latent defect is a fault that would not be readily visible or revealed through a reasonable inspection…
In short (as a tenant), if the roof leaks, a plumbing pipe or geyser bursts or there is an electrical short circuit (not caused by over loading the system or dodgy irons) – call the landlord
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