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Hi Stuart, I had recently had mice infestation. this lead
Hi Stuart, I had recently had mice infestation. this lead me to stay in hotel and eventually move to my mum who lives up North (Im in London) so in total I was out of the flat for over 3 weeks, but 3 … read more
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My rental property was infested with clothes moths before I
My rental property was infested with clothes moths before I moved in (I was unfortunately unaware at the time I moved in). This is an on going problem and all of my clothes and soft furnishings are at… read more
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I lived in rented flat for 2 years and moved out recently.
I lived in rented flat for 2 years and moved out recently. Yesterday I received message from my landlord saying that he noticed holes in a carpet caused by insects. He decided to replace the carpet an… read more
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We have been allowed to keep our cat in our rented property (which we are moving out of after 11 months). The landlord has asked for a full fumigation to take place in the property. I am getting confl… read more
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Hi, I am renting a property for 4 years in UK. I clean it over
Hi, I am renting a property for 4 years in UK. I clean it over the weekends myself. However becuase of some snide remarks from my landlady with respect to a few juice stains on the carpet, I decided t… read more
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We have just signed a tenancy agreement, but upon collection
We have just signed a tenancy agreement, but upon collection of the keys discovered moth and carpet beetle infestation. Do we have grounds to pull out and demand our money back? The agent has a total … read more
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Have to move out owing to awful cockroach infestation. Landlords
Have to move out owing to awful cockroach infestation. Landlords agent sent pest control round who found old traps and said this was not a new problem. Landlord's agent arrived but would not enter the… read more
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My daughter moved into an Edinburgh flat, Scotland, UK about
My daughter moved into an Edinburgh flat, Scotland, UK about 5 months ago. Since last month she has been complaining about an infestation of moths - hundreds of them. She bought numerous cans of spray… read more
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Hi I moved into a rented studio flat in October last year
Hi I moved into a rented studio flat in October last year on a 8 month contract. I have since suffered a mice infestation which came to my attention in December. I contacted the estate agent and infor… read more
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My daughter in law and her partner and their two babies moved
My daughter in law and her partner and their two babies moved into rented accommodation in December. They have no pets but the house is infested with fleas which they have had treated three times. The… read more
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My son has just moved into an emty house (which is to be shared
My son has just moved into an emty house (which is to be shared with other students) owned by a private landlord. When inspected beforehand it appeared clean and pleasant. On the day I helped to move … read more
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Can my tenant only partially pay rent if she is claiming a
Can my tenant only partially pay rent if she is claiming a pest problem (mice). We have sent pest control to the property twice and the problem is being dealt with. She says she has been unable to sta… read more
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We have been renting our house for nearly 3 years. Our landlord
We have been renting our house for nearly 3 years. Our landlord has always been pretty reasonable as have we as tenants. We have recently discovered we have clothes moths which have caused considerabl… read more
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I rent a flat in large block of flats and am suffering from
I rent a flat in large block of flats and am suffering from an infestation of cockroaches. I've since found out that the problem is sytemic within the block. I now want to leave but my contract requir… read more
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Hi I moved into a property in Aug 2010. Since moving in my
Hi I moved into a property in Aug 2010. Since moving in my gutters have been blocked, my sink has a huge crack in it,I have a severe damp problem in the main bedroom,the gardener who should attend for… read more
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i moved into a rented property 16 months ago before i actually
i moved into a rented property 16 months ago before i actually brought my dogs and a cat i came to the property 5 times to paint etc. one week after my first visit i developed horrible looking open pa… read more
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Who is responsible for arranging and paying for bed bugs to be treated, when you are on a short term lease which has rolled over, a new tenant has moved into the room and then discovered them after be… read more
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I have signed an assured shorthold tenancy agreement for 6
I have signed an assured shorthold tenancy agreement for 6 months with a private landlord and paid over one months rent and a deposit. The tenancy started yesterday but I haven't moved in yet as I wen… read more
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