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Repair and maintenance of houses

Here you can find information on major issues around the repair and maintenance of houses.

Structural issues

If you are worried about a building or structure that could be an imminent risk to public safety, please contact:

Building Control:

They can only deal with buildings or structures. Also, parts that are in danger of falling that are a serious and immediate threat to public safety.

Other structural problems should be reported to the owner of the building or structure.

If you rent a property, your landlord is responsible for any external structural repairs.

Tenants are usually responsible for internal decoration. Also, for making sure that fixtures, fittings, contents and furniture are not damaged because of your negligence.

What you can do

Contact your landlord first in regard to structural defects. Give them the chance to fix the problem before you contact us.

What we can do

If your landlord will not do essential structural repair works, we may be able to help you, contact:

Community Safety: