So many amongst us are of the view that they can’t do too much when their have rented toledo apartments and the need to be spruced up big time. Why should you invest your hard earned money in the property that is owned by somebody else? However, the thing that most of the people don’t actually realize is the fact that they have lot more rights that what they might have ever thought. Here is what you can do to get those renovations done from your landlord and having him to pay for it.
When you are ready to make your move into some apartment rental, it is obligatory for the landlords to get the apartment painted. If he fails to do so, you can talk about this to him and tell him that you want the unit repainted. Tell him that you’ll send him the bill to paint your apartment. If he is not much trustworthy then you have the right of deducting the paint’s cost from the rent and send him the receipts as your proof of what you had spent on painting the unit.
In case if you find some part of your apartment in Toledo needs renovations, like kitchen, you should be wise in the way you ask your landlord to get the place renovated. For instance, if you find that cabinets will be coming off your walls then you can say that “Our lease is for a year and I think these cabinets will be coming off their place well before the lease ends. I’d like to know an estimate of what would it cost for redoing them, however, your permission is what I seek first. Will you be paying for this?” Further, the landlord should be reassured that this will be done in cheapest way possible.
In case if you find some other problems as well then it’s the right time for you to ask the landlord about this. He’ll be quite ready to renovate several things all at once, instead of doing them separately. If there is something wrong with kitchen floor then you can say it like, “Kitchen floor seems in quite bad shape as well. Do you want me to get its estimate too?”
The response of your landlord will actually depend on how easier you’ll make the process for him. You can ask them to get the apartment measured professionally, find some contractor, have your estimates, pick up all items that would need. You can get most of the attention of your landlord if you say words like “unsafe”, “fire hazard”, “likely to be broken”, etc.
Once all the estimates are with you, it’s time to make a deal. Decide on how the payment will be made. It is better do payment yourself and then deduct the amount from the rent every month.