Growing a Greener Glasgow

Posts Tagged: 'tenements'

Time to install a clothes pulley?

Now we are moving in to autumn, it is taking longer for clothes to dry. If you live in a Victorian tenement house or flat, the answer is simple, install a pulley which will dry your clothes quicker with the warm air which collects near the ceiling.

How to draughtproof your door

Stop the draughts around your front door by adding draughtproof strips and a brush at the bottom. This easy to follow factsheet shows you how to do this, step by step.

Top five tools required for library

We’ve had some fantastic tools donated to the Southside Tool Library so far – thanks to everyone who has donated! However donations of working tools are still needed to make sure there’s enough to meet demand.

Tool library for the southside

South Seeds is starting a tool library for the people of the southside – and we need your help! Is your shed or cupboard bulging with tools that you just don’t use anymore?

Condensation

Condensation a common form of dampness, can be prevented. Our factsheet explains why it occurs and how you can prevent while remaining aware of your energy consumption.

Secondary glazing

Secondary glazing is an effective alternative to double glazing and can be removed in the summer. Find out what it is made of and how to fit it in our factsheet.

Draughts

How do draughts differ from ventilation and where would you find them in a Victorian sandstone tenement? Check out our factsheet.

How to fit a chimney balloon

A chimney balloon can stop warm air being sucked out of your home. Check out our chimney balloon factsheet.