How To Reduce Noise Pollution

If you are looking for ways in to reduce noise pollution, things can often seem very frustrating with seemingly little you can do to prevent being disturbed by others’ noise. Noise pollution can come from a wide range of sources such as your neighbours playing loud music, traffic noise, wind and rain and various other potential sources.

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What Are Smart Metres and How Do They Work?

Many experts consider smart metres to be the best energy metres available on the market. However, it is not understood by all prospective users what exactly are they, and what can they do for your energy bills. Ultimately, tenants and homeowners will want to save money wherever possible and energy and heating bills are one of the best places to start.

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Energy Efficiency and Insulation Schemes

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It is no secret that making your home energy efficient is a worthwhile and cost-effective procedure to undertake, but it can be fairly costly from the outset. If you struggle with your energy bills and cannot seem to keep your home warm as you need to, you may find yourself turning to short term loans such as payday loans, which may not be desirable for your circumstances. However, there are various grants available in the UK that go towards maximising your energy efficiency and installing insulation.

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Fire Safety Obligations of Property Owners

As a property owner or landlord, there are legal obligations that you must adhere to when it comes to fire prevention and safety in buildings, in order to ensure that the property in question is safe to live or work in. However, it is not as simple as simply fitting a few smoke alarms in a building, as different buildings entail very different fire safety risks that must to be considered.

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Permitted Developments Explained

Permitted Developments are projects afforded rights which do not require their acquiring specific Planning Permission in order to proceed and progress. Typically, major and ‘heavy’ works and refurbishments need to be granted specific permission from the Local Planning Authority (LPA) after making the necessary applications. Contained in the Town and Planning Act, 1948, planning permission is a crucial element for any project that requires it.

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