Monthly Archives: January 2020

Meet the Team: James- Multi Skilled Operative

James is a Multi Skilled Operative at South Lakes Housing. He is responsible for carrying out a wide range of repair and maintenance duties as part of the repairs team. He works across all trades including, joinery, plumbing and plastering. James regularly carries out repairs in our customer’s homes. He provides a high-quality repairs service […]

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Think Before You Flush

Every day thousands of wet wipes, cotton buds, sanitary products and other unsuitable items are flushed down toilets instead of being put in the bin. This causes blockages in our homes which may cause waste to flow back and flood homes and gardens.  What not to flush down the toilet? Cotton buds, baby wipes, facial […]

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SLH Teams up with CAFS for Big Energy Saving Week

Big Energy Saving Week is a national campaign to raise awareness on how to save money on energy costs. This week we have worked closely with Cumbria Action for Sustainability (CAfS) to help our tenants sign up to their scheme “Cold to Cosy Homes”. This service helps to make homes more comfortable as well as […]

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Meet the Team: Peter- Electrical Qualified Supervisor

Peter is the Electrical Qualified Supervisor (qualified electrician) at South Lakes Housing where he works within the Repairs and Maintenance Team. He has worked here for 6 years where he has spent the last year in his current role. As part of his job, Peter oversees all aspects of electrical work by the in-house trades […]

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Think Before You Pour

Oils and fats that are used in cooking harden inside pipes when poured down the sink. This can cause blockages and sewer flooding to your home and garden.  What not to pour down the sink? Cooking oils, meat fats, lard, shortening, butter, margarine, sauces, dairy products and food scraps. Do Wipe and scrape plates before you […]

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