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Anyone know about council property

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Sharon Report 20 Jun 2008 18:36

so i pay my council tax to get the bin emptied and the street cleaned once a week??? hubby is gonna do it. got a tin of RAID wasps nest killer, just hope it works..


Staffs Col

Staffs Col Report 20 Jun 2008 18:27

Think all councils are different, some do the bare minimum others are more flexible. we live in private property but they still come out to deal with wasps and things after all council or private we all pay council tax!

Hayley   Empress of Drama

Hayley Empress of Drama Report 19 Jun 2008 23:21

I had wasps wjen I lived in a council house about 17 years ago........they paid for it coz it was a council house...I dont think you should have maybe that there are private house and council houses in that area ring them tomorrow and ask...

Granny oouch

Granny oouch Report 19 Jun 2008 23:15

I know what you mean Sharon but the council make the rules to suit themselves as to what is yours and what is theire responsibility


Sharon Report 19 Jun 2008 23:05

it`s not the money.. it`s the fact that i live in a council house


~Mama*HOTLIPS* Rambo~

~Mama*HOTLIPS* Rambo~ Report 19 Jun 2008 22:35

I suppose each area is different.

Mind you if it was in my walls you wouldn't see me for dust and I would pay more than £42 to get them removed - am totally terrified of wasps


Sharon Report 19 Jun 2008 22:22

i have asked them, they told me would be a charge of £42...why do i pay my rent every week..


~Mama*HOTLIPS* Rambo~

~Mama*HOTLIPS* Rambo~ Report 19 Jun 2008 22:14

I am a tennant in a housing association which used to be run by the council. On a few occasions I have had ants and one time mice I called them up and they sent out their pest control. I didn't have anything to pay for it either. Try asking if they have their own pest control to come and sort it out.

♥ Kitty the Rubbish Cook ♥

♥ Kitty the Rubbish Cook ♥ Report 19 Jun 2008 22:14

Still too close for comfort though................*shudders*


Sharon Report 19 Jun 2008 22:10

its not in the house as the vents are blocked from the inside. on the outside there is 6 tiny slits in the wall and the buggers have found there way in so really they are in the building.


♥ Kitty the Rubbish Cook ♥

♥ Kitty the Rubbish Cook ♥ Report 19 Jun 2008 21:38

The local councils will do repairs and maintenance work on their properties, but wasps nests are not covered in the rental agreement.

It will be money well spent though...............I would hate to have a nest in the house.


Eeyore13 Report 19 Jun 2008 21:28

Yes 'fraid so but ask them to redo vents so wasps can't come back,they should do that.Good Luck!


Sharon Report 19 Jun 2008 21:25

hi all,
wondering about council houses.. i live in one and have got wasps living in an old vent in the wall. the council say i have to pay £42 for someone to come out!!!! is this right or not..