To continue to offer the best quality properties and to safeguard our landlords and tenants it is essential to keep up with changes in legislation. This can be a minefield as housing laws are constantly being reviewed and changed. 2015 has been no exception.
The Scottish Repairing Standard requires all rented property to be fitted with mains powered smoke detectors in all circulation areas/hallways and also a smoke detector in the living room and heat detector in the kitchen. All alarms should be interlinked.
For more information visit the Private Rented Housing Panel Scotland at www.prhpscotland.gov.uk
These upgrades are essential to:
- ensure your tenants safety
- keep your insurance valid
- protect your investment
- avoid prosecution
We work with qualified electricians who can carry out this work on your behalf or you can arrange the work if you prefer.