The aim of DASH accreditation encourages and promotes good property standards and management practices in the private rental sector. City of Lincoln Council now endorses and promotes the scheme.
The DASH Property Standard, which accredited landlords must adhere to, refers to the ‘Housing Health and Safety Rating System’ (HHSRS). This identifies both fire and carbon monoxide poisoning as primary risks and stresses the importance of fitting appropriate alarms.
Place Group has been a multi award-winning supplier of high quality HMO accommodation to students for over 20 years in North London.
After opening their Lincoln office in April 2014, they discovered that most demand for their high quality HMO accommodation in Lincoln stemmed from graduates starting their first jobs, rather than students.
To meet this demand, Place Group has invested in refurbishing period houses in the West End and Uphill parts of Lincoln city centre.
In all the Lincoln properties, Kidde’s Firex range has been installed and every studio bedroom now has its own smoke and heat alarm. All kitchens and food preparation areas also have heat alarms, linked to those in each bedroom. In addition, Firex smoke alarms protect escape routes and boiler rooms and Kidde’s hard-wired CO alarms are installed on each floor.
Place Group CEO Rob Hunter:ñWe chose Kidde because there is no second chance to get it right with refurbishment. We wanted to avoid any costly mistakes that could occur if we specified a less established brand and had to make changes later. Moreover, we know that Kidde will support us in future.î
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