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carpet replacement (by Janelle Kao [PA]) Jul 10, 2019 4:47 PM
       carpet replacement (by razorback_tim [AR]) Jul 10, 2019 5:09 PM
       carpet replacement (by Debbie [VA]) Jul 10, 2019 5:10 PM
       carpet replacement (by Debbie [VA]) Jul 10, 2019 5:10 PM
       carpet replacement (by RR78 [VA]) Jul 10, 2019 5:27 PM
       carpet replacement (by Janelle [PA]) Jul 10, 2019 5:53 PM
       carpet replacement (by Vee [OH]) Jul 10, 2019 6:32 PM
       carpet replacement (by Janelle [PA]) Jul 10, 2019 6:58 PM
       carpet replacement (by plenty [MO]) Jul 10, 2019 7:13 PM
       carpet replacement (by 6x6 [TN]) Jul 10, 2019 8:25 PM
       carpet replacement (by BRAD 20,000 [IN]) Jul 11, 2019 1:00 AM
       carpet replacement (by BRAD 20,000 [IN]) Jul 11, 2019 1:02 AM
       carpet replacement (by myob [GA]) Jul 11, 2019 8:05 AM

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carpet replacement (by Janelle Kao [PA]) Posted on: Jul 10, 2019 4:47 PM
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My tenant just vacated the property suddenly on June 10th; their lease doesn't expire until July 31st. They gave no notice. My property management company informed them they are still responsible for the remainder of their lease and any damages. The tenants are now disputing the $475.00 charge for the damaged carpet. They claim to have purchased a carpet cleaning machine, as well as paid for outside cleaners, tripped over protruding beams, and stated padding was worn away when they moved in. They want me to waive the charge. My question is, do you think $475 is too egregious considering its 4 years of wear and tear? Should I waive the charge? --71.225.xxx.xx




carpet replacement (by razorback_tim [AR]) Posted on: Jul 10, 2019 5:09 PM
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Compare your move-in inspection form that the tenants signed off on and your move-in photos to the condition on move-out and you will have your answer. --70.178.x.xx




carpet replacement (by Debbie [VA]) Posted on: Jul 10, 2019 5:10 PM
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You don't charge the security deposit for wear and tear. You charge for damages. Was there damage? Any animals and did you have a mandatory carpet cleaning charge in the lease? --67.211.xx.xx




carpet replacement (by Debbie [VA]) Posted on: Jul 10, 2019 5:10 PM
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You don't charge the security deposit for wear and tear. You charge for damages. Was there damage? Any animals and did you have a mandatory carpet cleaning charge in the lease? --67.211.xx.xx




carpet replacement (by RR78 [VA]) Posted on: Jul 10, 2019 5:27 PM
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You said they stated padding was worn away when they moved in. And since you did not deny that I assume it was true. And if so the carpet would have already been well worn.

And like Debbie said. You cant charge for normal wear & tear.

Also, how old was the carpet and do you have before and after pics. If not you are not going to be able to prove damages.

And if they were tripped over protruding beams I would think you have bigger problems.

--73.152.xx.xxx




carpet replacement (by Janelle [PA]) Posted on: Jul 10, 2019 5:53 PM
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I requested pictures from the property management company; hopefully I'll get those soon. I'll know more then. Yes, they did have a pet and were assessed a fee for those damages. I am not sure if the property management company was notified of any protruding beams or worn away padding when the tenant moved in. If they did, I was not informed. --71.225.xxx.xx




carpet replacement (by Vee [OH]) Posted on: Jul 10, 2019 6:32 PM
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If your management company is asking you then charge them and promptly replace them - they are lost in trying to manage this place, exiting is the hardest part when you can not prove a claim then it will be embarrassing in court, some places will penalize you double or triple the faulty claim cost. --76.188.xxx.xx




carpet replacement (by Janelle [PA]) Posted on: Jul 10, 2019 6:58 PM
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I plan to get rid of them as soon as this exit is over. They have been absolutely incompetent. --71.225.xxx.xx




carpet replacement (by plenty [MO]) Posted on: Jul 10, 2019 7:13 PM
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I guess yes if that is what you charged them. There is no charge for wear and tear. Ask the tenant for receipts fom thier attempt to clean their dirt away. If they paid to have it cleaned and they have the receipt, careful to check the date and make sure it's not an estimate but an actual bill they paid with canceled check. --99.203.xx.xx




carpet replacement (by 6x6 [TN]) Posted on: Jul 10, 2019 8:25 PM
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What Vee and Plenty said. --73.120.xx.xxx




carpet replacement (by BRAD 20,000 [IN]) Posted on: Jul 11, 2019 1:00 AM
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Janelle,

That's what they all say when they realize they owe you money. "We cleaned it" "It was that way at move in" blah blah blah...

Your management co should have move in pics AND written inspection signed by the res. AND proof the carpet was cleaned before move in. If not, they are amateurs and are probably leaving you exposed in other areas.

What does the lease say? My lease is clear: After all items are removed form the home carpets must be cleaned at Resident's expense by Management's approved professional cleaners only. Do not risk damaging several thousand dollars of carpet by using a home style or rental machine.

Res can contact this company and ask for special promotions, pay for the cleaning, and provide Management with the receipt. Otherwise Management will arrange the cleaning and bill the resident at $50 per room.

Me? If you claim replacement of the carpet lots of people want to argue about depreciated value. If you claim "Cleaning and repair" of the carpet the depreciation argument disappears. What you do with the flooring after they leave is totally up to you.

BRAD

--73.102.xxx.xxx




carpet replacement (by BRAD 20,000 [IN]) Posted on: Jul 11, 2019 1:02 AM
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PS

No carpet in rentals. Period.

Your post is 1 out of 999 reasons to avoid carpet in rentals. Not worth the hassle plus carpet is "out" of fashion.

BRAD --73.102.xxx.xxx




carpet replacement (by myob [GA]) Posted on: Jul 11, 2019 8:05 AM
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They vacated June 10? It's now July 11? Did your management co. do there inspection and estimate of damages done? Does you lease say "carpets have been cleaned professionally" and " must be professionally cleaned"? Are you including July rent in what is owed?

Need move in sheet and move out sheet compared. reclean of carpet for 3bdrms- living room is usually 210.00.

My first suggestion is sell---- cause yo don't know what your doing and have relied on a manegment company that may know less. LL's want to protect their investments learn-- what concerns them-- not after the fact.

Good luck --99.103.xxx.xxx



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