Whose responsibility is it for the fixing of an apparent airlock in a hot water pipe in a Villa? – Lynette, NSW

Since hot water pipes are, ideally, part of the structure of the property, your owners corporation is responsible for overseeing their maintenance.

According to NSW Fair Trading, the owners corporation is responsible for the repair, maintenance and replacement of pipes within common property walls, floors or ceilings.

For more details on the owners corporation responsibilities, head to the NSW Office of Fair Trading.

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