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How is this non negligent? Do you own upstairs flat?
How did this occur?
How much is the damage costing to fix?
can we have full background please?
I own the upstair property which is currently rented out. The leak was as a result of some cracked grouting and gaps in the silicone around the bathtub which was allowing water to escape during bathing/showering. These are original bathrooms as installed by the developer. Current excess on the property insurance is £500. Damage is paint peeling in the downstairs bathroom's ceiling. I am awaiting the cost/quotations from the downsatirs property owner. I believe the damage to be in the region of £50-£100 to make good (quotation from my contractor based on photgraphic evidence). In the event that the downstairs owner tries to claim significantly more than the quotation I have received, what are my rights to contest?