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Telling your landlord about other structural issues
Write to your landlord to let them know about broken or damaged parts of your building. It's good to have it in writing!
Telling your landlord about structural issues that may indicate a fire risk (cracks in the walls, leaking windows, etc)
If you have spotted signs of breached compartmentation in your flat, like cracks, leaking windows or broken cladding, use this letter to notify your landlord.
The windows of my flat are leaking
What should you do if water is coming in through the edges of your windows? It can be a problem with the window frames or it might point to structural issues with your block.
There is condensation in my flat
Condensation is a common problem in tower blocks, and it can add to issues with mould or damp.
Water is leaking from another flat
Leaking pipes are a problem in any type of home, but in a tower block you are also at risk of water leaking into your flat from the units above or to each side of yours.
I’m worried my building is Large Panel System
Large Panel System is a method of construction that was popular in the 60s but has since been found to be potentially unsafe. If you think your building may be LPS, here's what to do.
I’m worried my block has ACM (aluminium composite material) cladding
Aluminium composite material cladding (ACM) was found to be one of the factors in the Grenfell Tower fire. If you want to check the safety and composition of your own building, here's what to know.
There are cracks in the walls of my flat
Cracks in the walls, ceiling or floors are always a concern - and might point to more serious issues.