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    Replacement Windows not as good

    My landlord decreed that the hard wood windows should be replaced with upvc (Whether is was sensible is a different matter!!)

    There are three sets of double windows (Bedroom, Lounge, Kitchen). In each case both windows of the set opened.

    The new double windows in kitchen and bedroom only have one half that opens. (In the lounge, both halves open)
    I was told 'replace' which I understood to mean like with like.

    Can I complain and get the landlord to install equivalent windows in kitchen and bedroom?

    TFAI

    #2
    You can complain and I'm sure your landlord will say no.

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      #3
      You can find another property .

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        #4
        Of course you can complain but no landlord is going to replace new windows just because you don't like them. The only way you get that degree of control over a property is to own it yourself.

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          #5
          Sorry, but reality is nothing will get done. Possibly 'll might have listened beforehand but now no chance.

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            #6
            I think the answer is....no
            Unshackled by the chains of idle vanity, A modest manatee, that's me

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              #7
              Yes - I rather thought so too. Oh well.Thanks anyway

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