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Maintaining your home

By planning the maintenance of your property you can save money and prolong the life of your home.

It's easy to forget about maintaining your property, as buildings deteriorate slowly, but looking after it avoids costly, unexpected repairs.

Home Energy Efficiency Programme

To create warmer, more fuel efficient homes, we work with the Energy Agency to offer eligible households individual energy efficiency measures solutions.

Grants for private properties below tolerable standards

If you own or privately rent your house and it falls below tolerable levels of repair we may be able to provide some financial assistance.

Building maintenance service

If you're considering contracting professionals to do work on your property we'd recommend our own building maintenance and construction services or searching via our Trusted Traders scheme.

Other advice

Shelter Scotland has advice about repairs for properties with different types of ownership, with common areas and advice about adaptations and grants.

Page last updated: 04/08/17