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'How to' DIY Guides with Sanctuary Housing

Sanctuary Housing is responsible for the majority of the repairs in your home, but there are a few self-help checks and repairs that you can carry out yourself without having to book and wait for an appointment.

If you need help changing a light bulb, to check your boiler, prevent damp and mould or tackling a frozen pipe, our 'How To' guides offer you helpful tips and advice on simple repairs and maintenance you can do yourself, in and around your home. 

How to Prevent Damp, Mould and Condensation

Information about how you can deal with damp, mould and condensation in your home.

How to Deal with Frozen or Burst Pipes in 60 Seconds

Information about how to deal with frozen or burst pipes in 60 seconds.

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Advice on COVID-19 (coronavirus)

The health and safety of our residents, their families and our staff is our number one priority.

In response to Government guidelines following the COVID-19 outbreak, we reviewed the services we provide to our customers and made some changes. More information about our response can be found on our dedicated webpage. We hope you understand why we have had to make these decisions.

We will continue to monitor the situation daily and keep you updated of any changes via this website and our social media channels.

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