County Waterford, Ireland
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Caring for your HomeIt is in your own interest to ensure that your home is maintained to the best possible standards. As a general rule, you are responsible for looking after the inside of your home, together with the garden and its boundary walls, fences and gates.
Repairs to New HousesAny snags in a new house are the responsibility of the builder for the initial 6 months. Complaints can be made to the Repairs Officer on 05820868 in the Housing Department and they will then be passed on to the appropriate builders.
New Tenant of an old property in need of repairsThe property will be inspected by our Clerk of Works who will report any repairs identified. Emergency works such as electrical or plumbing faults will be repaired before you move in and any minor works may be carried out after you move in if agreed.
Repairs should be reported to the Repairs Officer on 05820868 where it will be logged and passed on to the appropriate person. When reporting any repair please give your name, address and contact telephone number and description of repair.
Works to your HomeNo works are allowed either inside or outside your home without a written approval from Waterford County Council as you landlord e.g. shed removal or erection, internal or external structural work etc - always contact us if unsure.
As your landlord, we maintain the right to inspect your house from time to time. Below are examples of repairs that you as a tenant will need to carry out:
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