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Landlord Duties - Problems During Repairs

Problems During Repairs


It is not uncommon for problems to arise when repairs are being undertaken at a property. Mistakes can happen whether the work is carried out by the landlord or by experienced tradesmen.


Small repairs and maintenance are the responsibility of the tenant however more complex and major repairs are the landlord’s responsibility. These include;


Structural repairs and maintenance, including;


  • Ceilings
  • Doors
  • Roofs
  • Walls
  • Windows
  • Electrical and gas repairs
  • Plumbing, hot water and heating repairs
  • Sinks, baths and toilet maintenance


If damage occurs during a major repair then it is the landlord’s responsibility for fixing the problem. You may also be entitled to compensation if your belongings are damaged as a result of repair work being undertaken at the property.


Get in Touch


If you have experienced problems during repair works that have damaged your belongings or has caused you to suffer financially then you may be entitled to compensation. Get in touch with one of our dedicated and experienced Duncan Lewis housing solicitors immediately for professional legal advice. Our lawyers will be able to help you bring your complaints to the civil courts and remedy the situation


If you have had troubles during repair works to your property and your landlord refuses to take action in order to rectify this, get in touch with a Housing Disrepair Lawyer at Duncan Lewis Solicitors as soon as possible. We can assist in cases involving damage to personal belongings, personal injury, property disrepair and neglectful landlords.


For expert legal advice on Housing Disrepair matters including problems caused by repair work, call Duncan Lewis Housing Solicitors in confidence on 0333 772 0409.


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