Category: Maintenance

Condensation: what is it and how to prevent it in older buildings

Tuesday 29 November 2022


Condensation can be a problem in Scotland’s homes over winter, but with the energy crisis causing many people to turn off or turn down their heating, condensation will likely be more of a problem this winter. Moses Jenkins explains what condensation is and shares some low cost tips on keeping yourself and your home healthy if you're turning down that thermostat.

New year’s resolutions for your home

Thursday 13 January 2022


From a bit of TLC to living a greener life, check out our top tips to help your historic home throughout the New Year.

How to storm-proof your older building or home

Thursday 30 September 2021


Scotland's changing climate means there will be more severe weather events, like storms, in the future. Find out what this means for older buildings and some of the steps you can take to protect your historic home.

Sustainable Homes: Plastic Free Solutions For Your Building Refurbishment

Thursday 8 July 2021


Make small scale DIY repairs and refurbishing jobs around your house more plastic-free and less reliant on materials using fossil fuels.

9 easy ways to save energy in an older home or building

Thursday 28 January 2021


Older homes are considered hard to heat. But with simple changes to your home and your behaviour, you can save energy with little to no cost. These top tips from our Senior Technical Officer Lila Angelaka are easy ways to save energy in your older home.

Tenement life: How to maintain your traditional tenement flat and communal areas

Wednesday 8 July 2020


Tenements are an iconic part of Scotland's heritage - and caring for them is key. Take a look at our maintenance advice to keep your tenement and the communal areas in good condition.

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