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About Anna_1980

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  1. I could buy her a mop and wipes, but nothing cleans the floor as a bucketful of water.
  2. Hi, Can anybody sent me in the right direction, pls? We have downstairs tenant who cleans communal area laminate floor by throwing a bucket of water and then squizzing water out of the hallway into the front garden. As a result we have raising damp, laminate floor needing replacement and the beans underneath most likely rotting. Her landlord doesn't care, the freeholder is absentee and citizen's advice is to go environmental health. I think I need to write a letter to her and her landlord and then as it will fall on the deaf ears, what should I do -afterwards or go to environmental hea
  3. Hi All, Thank you for your feedback - yes, I did choke on my flat coffee:)) Also today I have received 2 quotes for the same work (to supply my suit and tiles) for around £2 - £2.5k And yes you were right it was one of the biggish companies and a salesmen...
  4. Hi guys, I'm in the process of getting quote for the bathroom to be refitted. The job includes rip the current suite and fit a new one (toilet, sink staying where they are, bath gets taps in the middle rather than the end, high pressure shower), stud wall fitted, old tiles removed and the bathroom half tiled half plastered, floor levelled and tiled), new chrome rail same location bathroom size is 1.8 by 2.2. Cost - 8300 (with tiles worth £750) I do not have a breakdown and I just wonder am I taken for a ride or is this the correct price? (new suite & fitting included)
  5. Yes, it maybe not the right enough reasons, but things do look slightly different when you look at renting and the place you need will be half more if not more than the mortgage...
  6. it's a conversion and the maintenance costs are to be shared between lower and upper floor maisonettes. There are no service charges, I'd love not to but the prices going mental and i'm just tired of going to any more viewings rent or buy. And the place is convenient for the commute and will be ok for 7-10 years even if we have another baby on the way...
  7. Thank you. Looking into the list of the engineers:)
  8. The property was let, and somehow I was under the impression that it is illegal to temper with the boiler. I was mistaken:) Can you advise on the point of the maintenance if at all please?
  9. To be honest, the boiler isn't the biggest expense , but it does add to the list, I just feel we have been lied to and that's it.
  10. Hi guys, I'm in the process of buying a leasehold flat. The property is in really bad condition and requires quite a few things done. According to the lease, the maintenance of the shared parts lies between ground floor tenant and upper floor tenant. So far the things to be done are roof repair, repointing of the front wall due to the vegetation, and shared entrance door to the property. The flat downstairs is being rented out and its owner is apparently registered in the same address. My question is as the roof needs to be fixed asap due to penetration damp, if we are unable to contact
  11. They cannot ... - make all benefits stop at 2 kids, will lead to the decrease in population. Moreover, what people do when they have nothing to do or cannot afford to go out?)
  12. I have one already:), got my wipes before and they are gone - though I bought 1400 and we are 4 months old:) I thought I wouldn't spend much - cue an expensive pump, sterelisor, swimming nappies ... I'm afraid to think...
  13. Well, zone 1 or not, I do not remember it being very nice. There should be mixed housing - luxury, council, affordable and it's time if you buy a property and do not live in it you pay % of property value Nah, what I am talking about - Osborne & Co can't allow this to happen
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