Bathroom Fitting Question

No full access to toilet cistern in fully fitted bathroom

Bathroom was fitted about 6 years ago, beautiful. Now toilet cistern is overflowing back into the toilet. Different plumber got panel off to expose the cistern and there is no access to it without completely dismantling the wooden top surface panel (about 8' long). I would not have had any way of knowing that this had not been done correctly Do I have recall to the bathroom contractor? I appreciate that you are not offering legal advice I would like to know what you think I can do as this is obviously going to be an expensive repair.

1 Answer

The contractor should have given you reasonable access to the cistern when required. Unfortunately I think that after 6 years, his work may no longer be guaranteed. He may do it through his conscience and good will though so it's worth asking him. Otherwise, I don't think it would be too expensive a job to sort out. It may be a bigger pain if the top is tiled as they often discontinue tiles after about 5 years... Unless you have some put by.

Answered 24th Apr 2018

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