Don’t Neglect your Extractor Fan!

Extractor fan are essential, yes essential to the fabric of buildings. Without extractor fans you would get moisture build up which would led to mould as we worryingly found before.

Often extractor are present but not working or the motors have blown on them. Please don’t neglect this issue. You will cause damage to your home or apartment and can allow toxic mould to develop.

There range from the very cheap at 17 euro to 100 euro for 100H BATHROOM HUMIDISTAT fan, both are Compliant with Part F of the Building Regulations. Part F is the  Technical Guidance Document on Ventilation.

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Some rooms have fixed louvre vents, these are vented naturally from the environment. Some have a closer to open or close the louvre vents. These are equally important items of ventilation in a house, they are known as passive ventilation.

To summarise check extractor is working and if not get a new one installed immediately.

If you require a tradesman to install one contact Robust for a free quote.

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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