As your Letting Agent, we need to make sure you are aware of the possible causes of Legionnaires disease so you can identify any problems and report any concerns to us.

Domestic hot and cold water systems can provide an environment where Legionella bacteria can grow. This can cause Legionnaires disease which is a potentially fatal form of pneumonia caused by inhalation of small droplets of contaminated water containing Legionella bacteria.

I G Property do a legionnaires risk assessment of each managed property, and we make sure your property is appropriately cleaned between each tenancy.

Legally, it is your landlord’s responsibility to take precautions to prevent Legionella being present in the hot or cold water system but tenants and residents also have an important part to play in taking these simple and practical precautions:

Most importantly, make sure that:

Contact I G Property if:

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