Asked by Bramley Futter on 19-10-2022 10:15:44
Question posted in the General Law category relating to Eastern Cape
Our house is built on the boundary of our property. We have the neighbour from hell & she is refusing us reasonable access to the wall of our home, to do repairs & maintenance. We are having damp problems along the wall of our home because we are unable to maintain & paint our wall. the damp is affecting the electrical installations along that wall & rusting the fittings, making the instalation dangerous. She has also planted trees right up against the wall of our home. These trees are damaging the gutters & polluting our rain water with leaves etc. These trees are brushing against the wall of our house, firther damaging the paint & making the general damp problems worse. The roots from these trees also pose a danger to the dtructure of our home. we would like to know what ur rights are in terms of having access to our home to effect repairs & also what the law says about the trees & the damage/danger to our home.
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