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Category: Boiler Care & Cover

2024 Guide To Dealing With Faulty/Dated Boilers In Rental Property

The RMA reported more than 20,000 boiler issues between October 1st 2022 and Jan 5th 2023. More than 9,000 boilers needed replacing with 55% organising a repair or short term fix. (figures accurate as of 09th Jan 2023). Full results can be provided by emailing enquiries@rentalmarket.co.uk. All landlords know that one of the most expensive individual items to replace in

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What Is A Gas Safety Certificate (CP12) & How Long Does It Last?

A CP12 is a gas safety certificate that is legally required under the Gas Safety (Installation and Use) Regulations 1998 for all rental properties. It is renewed annually and must be provided to move into a property. As part of our service we notify Landlords when this is due and organise for an engineer to attend and issue. If you

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How Long Can I Leave My Tenant Without A Boiler?

24 hours. Under Section 11 of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1985, a tenant has the right to expect a landlord to carry out repairs in a ‘reasonable time’. If it’s an emergency repair as there is no heating or hot water, a landlord should fix this in 24 hours.

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2023 Guide To Dealing With Faulty/Dated Boilers In Rental Property

The RMA reported more than 20,000 boiler issues between October 1st 2022 and Jan 5th 2023. More than 9,000 boilers needed replacing with 55% organising a repair or short term fix. (figures accurate as of 09th Jan 2023). Full results can be provided by emailing enquiries@rentalmarket.co.uk. All landlords know that one of the most expensive individual items to replace in

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LATEST MEMBER RESEARCH: RMA Landlord Boiler Statistics 2023

The RM.org Landlord Boiler Statistics Q1 2023. A Collation of data between Aug 2022 – Jan 2023. RM.org landlords reported a 58% increase in home energy usage by their tenants as well as significant increases in the levels of repairs and replacements for boilers. Energy usage is up as tenants located at home during and ongoing post-lockdown adjustments.The COVID-19 pandemic

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Quick Guide To Landlord Home Emergency Cover

Some things don’t fall under the landlord’s home emergency cover. 01. If you have a boiler older than 15 years, it may not be covered. 02. Any damage that happens within 48 hours of taking out a policy is usually not covered. 03. Policies take at least 14 days to become active. 04. The claims which arise because of neglect

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Protecting Your Boiler With Home Emergency Cover

Most home emergency insurance add-ons, provide some cover for boiler and heating repairs but watch out for seasonal restrictions – Axa, for example, doesn’t cover you between May and August. While claims can be limited to £500, this should usually be enough. The most common problems with boilers and central heating cost between £120 and £450 to repair. But £500

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What Is Landlord Boiler Cover?

If you’re a landlord and wondering whether you need landlord boiler cover, or if it’s even worth it, we’re here to help make up your mind. Taking out landlord boiler cover is essential to make sure your tenants stay warm and cosy and avoid those unexpected boiler breakdowns. Boiler cover, also known as gas boiler cover or boiler breakdown cover, is

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Category: Boiler Care & Cover

2024 Guide To Dealing With Faulty/Dated Boilers In Rental Property

The RMA reported more than 20,000 boiler issues between October 1st 2022 and Jan 5th 2023. More than 9,000 boilers needed replacing with 55% organising a repair or short term fix. (figures accurate as of 09th Jan 2023). Full results can be provided by emailing enquiries@rentalmarket.co.uk. All landlords know that one of the most expensive individual items to replace in

Read More »

What Is A Gas Safety Certificate (CP12) & How Long Does It Last?

A CP12 is a gas safety certificate that is legally required under the Gas Safety (Installation and Use) Regulations 1998 for all rental properties. It is renewed annually and must be provided to move into a property. As part of our service we notify Landlords when this is due and organise for an engineer to attend and issue. If you

Read More »

How Long Can I Leave My Tenant Without A Boiler?

24 hours. Under Section 11 of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1985, a tenant has the right to expect a landlord to carry out repairs in a ‘reasonable time’. If it’s an emergency repair as there is no heating or hot water, a landlord should fix this in 24 hours.

Read More »

2023 Guide To Dealing With Faulty/Dated Boilers In Rental Property

The RMA reported more than 20,000 boiler issues between October 1st 2022 and Jan 5th 2023. More than 9,000 boilers needed replacing with 55% organising a repair or short term fix. (figures accurate as of 09th Jan 2023). Full results can be provided by emailing enquiries@rentalmarket.co.uk. All landlords know that one of the most expensive individual items to replace in

Read More »

LATEST MEMBER RESEARCH: RMA Landlord Boiler Statistics 2023

The RM.org Landlord Boiler Statistics Q1 2023. A Collation of data between Aug 2022 – Jan 2023. RM.org landlords reported a 58% increase in home energy usage by their tenants as well as significant increases in the levels of repairs and replacements for boilers. Energy usage is up as tenants located at home during and ongoing post-lockdown adjustments.The COVID-19 pandemic

Read More »

Quick Guide To Landlord Home Emergency Cover

Some things don’t fall under the landlord’s home emergency cover. 01. If you have a boiler older than 15 years, it may not be covered. 02. Any damage that happens within 48 hours of taking out a policy is usually not covered. 03. Policies take at least 14 days to become active. 04. The claims which arise because of neglect

Read More »

Protecting Your Boiler With Home Emergency Cover

Most home emergency insurance add-ons, provide some cover for boiler and heating repairs but watch out for seasonal restrictions – Axa, for example, doesn’t cover you between May and August. While claims can be limited to £500, this should usually be enough. The most common problems with boilers and central heating cost between £120 and £450 to repair. But £500

Read More »

What Is Landlord Boiler Cover?

If you’re a landlord and wondering whether you need landlord boiler cover, or if it’s even worth it, we’re here to help make up your mind. Taking out landlord boiler cover is essential to make sure your tenants stay warm and cosy and avoid those unexpected boiler breakdowns. Boiler cover, also known as gas boiler cover or boiler breakdown cover, is

Read More »