- Maintenance Request
Tenants are responsible for the
following regular maintenance:
Replacement of light bulbs
Cleaning or replacement of
furnace filters monthly
Test smoke detectors monthly
& replace batteries if necessary.
Keep dwelling clean &
sanitary, inside & 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 after showers.
Keep window closed when
raining to prevent jam damage.
RODENT CONTROL: In the event
Lessee discovers insects or rodents are present on the property with
in the first two weeks following the date of 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
event Lessee discovers stoppages in the plumbing within the first
THIRTY (30) 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
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, sub flooring 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
conditions. Lessee shall be responsible and reimburse Lessor for any
such damage to the floors resulting from the failure to notify
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 tie bake or self-cleaning
Heater does not work: call PGE, they will light the pilot or
diagnose problem at no charge.
Heater blows cold air or not much heat: Is filter clean?? Is
No hot water: Has it all been used? Is the pilot lit (if gas)?
Refrigerator leaking: check for plugged drainage tube
Dishwasher will not drain: clean food out of bottom of
Air Conditioner does not work: Verify one is provided. Check the
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
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)