Ielts GT Writing Task 1 Sample 68

You have encountered several maintenance issues in your rented apartment. Write a letter to your landlord:

  • List the specific problems you are facing, such as plumbing issues, electrical faults, or heating problems.
  • Explain the inconvenience these issues have caused and any impact on your daily life.
  • Request prompt repairs and maintenance to ensure a safe and comfortable living environment.

Dear Mr. Nicholas,

I hope this letter finds you well. I am writing to bring to your attention several maintenance issues that have arisen in my rented apartment at [Apartment Address].

Firstly, I have noticed a persistent plumbing issue in the bathroom, specifically with the sink. The water drains very slowly, causing water to accumulate and creating an unhygienic environment. Additionally, the shower faucet in the same bathroom is leaking steadily, leading to water wastage and potential damage to the fixtures.

Furthermore, there seems to be an electrical fault in the living room area. The light fixture flickers intermittently, which is not only inconvenient but also poses a safety hazard. Additionally, the heating system in the apartment has been unreliable, especially during the colder months. It takes a considerable amount of time for the heating to kick in, leaving the apartment uncomfortably cold.

These issues have had a significant impact on my daily life and overall comfort in the apartment. The slow-draining sink has made it challenging to maintain a clean and sanitary environment, while the leaking shower faucet has resulted in increased water bills. The flickering light in the living room has made it difficult to work or relax in the evenings, and the inadequate heating has made the apartment quite uncomfortable during colder days.

In light of these problems, I kindly request prompt repairs and maintenance to address these issues. It is essential to ensure a safe, functional, and comfortable living environment for tenants. I would appreciate it if you could arrange for a qualified maintenance technician to inspect and repair the plumbing, electrical, and heating systems as soon as possible.

Thank you for your attention to this matter. I trust that these repairs will be conducted promptly to restore the apartment to a satisfactory condition.

Yours sincerely,