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Tenants are responsible for the following regular maintenance:
Replacement of light bulbs
Cleaning or replacement of furnace filters monthly
Test smoke detectors monthly
Keep dwelling clean and sanitary, inside and out, free of grease, mold, cobwebs, etc
Proper disposal of toxic wastes such as oil antifreeze, batteries, paint, solvents
Pick up all pet droppings daily, whether your pet or another’s
In kitchens, keep all food cleaned up at all times
In kitchens, keep all ovens and hood vents cleaned regularly
In bathrooms, prevent mildew and mold from accumulating by proper ventilation
Use of shower curtain or doors to prevent water from getting on floor. Wipe up water if needed.
Keep window closed when raining to prevent jamb damage
Rodent Control: In the event Lessee discovers insects or rodents are present on the property within the first two weeks following the date the Lessee is given keys of the premises by Lessor, Lessee shall notify Lessor in writing and Lessor shall correct the problem at Owner’s expense. Thereafter, Lessee shall be responsible to keep the property free of insects and rodents.
Stoppages in plumbing: In the even Lessee discovers stoppages in the plumbing within the first two days of occupancy, Lessee shall notify Lessor in writing and Lessor shall correct the problem at Owner’s expense. Thereafter, Lessee shall be responsible to clear such blockages, unless they are determined to have been caused by defects in system or the intrusion of roots.
Kitchen and bath floor maintenance: These floors must be kept dry in order to avoid long-term damage. For example, over splash from a shower or bathtub will, over time, cause deterioration in the flooring, subflooring and surrounding areas, which can lead to dry rot and other deterioration. Similar problems may arise if a toilet becomes loose where it is connected to the floor. Change of color of vinyl floor is a sign of such damage. In such an event, Lessee shall notify Lessor of such condition. Lessee shall be responsible and reimburse Lessor for any such damage to the floors resulting from the failure to notify Lessor.
Common repair problems and solutions:
Locked out of house: during regular work hours, you may be able to get a key at the office. Otherwise, call a locksmith.
Oven does not work: check the time bake or self cleaning functions
Heater blows cold air or not much heat: is filter clean? Is pilot lit?
Refrigerator leaking: check for plugged drainage tube
Dishwasher will not drain: clean food out of bottom of dishwasher
Air Conditioner does not work: Verify one is provided. Check the circuit breaker
Garbage Disposal does not work: Use the reset button under the unit. If stuck, try using a broom handle to un-stick. Tenants are responsible for repairs if improper use.
Electrical does not work in some parts of the house: reset the GFI plug
Circuit breakers keep going off: too many appliances on the same circuit
Invasion of fleas, ants, spiders, silverfish: use insect foggers available at the grocery store. Read instructions carefully.
Leaking toilet or sink: turn off water to unit, notify management with Maintenance Request.
Smoke Detector does not work: change battery (if still not working, notify manager)
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