Homeowners looking for a DIY project to tackle this summer may want to consider the issue of subsidence.
Citing research from the Met Office, Ratedpeople.com points out that an increasing number of properties could face such damage due to the higher than average temperatures that are being predicted.
As such, Ottokar Rosenberger, sales and marketing director for the firm, urges homeowners to ensure that they check their external walls on a regular basis for any signs of cracks.
Should these appear, he claims people should ensure they rectify them as quickly as possible.
Those keen on such a DIY project could be interested in the organisation’s advice that those properties which have trees planted close to them are at particularly high risk of incurring such damage.
Home improvement enthusiasts looking to spend time outdoors this summer may also want to look towards boosting the security of their property, as moneysupermarket.com recently gardens will be increasingly targeted by thieves.