Homes & Gardens

The Rent Rules

With Sophie Robinson, interor designer and judge on The Great Interior Design Challenge.

With property prices continuing to rise, the number of those living in rented accommodation is increasng. New research commissioned by Heart of House at Argos has revealed that a third of tenants have lost out by making changes to their rental property without asking their landlord’s permission; raising concerns about what you can and can’t do to a property if you’re renting.


But help is at hand, with guidance from the National Landlords Association, Sophie Robinson, interior designer and TV presenter has put together key tips and advice on how you can personalise your space, without making drastic changes, and leave both you and your landlord happy.

Watch this video for tips on everything from bringing light into a room to contrasting textures and adding colour as well as tricks of the trade on how to organise and utilise your space.


March 2015