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With the rental market becoming more competitive, it’s important that your property is in the best shape it can be to attract tenants.
We’ve put together a series of DIY videos to help your rental property sparkle for its next viewing.
Hobs are often a focal point in kitchens, and nothing will put prospective tenants off faster than such a prominent feature being grimy.
Unfortunately, hobs can often let a kitchen down, as they’re easily tarnished by burnt-on food, and often tenants won’t clean them regularly, if at all.
When you see your property again after a tenant has moved out, just the thought of bringing your hob back to a high shine feels like a monumental task. We’ve broken it down to 10 easy steps that Harriet - Simply Business customer, and owner of Calm Oasis Cleaners - will talk you through.
Caring for a stainless steel hob is different to caring for a ceramic or electric hob. Here are the steps to follow to get your stainless steel hob sparkling again:
Ceramic hobs make a stunning addition to a rental kitchen, but they are notoriously hard to care for and may look rather the worse for wear after a tenant moves out. Here’s how to get your ceramic hob back to its best:
Glass hobs are slightly less delicate than ceramic hobs and a little easier to get looking clean again, but they still need to be handled with care.
If you have a glass hob, follow the steps for ceramic hobs, as glass hobs are also prone to scratches.
Electric hobs with hotplates can be a bit of a puzzle - are you supposed to treat them delicately or give them a good scrub? Hotplates can cope much better with thorough scrubbing than a lot of other hobs, which is fortunate, given how messy they can look at the end of a tenancy. Here’s what to do to bring your electric hob back to life:
Making improvements to your property can get pretty expensive pretty quickly. Over the coming weeks we’ll be bringing you a range of DIY videos for landlords to help you give your property a full MOT without spending a fortune.
Got a top trick for cleaning your hob? Let us know below.
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