If you or someone else in your household is disabled, you may need to adapt your home to make day-to-day living easier..
It makes good sense to have your building checked by a professional (architect or surveyor) every five years to ensure you know what needs to be done to keep it in a good state of repair.
If you have identified that you need to carry out repairs from your own observation or a professional survey, the first thing you need to do is get a professional opinion on the work involved and associated costs.
Homeowners are responisible for repairing and maintaining the common parts of their building.
If a house is not properly ventilated, you may have problems with dampness and condensation.
Your home is probably your biggest asset, so it makes sense to protect it by keeping it in a good state of repair.
If you own a house, flat or any part of a building, you are legally responsible for any accidents caused by defects or disrepair.