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Should I call my mother in law to tell her the kitchen cabinets had to be ripped out?

We rent from my MIL and we had a leak in the kitchen sink. Needless to say the bottom of the cabinets had to be ripped out. I keep telling my hubby to call & let her know but he wont. The woman absolutey hates me but I'm thinking I should just call and tell her. What would you do?

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Kittlesdesigns

Asked by Kittlesdesigns at 4:05 PM on Aug. 9, 2009 in Home & Garden

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  • Yes, you need to call her. This is the sort of stuff that needs to be reported by a realtor when the place is sold (eventually).

    It's HER property. She needs to know,.
    gdiamante

    Answer by gdiamante at 4:09 PM on Aug. 9, 2009

  • Her insurance should cover it so YES call her
    admckenzie

    Answer by admckenzie at 4:20 PM on Aug. 9, 2009

  • I think your husband should man up and call his mother himself. Less likely to cause problems if he does the calling!!! And, he does need to do it NOW.
    ohwrite

    Answer by ohwrite at 4:22 PM on Aug. 9, 2009

  • Yeah I completely agree that she needs to know but its pissing me off that I can't get my husband to call her. I know they don't have the best relationship but its still HIS mother. I don't see why I have to do it just because he doesn't want to.
    Kittlesdesigns

    Answer by Kittlesdesigns at 8:18 AM on Aug. 10, 2009

  • Your husband needs to call her not you. And I had a flood this year due to a accident and the insurance will come through and pay your MIL to get the problem fixed. So don't wait to tell her. They need to know ASAP. And since she doesn't like you it is all the more reason to tell her sooner before it's too late.
    SylviaNCali

    Answer by SylviaNCali at 1:26 AM on Aug. 12, 2009

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