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    Neighbours Roofer Carried Out Repairs On My Roof


    I live in a terraced house, there is a skew between us and next door. Next door is rented, few weeks ago the landlord said he'd had front skew repaired (we'd seen they'd been getting repairs, no idea what exactly, the scaffolding just appeared one day), the back one needed doing and would we go halves. I asked him to send me the quotes he gets, he laughed and said he'd get his builder to do it. Turns out his 'builder' is a local handy man.

    I've since had two roofers to look at the roof, the skew definitely needs work, but the 'builder' who did the front skew has bodged it, and carried out work on our roof at the side of the skew, that now needs fixed.

    Where do I stand on 1) getting next door to pay for putting the dodgy work put right, and 2) stopping them doing any more work on our side of the roof? I'm having visions of coming home one day and them up on the roof without asking again, same as when the front was done!

    Asked by Elizabeth on 9th Jun 2021
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    ACT Solutions

    "Contact trading standards they will let you know we’re you stand"

    Answered on 10th Jun 2021 - Member since Jan 2021 - report
    Karl Bingham

    "You need to speak to your neighbours roofer and get them to rectify it at their cost as this is part of his work."

    Answered on 28th Jul 2021 - Member since Jun 2021 - report
    JBS Home Improvements lmt

    "Clearly the job needs to be inspected by an independent builder acting on your behalf, seperate to the landlord assigning what could be a member of family a friend, you can't take the word of one person and should definitely seek advise of your own roofer."

    Answered on 11th Jun 2021 - Member since Dec 2020 - report
    Jws roofing

    "Sorry to hear this but it happens regular there are lots of companies out there who don't know what they are doing anything to do with your property they should discuss the problem with you if you need any help I'll be happy to come and take a look for you thanks James"

    Answered on 24th Jun 2021 - Member since Nov 2017 - report
    1 Sussex building

    "No roofer should be on your roof unless you ask him to because if not you can take him to court for damaging your roof"

    Answered on 9th Jun 2021 - Member since May 2021 - report

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