Stories about thriving neighborhoods
EASY RECYCLING OF CLOTHES – TEXTILE COLLECTION AT YOUR HOME BUILDING?
In order to boost interest in recycling, we piloted a clothing collection point at Kauppakartanonkatu in Itäkeskus.
Accessible living: How a rental home was renovated for a person with reduced mobility
For Beataleea Kuoppala, a SATOhome that has been renovated to make it accessible enables independent and self-determined living – with her canine companion.
Good news if you live in a rental home – Here is why the energy crisis will not affect your housing
The energy crisis is a much-discussed topic in people’s everyday lives and in the media. We asked Elina Vaurasalo, our Executive Vice President for Housing Business, why a rental home is the most carefree alternative now, too.
How to insure your rental home
Whose insurance pays for water damage in the home? Who is liable if the basement storage unit is broken into? Take a closer look.
How to rent a home in Finland
If you are moving to Finland and looking for a suitable housing option, rental housing is a good place to start. The supply of homes is diverse and living in a rental home is easy.
From janitors to the Residents of the Year
If you know Terttu and Erkki Pylkkänen, it will come as no surprise that they have been chosen to be SATO's Residents of the Year 2021. The gumption and jovial nature of this Haaga based couple has a positive effect on both their neighbours and the maintenance crew of their home building.
Everyday tip: How to save water in a rental apartment
There are great differences in water consumption between rental apartments. By changing your consumption habits you can easily save water.
How to cool down your home during summer
During the summer heat wave your home can be too hot for your liking. We collected some cooling tips for you, take a look!
There’s a temperature sensor in my home. What should I know about it?
Around 20,000 SATOhomes are equipped with a temperature and humidity sensor that collects data on indoor temperature and air humidity. Read how the sensor works and how you can monitor the indoor temperatue.
A SENSE OF SATISFACTION FROM HELPING RESIDENTS
Twelve new service managers started working at SATO in autumn 2020. Service managers ensure that SATO’s residents are happy and that the rental homes remain in good condition. One of them is Maija Saarni, who loves helping out residents.
80 spruce trees will bring joy to yards for decades to come
On a Tuesday in October, SATO employees were busy planting trees in the yards of dozens of SATO buildings. The planting party was organised in honour of SATO’s 80th anniversary.
5 tips for block house living: How to care for you and your neighbours during the outbreak
Every neighbourhood, house and home faces new challenges when adapting to social distancing. We assembled five tips for neighbours to consider when dealing with this new kind of everyday life.
The good, the bad and the ugly residential areas?#neighborhood
The segregation of residential areas is a complex phenomenon that can affect the general well-being of neighbourhoods. “How people speak about different neighbourhoods is very important. Basically, if one area houses people who are less affluent than another area, there is nothing wrong with that."Read more
Keep drains clean: Fat is the enemy of the drain
Grease is the greatest enemy of a sewer. Check how to sort fat, oil and other household waste correctly.
Working at SATO means encouraging one another and succeeding together
SATO employees Riikka and Antti value the open and inspiring culture of their workplace. Happy employees and meaningful work are also directly evident in the customer experience.
Recycling event offers guidance for easier recycling
Roz and her friend Zubaida are taking part in a recycling event arranged in their home building. On a table set up in the housing company’s club room there are pictures of different waste-sorting bins. Let's play the garbage game!
SATO House Experts are there when you need them
SATO’s new House Expert Anssi Muhonen is a genuine “super” with considerable experience under his belt.