Condo Smarts: Better to find solutions before a crisis occurs

Dear Tony: Our strata discovered that a pipe in a wall between my unit and a neighbour’ s unit had developed a leak.  They hired a plumber who came out and had to cut a three-by-three-foot hole in both of our walls to replace the pipe. The cause was obvious: the pipe had been angled around a cable and stressed to the point of failure.  When the plumber was gone, he gave us a card to call to have our walls repaired. We both arranged for a drywall company to come in and fix our walls.    Read the Q&A…………….


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