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Leaking Showers

Lately we have been very busy with leaking shower trays. It seems to be a reoccurring theme for properties. The issue is usually the seal. Unless the seal is done correctly along with a Robust installation water will get through. Unnoticed this can cause considerable damage.

The last property with this issue is now looking at a remedial works schedule of €2200. This can be avoided if the property maintenance is kept up to date and also done correctly in this first place.

Contact Robust today for a quote before it becomes an bigger issue. DSC_1634

Washing Machine Not Draining

One of the reoccurring maintenance issues we get is for problem washing machines. This can often be fixed by undertaking a few simple steps. At Robust we want to help and if we think there is a simple remedy for the homeowner  we try and give it to them.
So if you have a query ring us or email us for some advice.

Here is an excellent self help video from Hotpoint that we recommend as a simple step one check if your washing machine is not draining.

How to remove and clean your washing machine pump filter

The basic premise is if water is not draining from the machine then the likelihood is that something is stuck in the filter. This should help as it has solved many a problem washing machine for us with water draining on the next cycle.

Hopes this helps and if you are still stuck please contact us- Robust

 

Vacant Property that needs an overhaul?

Robust has the capability to restore your property to the market for either sales or for rental. From small paint jobs to a complete gutting and re wiring we have the resources and capabilities to manage it.

An empty property is just a liability for its owner and can often to be subject to vandalism or even squatting. The costs may seem high for any property upgrades but Robust can guide you through the process and even get you a free valuation from its estate agents partners. A pre and post property survey valuation will demonstrate the value of doing the property maintenance works. We have found the costs are always justified by the returns.

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Another Robust managed property with a full 40 square metre extension is shown in the image above.

Consider what works and get a quote off us today for whatever works large or small you require.

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Managing Leased Properties the Robust way

Robust Property Maintenance to the rescue. We often get tenants contact us with vermin issues which is big worry and concern to them. What we find is often bad quality workmanship left around plumbing services exposing opes that allow vermin in.

As you can see there is clear access routes for mice and other more worrying furry friends to enter. There is mice droppings along the run and large cavities exposed. The fix of cardboard is not the Robust way.

We checked every opening and made sure to fill and repair the holes. This was in addition to laying some traps internally and externally. An issue of smells can arise if vermin are decompose in walls or under floor boards. We can remove and replace floors or panels as required to solve this. This can led to expensive repairs which if good quality workmanship is present would be avoided in the first instance

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What we offer

Letting and property management can result in maintenance issues that often require immediate attention. Whether dealing with an emergency leak or a structural problem that needs early intervention, it is important to be able to rely on trusted professionals.

Our experience in letting and managing thousands of properties in Dublin has allowed us to build up good relationships with an extensive network of property maintenance service providers. Each property maintenance technician that we use is selected and vetted on their technical skills, professionalism and ability to supply a 24 hour service.

With extensive experience in assessing and solving problems, each tradesman or service provider that we use is of the highest standard and is insured and registered with the appropriate bodies. Certified in their area of expertise, they are trained to repair issues in the most cost effective and efficient manner.

Robust can deal with every feature of property maintenance and our available trades and services includes the following:

  • Plumbers
  • Electricians
  • Carpenters
  • Glaziers
  • Builder
  • Locksmiths
  • RoofersHammer
  • Painters
  • Decorators
  • Alarm Repairs
  • Tilers
  • Appliance Repairs
  • Plasterers
  • Flooring
  • Furniture
  • Upholsterers
  • Cleaners
  • BER assessors
  • and many more.

We use providers that are local to the area your property is situated in. This means that there is a quick response time when dealing with emergencies so that what may be a minor issue doesn’t become a major one.

For small or large jobs we ensure we get the best quotation and that all work is completed to the highest standard in the time frame specified. We may have mentioned already that we treat your property as if it were our own, but we really do!