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Old 15th February 2017, 02:32 PM
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Default Rubbish Window Cills

Hi - we have recently moved into a new build (3 years old but been empty.) We have warranties on the wooden double glazing (to include paint finish.) The windows are OK but the cills are AWFUL. They have used laminated /engineered wood for the cills which is all lumpy, god knows how these were painted but they look dreadful and some are already starting to split. The paint finish has a 10 year warranty and clearly neither the cills or the paint finish are fit for purpose or of a satisfactory quality. I know under the Sale of Goods Act (Consumer Protection) the supplier has a duty to repair of replace. The supplier is offering to paint over the splits (where the wood laminates are pulling apart) but this is clearly not going to address the fundamental problem which is that the cills are clearly not of a satisfactory quality /fit for purpose if they are already splitting. The whole point of the 10 year warranty on the paint finish is that "you don't need to do anything but keep them clean."
The guy the company sent out to paint over the splits said that they have had to try screwing these cills (at other properties) to try to hold the wood together but that doesn't work either. So what is the company under an obligation to do under the Sales of Goods Act/ Consumer Protection? We think the windows will have to be replaced (company no longer uses laminate cills) as everything else will only be trying to limit THEIR liability until the 10 years is up. These windows are clearly showing signs of never having been fit for purpose or of a satisfactory quality. Thanks for any advice :O)
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Old 22nd February 2017, 05:18 PM
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Default Re: Rubbish Window Cills

Hi There,

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Old 25th February 2017, 04:44 PM
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Jonathan P Walker COWBOY BUILDER

This person is the worst, he traded as REEF Homes and built unsafe houses, the last one took 140,000 to put right, this is borne out by the litigation, the out of court settlement and the planning officer of Beverley in East Yorkshire.
He has since changed his name to WOODHOUSE (Lund) Ltd and building the same unsafe properties as he did before. He will be caught again but he just changes his company and moves on. He has connections in the Council as he was a council Leader and his family take turns to hold that position (his uncle is now in that position) his family are the biggest landowners and his wife has the Nursery also in the village, also the Beverley council keep giving him planning permission, so something is wrong there as well.
Please can you help as someone will get hurt of even killed if he is not stopped, I have tried but the village council under the family control override it.
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Jonathan P Walker COWBOY BUILDER

This person is the worst, he traded as REEF Homes and built unsafe houses, the last one took 140,000 to put right, this is borne out by the litigation, the out of court settlement and the planning officer of Beverley in East Yorkshire.
He has since changed his name to WOODHOUSE (Lund) Ltd and building the same unsafe properties as he did before. He will be caught again but he just changes his company and moves on. He has connections in the Council as he was a council Leader and his family take turns to hold that position (his uncle is now in that position) his family are the biggest landowners and his wife has the Nursery also in the village, also the Beverley council keep giving him planning permission, so something is wrong there as well.
Please can you help as someone will get hurt of even killed if he is not stopped, I have tried but the village council under the family control override it.
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