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Thank you. Are you suing for the cost of another contractor to replace the carpets?
Thank you. It appears the Consumer Rights Act 2015 now applies to new house sales by developers unlike the old Sale of Goods Act which did not so this has given consumers significantly better rights against developers. The CRA provides that if the seller fails to repair or replace the item within a reasonable time then he must provide a price reduction and he may be liable for such further reasonable expenses you incur as a result.
From what you say the developer has had more than sufficient opportunity to inspect the carpets and arrange for a repair or replacement but has failed to do so. You therefore have no obligation to allow the developer more than one opportunity to to do so, so there is no requirement to allow them to inspect again unless you are willing to voluntarily. It should not prejudice your claim to refuse further access.
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