Following the torrential rain in the Malaga province last week, many home owners who may only visit their properties during the summer, are wondering whether their holiday homes have been affected by any flooding, leaks or water damage.
If you are not able to visit the property to check everything over yourself, it’s essential to have someone reliable and trustworthy who can inspect everything for you and report any findings. A leak going undiscovered for weeks or months could potentially cost you hundreds of Euros, especially if any of the electrics have been damaged.
One of the benefits about having a good property maintenance company is that they can worry about all of this for you. Visiting your property in the first instance to check for any leaks, floods and water damage so they can be repaired quickly through reliable tradesmen.
With more heavy rain expected over the coming weeks, it’s a good idea to make sure your drains are not blocked up with leaves and double check that everything is water tight. HomeCareontheWeb can give your property a thorough check, do any necessary cleaning up or maintenance work and provide you with a report if needed.
We will contact any owner direct if we discover your property has been affected by the floods.
If you need property maintenance on the Costa del Sol, don’t hesitate to give us a call on 952 839 595 or visit our website for more details.
Now the summer period is over, the cooler weather has kicked in and the rain has made an appearance more than once. Unfortunately, the majority of Spanish properties are not built for winter weather, and the effects can be really noticeable to current and future tenants. If you are planning to rent out your Spanish property over the winter or you will be staying there yourself, there are certain things you can do to stop things getting ruined and make the winter months as comfortable as possible for you or your tenants. Here are a few tips we have gathered together to help you prepare this winter: Continue reading “Preparing Your Property for Winter Rentals”
With the summer round the corner, getting your property ready can seem a stressful, especially if it’s been empty all winter and you want to prepare it for rental. Caring for your property in Spain, can seem more of a challenge if you don’t speak much of the language, or you don’t know any reliable workmen to do the job.
Renting out property in Spain is a great way of earning an extra income, and getting it ready for your tenants is essential for a successful rental, but it can be a task if you’re not in the country or you don’t have the time.
Checklist of things to remember:
Check for damp – Unfortunately many properties in Spain suffers from damp, especially if the property has been empty for a month or more. Putting the heaters on, opening windows and investing in a dehumidifier will definitely help get it ready for tenants. Continue reading “Preparing your property for summer rentals”