Can I paint my side of my neighbour’s fence?

Only if your neighbour gives you permission to do so. Leaning things against your neighbour’s fence, hanging things on your neighbour’s fence, even using your neighbour’s fence as a makeshift retaining wall, will place a much heavier burden on the fence panels and supporting posts than they were designed to bear. The consequences of such […]

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What is the Jungle Property Registration Number for the NRL scheme?

904/NA 049443 (If the number doesn’t work please just enter 049443. If you still have further problems please call HMRC on 03000 516 644 (UK) OR +44 3000 516 644 (Outside UK)) Further Reading Can Jungle Property apply for me to have UK rental income without deduction of tax on my behalf? {Jungle Property Knoweledgebase […]

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Is blackened sealant around the bath fair wear and tear or damage?

Dirt is not fair wear and tear. Deterioration of the sealant over time is fair wear and tear – regardless of how often it is cleaned, the sealant will over time dry out, rot and crack. The Association of Independant Inventory Clerks (AIIC) guidelines on this topic are as follows: Bath sealants will also discolour […]

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Are there recycling bins for paper, glass and plastic?

Property in Somerset Yes – each property in Somerset is typically provided with one tall bin (green or black) for gneral household refuse and two (green or black) recycling containers (boxes) for recycling and one small (brown) and one tall (brown) food caddies for food waste. More information about recycling collections can be found on […]

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Can you help me find a telephone and broadband service?

Tenants are responsible for arranging any telephone and broadband services to the property during their tenancy. Further Reading MoneySavingExpert Compare broadband deals, phone line & TV Still not answered your question? We love questions so fire it at us using the contact details here Please rate this article so we know how well it answered […]

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Can a landlord insist a tenant keeps the property tidy?

No – a landlord can write conditions into the tenancy agreement that state that the tenant must keep the property tidy and presentable but these conditions are probably unenforceable as the landlord is dictating how the tenant should live. One possible exception to this is if the property was so untidy or cluttered to constitute […]

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