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Landlord wants unreasonable deposit instructions

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My landlord is trying to charge me more than £1000 for the installation of  a new sink and vantiy in the bathroom, due to a small chip in the sink and a few small cracks. 

The sink was definitely cracked when  we mived in, althought he check i  report is vague on this subject. is thia allowed? 

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Open a dispute in the deposit scheme where the deposit is protected. 

The landlord might be allowed to get a contribution for the sink, but not the entire sink, just a portion. Vanity stuff is obviously off the list. 

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