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    Homelet.co.uk or similar - anyone used?

    Has any one used a 'broad spectrum' insurer like Homelet, who also include fast response emergency repairs (roof etc) ?

    Do they actually work, or (as I rather suspect) they are far too good to be true and hideously expensive?

    Dave

    #2
    I have used Homelet for rent guarantee insurance and have heard that they have a good reputation. However, when my case went to court, I heard from my LA (and my non-paying tenant) that the solicitor had no idea of proceedings and was walked all over by the judge.

    Not impressed!

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      #3
      Do you (or anyone) have any idea how successful the 'emergency repairs' work?

      Presumably you have to claim each time, so you develop quite a claims history.

      I'm wondering if its really worth it, but getting *anything* done in London now is almost impossible, especially roofing

      Dave

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        #4
        If your property is in London then try these guys www.0800handyman.com, I have not used them myself, but the service/prices look good.

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          #5
          Originally posted by Colincbayley View Post
          If your property is in London then try these guys www.0800handyman.com, I have not used them myself, but the service/prices look good.
          Thanks, I would be very interested in hearing from anyone who has used them.

          Recently I tried ratedtradesmen.co.uk and they were simply useless, not one single reply to fix a leak.

          I'm very sceptical about stuff like this, it seems more or less impossible to get anything done in London now.

          Dave

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            #6
            If you need a plumber in London, I use one who works for himself. He's always busy but does turn p and get the job done, even small stuff like a Gas Safety check that some larger firms can't be bothered with.

            PM me if you want his number.

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              #7
              Originally posted by RichieP View Post
              If you need a plumber in London, I use one who works for himself. He's always busy but does turn p and get the job done, even small stuff like a Gas Safety check that some larger firms can't be bothered with.

              PM me if you want his number.
              Thanks PM sent

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