are three main types of emulsion, each giving a different finish: Vinyl Matt Vinyl matt emulsion gives a non-shiny finish that handily hides small imperfections on walls or ceilings (shinier finishes reflect back more light and highlight any flaws). Just so you know, vinyl matt emulsion might not wear quite as […]

Do you need nails or screws? Usually you’ll only need picture hooks for a picture or a mirror with a frame. These come in a range of sizes and are simply hammered into the wall. The nails will go into most surfaces including brick. But for a large picture or mirror with a heavy frame you’ll have to put screw fittings into the wall. Shelves and curtain poles supporting heavy […]

Finding the right home. Before you begin looking for a rental property, it’s wise to consider your essential needs and have a thorough understandig of what you can afford. That way you’ll be able to filter your search more easily, and reduce the risk of making a costly mistake. Types of rental property: to rent the property for the short- or long-term? a family-sized house, a small flat, a property […]