Category Archives: Useful information

Useful-information

Keep warm this winter

As the dark nights draw in and winter approaches, there are things you can do to ensure you keep warm this winter and also keep those heating bills down. See our recent article for more information about your electricity supplier Keep all your internal apartment doors closed, and if you have electric heating reduce it slightly […]

Carbon

There is so much talk every day about carbon, but what actually is carbon? How big is it? What does it look like?  Carbon is everywhere and yet invisible. We are partly carbon. Having researched it, we’re unclear where it originally came from, but one chain of thought is that it came from a collision […]

Condensation

As autumn and winter approaches, we often find that we get reports of mould and damp patches. Often, we find this is condensation, but we know it’s often one of the hardest things to convince the resident that the mould/damp could be caused by their activities. Condensation is when the air in the apartment has […]

Recycle bins

UK charity, Oxfam, has launched a campaign to encourage shoppers to stop buying new clothes during September. #SecondHandSeptember What do you do with your old clothes? How about recycling them? At Revolution, we are always keen to bring new services to our customers, and even better if they can benefit others. We have deployed clothes recyling bins […]

Property Management Company

Sometimes landlords or leaseholders need help to manage a building, and that’s where a property management company (such as Revolution) comes in. This is also known as block management (to be fair, we don’t really have a set title for what we do). What does a property management company do? In order to manage a […]

We’ve answered 5 popular Google searches

How do I find a good property manager? The starting point to finding yourself a property management company is ARMA (Association of Residential Managing Agents). You can search for a member here:   https://arma.org.uk/leaseholders/search-for-a-member ARMA audit their members (of which we are one) and have a new system called ARMA-Q (which again, we have passed). ARMA-Q […]

Questions about property management

Do you have any questions about property management? We try our best to produce a news article each week on different subjects. This does become more difficult as we don’t want to simply re-post old articles, but new subjects in property management can be thin on the ground. Please don’t ask any questions about Brexit […]

Security

Sadly, in January we’ve had some trouble in the area of Castlefield by our office from three people on bikes with their faces covered in balaclavas. They have been mugging people by snatching their phone. We saw them outside a nearby shop so informed the police, but were told that they could not attend for […]

Mobile phone signal

We have just taken over a very old building with no mobile phone signal inside for any network. This is due to the thickness of the walls. It got us thinking this can’t be the only building like this, so we’ve written a simple guide to help those with connectivity issues for their phones. Do […]

White Rose and Aegis Trust

Did you know, it is estimated in the UK that there is around £30 billion pounds worth of unused clothes just sat in people’s wardrobes and each year we send £140 million worth of clothing to the landfill? Did you also know that all of the new clothing your household purchases in a year amounts […]