SHOULD my house ever catch fire, the first thing I'd try to rescue (after the children, of course) would be my Little Black Book of Contacts because without it, I'm doomed. As a landlord it's my most useful tool. To be honest, it's my only tool.Quite a few readers have tried to get their hands on my contacts, emailing me requests for a heating engineer, electrician or plumber and I'm not surprised because it can be really tough to find reliable tradespeople. So, as I promised in my last column, here are a few of the good guys.
The Secrets of My Little Black Book Revealed ; the Accidental Landlordit's Hard to Find the Right Plumber or a Reliable Painter. Victoria Whitlock Shares Some Names and Numbers
First of all, you'll need a handyman for all those odd jobs and any plumbing emergencies. I've roadtested a few odd job outfits and one of my favouri...