Think you have cover for dry rot? We did - and it cost us £15,000 and more sleepless nights than our newborn would ever be responsible for
I was playing peekaboo with my five-month-old baby when the phone rang with the news that would go on to cost us thousands of pounds, huge stress — and more sleepless nights than our newborn would ever be responsible for.
It was our neighbour, who lived on the ground floor of our North London maisonette.
She was having her bathroom refurbished and the builders had called her at work. 'They think they've found dry rot,' she said. 'So our works are being put on hold.'
I thought she was just being courteous by letting me know about the building work schedule. But dry rot — a subject I soon... read more
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