Tenant Maintenance Responsibilities

Tenants are responsible for general upkeep of the property as well as minimizing dangerous conditions at the home.

 

Pest Control:

Schedule routine pest control as well as keep the home in a clean condition

Landscaping:

Cut and maintain grass

Replace broken sprinkler heads and maintain proper lawn watering

Keep weeds, leaves, snow and small tree branches removed and disposed of properly

Maintain Flower Beds and keep shrubs trimmed

Heat/Air:

Supply and change heating and air filters as needed. (Preferably once a month)

Keep furnace and air conditioner free of any trash or other debri

Do not allow pets to urinate or chew on AC unit

Preventative Maintenance:

Maintain and replace all light bulbs

Replace batteries for smoke and carbon monoxide alarms

Winterization:

Maintain minimum levels of heat to prevent freezing pipes and outdoor spigots

Turn off inside valves to outdoor spigots to prevent freezing in winter months

Removal of snow and ice

When outside temperatures drop below 32 degrees fahrenheit, turn heat to “on” position with a minimum of 60 degrees fahrenheit

Lockouts:

We use smart locks by Kwikset. If locks or keys need to be replaced it will be at tenants expense. *For emergency lock changes contact a locksmith and provide the new key to the leasing office. If keys are not provided a lock change will be charged to tenant at move out.