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    Door Architrave cut around shower base?

    well ...2 things 1 i am sure it had not been planned to be that close and so they have had to bodge it ...and 2 the quality of workmanship is appalling so you could forgive them the design and measuring error if the execution were better in dealing with the issue
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    Home Homes Nightmare Customer Care

    some warranties exclude garages if seperate from house ....but it may be worth checking with them .....given you reported the issue earlier Is the builder still trading small claims court could be an issue , you will need some quotes to quantify your losses
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    Developer refusing to help with snags

    theres no simple answer to this one , and its going to depend on what snags you have identified i take it , its a small builder given they have used checkmate does your checkmate policy ...what are the details of thier cover with regards for snagging , what does your purchase contract say ...
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    Help needed regarding blocked drains please!

    sounds like you got a blockage somewhere ....i had a client last week and the sink was blocked turned out the plumber or some one had sabotaged it and put foam filler in pipe
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    Simpler home buyers survey
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    What do you want the BBC to investigate Click on link
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    Amendments to Contract

    First thing is ..we have so many stories of problems trying to challenge or complain about developers conveyancers There's a conflict of interest if you make a complaint to them Ask them !!! Also I've heard of developers pulling rug if you don't use Thiers or withdraw incentives
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    Wain homes couple sell house with defects on facebook

    Click on link
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    Latest news on air testing and new houses An interesting read Airtightness testing is widely undertaken to assess the as-built performance of dwellings, in support of achieving energy and ventilation strategies. Mandatory schemes operate in some countries, such as...
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    Right to manage step by step guide
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    still no news on new build ombudsman
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    Property ombudsman calls for new build inclusion

    See latest report
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    I agree it's worth while seeing what you can get There's going to be some inconvenience and loss of use Then there's the boundary issue ...they cannot just move it unless it's correctly positioned in the first place Worth a call to a specialist construction solicitor Try Geoff at...