Repairs you are responsible for

As a tenant you are responsible for some repairs yourself. These include:

 

  • The repair or replacement of internal doors and internal door furniture (excluding fire doors and kitchen doors)
  • The repair or replacement of draught excluders
  • The repair or replacement of internal glazing (except to make safe in which case it should be recharged)
  • The repair or replacement of wall tiles (except splash backs)
  • The repair or replacement of gates, garden paths and fences (except those leading to the property or adjacent to public walkways or play area)
  • The repair or replacement of kitchen furniture (except damaged worktops as a result of normal wear and tear)
  • The repair or replacement of faulty external door furniture not fitted by the landlord (except Yale locks or night latch locks)
  • Renewal of any lock required as a result of lost or damaged keys
  • The repair and replacement of plugs and chains for sanitary ware