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Yellow warning of rain and wind

The Met Office has issued a weather warning for tonight going through to Thursday that there could be gusting wind and heavy rain which may lead to disruption and flooding in some places.

See our severe weather page to see what you should do in an emergency

What repairs am I responsible for?

Certain repairs required to your property are your responsibility. 

  • Repairing any fittings that they have installed e.g. shelves or radiator coverings.
  • Replacing keys when lost or when locked out.
  • Fitting additional locks.
  • Replacing or re-fixing garden gate latches, hasp and staples, padlocks, house numbers and store room numbers.
  • Renewing or re-fixing draft excluders.
  • Tightening and adjusting hinges and catches on internal doors and cupboards.
  • Repairing or replacing minor fixtures.
  • Replacing broken or cracked glass (potential rechargeable item).
  • Repairing or replacing internal doors and frames (potential rechargeable item).
  • Repairing or replacing door furniture including handles, letterboxes and door bells (potential rechargeable item).
  • Resetting trip switches and replacing light bulbs, pull cords, fluorescent tubes and starters.
  • Attempting to clear blockages in wastes, gullies or toilets.
  • Renewal of a bath, sink or basin plugs, chains and WC seats (potential rechargeable item).
  • Cleaning out shower heads.
  • Taking action to prevent and manage condensation.
  • Repairing minor cracks or holes in walls and ceilings.
  • Replacing dustbins.
  • Replacing clothes posts, lines or rotary dryers.
  • Repair/replacing floor coverings installed by tenants i.e. carpets, vinyl, ceramic tiles, laminate flooring.
  • Decoration.
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