Articles by Steve Barnes

Ten Tips to Reduce Risks and Protect your Property in a Heatwave

With temperatures soaring to record highs, what can landlords do to reduce risks and protect their property? Steve Barnes, Associate Director at NRLA insurance partners, Total Landlord Insurance, shares his ten top tips for landlords, as we face the reality that extreme heat fuelled by climate change is making heatwaves more intense, frequent and likely.

Partners and Suppliers Steve Barnes 22/07/2022
Ten Tips to Reduce Risks and Protect your Property in a Heatwave

The Complete Guide to Protecting your Property from Flooding

In this comprehensive guide, NRLA insurance partners, Hamilton Fraser Total Landlord Insurance, explain everything landlords need to know about protecting property from flooding - from assessing level of risk to the measures to take to prepare both properties and tenants, what to do in the event of a flood, and how to make sure you have comprehensive cover.

Partners and Suppliers Steve Barnes 06/07/2022
The Complete Guide to Protecting your Property from Flooding

The Complete Guide to Protecting your Property from Damage to Underground Services

NRLA partners Hamilton Fraser Total Landlord Insurance explain everything landlords need to know about protecting their property from damage to underground services - from how to make sure you have comprehensive cover and what's not covered, to preventing damage, what to do if there's a problem and who is responsible for repairs.

Partners and Suppliers Steve Barnes 01/06/2022
The Complete Guide to Protecting your Property from Damage to Underground Services

The complete guide to accidental damage insurance

NRLA partners Hamilton Fraser Total Landlord Insurance explain everything landlords need to know about accidental damage, from who is responsible for repairs, to how to reduce your risks and what you should do if your property is affected by accidental damage.

Helpful Tips Steve Barnes 11/03/2022
The complete guide to accidental damage insurance

The complete guide to landlord liability insurance

Steve Barnes of NRLA partners Hamilton Fraser Total Landlord Insurance shares the complete guide to landlord liability insurance.

Helpful Tips Steve Barnes 04/01/2022
The complete guide to landlord liability insurance

The complete guide to preventing burst pipes in your rental property

Burst pipes can cause devastating damage to property, leading to flooding and mould, destroying valued possessions, and potentially leaving people without water and putting them out of their homes. In this guide NRLA partners Hamilton Fraser Landlord Insurance cover what landlords can do to prevent a burst pipe.

Helpful Tips Steve Barnes 01/11/2021
The complete guide to preventing burst pipes in your rental property

A-Z of landlord property claims

NRLA partners Hamilton Fraser Total Landlord Insurance have released an A to Z of property claims eBook 2.0 for landlords. Our at-a-glance infographic gives you a great overview of what the eBook contains.

Helpful Tips Steve Barnes 06/09/2021
A-Z of landlord property claims

The complete guide to protecting your property from break-ins

With holidays back on the agenda, your tenants may be heading off for a break, leaving your property empty and potentially vulnerable to break-in. Here, NRLA insurance partners, Hamilton Fraser Total Landlord Insurance, share their insights into how you and your tenants can reduce your risks of being broken into.

Helpful Tips Steve Barnes 02/07/2021
The complete guide to protecting your property from break-ins

The complete guide to protecting your property from malicious damage

Helpful Tips Steve Barnes 05/05/2021
The complete guide to protecting your property from malicious damage

A welcomed spring clean - carrying out property maintenance during Covid-19

NRLA partner, Hamilton Fraser Total Landlord Insurance share their useful guidance for landlords on how to carry out spring property maintenance despite the continued Covid-19 restrictions.

Helpful Tips Steve Barnes 01/03/2021
A welcomed spring clean - carrying out property maintenance during Covid-19