Identify fault - Floors and stairs

Content owner : housing.direct@kirklees.gov.uk Last updated : 21/06/11

If damage was caused deliberately or accidentally, you may be charged for the work being carried out


Floors
Fault Additional details Advice
Floorboard loose rotten or damaged
  • Which room is it in?
  • What area is affected (approx)?
  • Are the boards

    • rotten or
    • damaged
    • just loose?
Request estate caretaker visit if loose otherwise an inspection may be required
Skirting board loose rotten or damaged
  • Which room is it in?
  • What length is affected?
  • Are the boards

    • rotten or
    • damaged
    • just loose?
Request estate caretaker visit if loose otherwise an inspection may be required
Floor tiles lifting or damaged
  • Which room are the tiles in?
  • What colour are the tiles?
  • How many are affected?
  • What type are they?

    • plastic
    • quarry
An inspection will be required

Stairs
Fault Additional details Advice
Tread or riser rotten
  • How many treads or risers are affected?
  • Is it dangerous?
An inspection will be required
Tread or riser loose or broken
  • How many treads or risers are affected?
  • Is it dangerous?
An inspection will be required
Balustrade loose or broken
  • Is the balustrade made of spindles, panels or rails?
  • How many spindles, panels or rails are broken?
  • Is the newel post loose?
  • Is it dangerous?
If this is considered urgent the repair will be carried out within 3 working days
Handrail loose or broken
  • Is the handrail fitted to a balustrade or to the wall?
  • What is the problem?

    • just loose?
    • broken?
  • Is it dangerous?
If this is considered urgent the repair will be carried out within 3 working days