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No to the first three but the flat was let as furnished and the moved a large amount of stuff out the day they moved in which incurred me cost and they have now asked an unqualified handyman how to restart a boiler. He said boast the pressure so they left the mains pressure valve open and the pressure went up from the 1 - 1.5 bar operating threshold to over 2.5bar causing the boiler to fail beyond economic repair. I have had this confirm by two qualified heating engineers and we are now disputing who should pay the cost of the new boiler. The lease suggests that they did it so they should pay but quite frankly I just want them out. The money I have spent on it including the Foxtons fee means I am out of pocket and the stress it places on my wife and I isn't worth it. It was my wife primary residence and a standard clause in the lease says we can revoke it if we wish to sell but lawyers I've spoken to in the past have said it will be hard to get them out. Every two weeks we have another problem with them.
They also booked a service call on the boiler on Monday by pretending to be my wife and authorising the payment for it.
But as for the fact that it was their actions that have led to the boiler failing because they asked an unqualified handyman for advice without our authority who pays the bill. Both qualified engineers said it may have been a £50, £100 or £150 fix but because they left the valve open they have lunched the boiler. They have admitted that they called the unqualified guy with out our say so and admitted opening they valve until the pressure exceeded 2.5bar in the hope this might work.
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