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Gutter leaks outside our front door, form the 1st floor eaves, which is around 20ft or so up at a guess.

Just wondered what the legal position is on this kind of thing when the landlord asks if I've 'got a ladder' or if he gets one 'what am I like with heights?' :huh:

I told him I was going away anyhoo. He is about 80-odd, the old buzzard, but still, I aint going up that high to save him a bob or two..

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Gutter leaks outside our front door, form the 1st floor eaves, which is around 20ft or so up at a guess.

Just wondered what the legal position is on this kind of thing when the landlord asks if I've 'got a ladder' or if he gets one 'what am I like with heights?' :huh:

I told him I was going away anyhoo. He is about 80-odd, the old buzzard, but still, I aint going up that high to save him a bob or two..

Definitely should be the landlords responsibility to fix this. It's in his interest anyway as the property will become damaged.

I once had a tennant call to tell me a lightbulb was not working. I asked him if he'd tried replacing it with a new one and he said no - duh!!

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Gutter leaks outside our front door, form the 1st floor eaves, which is around 20ft or so up at a guess.

Just wondered what the legal position is on this kind of thing when the landlord asks if I've 'got a ladder' or if he gets one 'what am I like with heights?' :huh:

I told him I was going away anyhoo. He is about 80-odd, the old buzzard, but still, I aint going up that high to save him a bob or two..

Get someone to foot the ladder, do the job, and charge him plenty.

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Gutter leaks outside our front door, form the 1st floor eaves, which is around 20ft or so up at a guess.

Just wondered what the legal position is on this kind of thing when the landlord asks if I've 'got a ladder' or if he gets one 'what am I like with heights?' :huh:

I told him I was going away anyhoo. He is about 80-odd, the old buzzard, but still, I aint going up that high to save him a bob or two..

Scaffold tower, harness, pavement tax, Hard hat, risk assessment, method statement, tradesman, tradesmans mate, parts

Cones and signage, liability insurace tell him you'll do it for a grand cash

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Gutter leaks outside our front door, form the 1st floor eaves, which is around 20ft or so up at a guess.

Just wondered what the legal position is on this kind of thing when the landlord asks if I've 'got a ladder' or if he gets one 'what am I like with heights?' :huh:

I told him I was going away anyhoo. He is about 80-odd, the old buzzard, but still, I aint going up that high to save him a bob or two..

Tell him to get his fat old ass up the ladder! :lol:

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Definitely should be the landlords responsibility to fix this. It's in his interest anyway as the property will become damaged.

I once had a tennant call to tell me a lightbulb was not working. I asked him if he'd tried replacing it with a new one and he said no - duh!!

:lol:

We've done tons to this place, painted inside & out & never bother them if we can at all help it. But I have to draw the line sometimes.

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Scaffold tower, harness, pavement tax, Hard hat, risk assessment, method statement, tradesman, tradesmans mate, parts

Cones and signage, liability insurace tell him you'll do it for a grand cash

Hah!! You forgot the clipboard. :)

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Gutter leaks outside our front door, form the 1st floor eaves, which is around 20ft or so up at a guess.

Just wondered what the legal position is on this kind of thing when the landlord asks if I've 'got a ladder' or if he gets one 'what am I like with heights?' :huh:

I told him I was going away anyhoo. He is about 80-odd, the old buzzard, but still, I aint going up that high to save him a bob or two..

Ha ha. Silly old moo. :rolleyes:

Yes it's the landlords responsibility to fix it. It's his property that's falling into disrepair externally and in his interest to sort it out before you get penetrating damp and then he'll need to redecorate too.

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I'm no expert but I beleive it's a general rule that tenants have zero responsibility for the state of the exterior, except by any special agreement written into the tenancy. You have a duty to inform the LL of any problems you notice, but that's just common sense anyway.

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Scaffold tower, harness, pavement tax, Hard hat, risk assessment, method statement, tradesman, tradesmans mate, parts

Cones and signage, liability insurace tell him you'll do it for a grand cash

One of these unfolding scaffolding tower would do the job well - much easier than a scaffold tower, cherry picker etc. If it was your responsibility that is...

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