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New Apartment - Heaters not working

I bought a new apartment 5 months ago and the storage heaters are still not working. The builder has sent out an electrician 3 times but each time he fixes the problem they go on the blink again after a few days. What can I do to get them fixed once and f

This Listener should go back to his solicitor – the one that did the legal work for the purchase. The builder is clearly in breach of contract and is responsible to get the problem sorted. If the builder can’t solve the problem he/she should replace the heaters.

If he or she won’t do that get your own electrician in, assess the problem and advise you in consultation with your own solicitor and prepare to sue.

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