Rotten Windows

Rotten windows pose a serious threat to both property structure and tenant well-being. Recognising the causes and effects of rotten windows is crucial for tenants dealing with housing disrepair issues.

Causes of Rotten Windows:
Water infiltration, lack of maintenance, and pest infestation contribute to wood decay.

Immediate Impacts on Tenants:
Energy inefficiency, security concerns, and health issues result from compromised window frames.

Link to Housing Disrepair Claims:
Landlords have a legal duty to maintain habitable properties.

Rotten windows violate tenancy laws, giving tenants grounds for housing disrepair claims.

Documentation and Legal Recourse:
Rotten windows violate tenancy laws, giving tenants grounds for housing disrepair claims.

Thoroughly document the issue with photographs and repair quotes.

Seek legal advice and pursue proper procedures if the landlord fails to address the problem promptly.

Understanding the relationship between rotten windows and housing disrepair claims empowers tenants to assert their rights, ensuring landlords fulfill their duty to provide a safe, habitable, and structurally sound living environment

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