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Are Your Hayward Residents Damaging your Rental’s Surface Areas?

Hayward Tenant Trying to Fix Floors in a Rental PropertyCaring for a rental home entails effort and regular maintenance. A good quality tenant will apprehend this, and benefit property owners by keeping their Hayward rental homes clean, maintained, and in good repair. However, in some cases, even tenants with the right intentions can inadvertently damage a home’s interior surfaces.

Periodically unintentional damage is made by a tenant solely not realizing that their action is provoking damages. Sometimes, damage crops up through accidents or as the result of a tenant’s poor decision. Taking in the most familiar ways a rental home’s interior surfaces can sustain inadvertent damage can be helpful to property owners in trying to keep their tenants informed and the rental homes in top shape.

As soon as surface damage goes beyond basic wear and tear, tenant negligence is usually the source. Countertops, floors, and even sinks and bathtubs pass through continuous usage, and can regularly do well for a long while, even under intensified use. But tenants may not perceive how to accurately preserve or protect these surfaces.

As an instance, kitchen and bathroom countertops can customarily cope with daily cleanings, food preparation activities, and a few spills with no issue. Notwithstanding, countertops can be damaged by harsh cleaning products, mainly those containing bleach or ammonia. The kind of cleaning product to be used will be subject to what categories of countertops you have in your rental home and should be singled out and used with care.

Some other ways countertops can be damaged involve placing too much weight on a countertop, as for example an unusually heavy appliance or even a person standing on it. Several other countertops could most definitely be damaged by placing hot pans or appliances on them, such as a toaster oven or a slow cooker.

Even a curling iron can cause burn marks on a bathroom countertop and can be difficult to remove. Cutting and chopping directly on a countertop can similarly damage the surface, producing small indentations that can develop to more problems in the course of time.

Floors are another interior surface that tenants often accidentally damage. There are numerous things that could pass under a watchful tenant’s radar, like small leaks under a refrigerator or a drip under the cabinet from a sink water supply line that, through time, form permanent water damage in a kitchen floor.

Moving furniture is one of the biggest culprits of unintentional floor damage. Thrusting heavy items across a laminate or wood floor can cause scratches, gouging, and tears. This is likewise the most regular way carpets get torn. Laying heavy furniture in the wrong spot can crack or chip tile floors, so with dropping heavy items, such as exercise weights or even books. Very much like countertops, applying the wrong cleaning products can permanently damage a floor, stripping off finishes and creating unsightly stains or bleach spots.

Bathtubs can also sustain accidental damage from harsh cleaning products. On the other way around, one familiar misstep is not cleaning often enough, making way for mineral deposits from tap water to build up until they are almost hopeless to discard, worse yet, allowing mildew to form. In regards to tile, stationing such a thing that is too heavy in a bathtub can cause cracks, and employing a bathtub for purposes it is not designed for can lead to a range of problems, from unfixable scratches in a solid-surface unit to rust or coloring dye stains, and a lot more.

The superb approach to support and help tenants avoid unintentionally damaging your rental home’s interior surfaces is with detailed information. Aiding them to see clearly how to properly clean countertops, move heavy furniture, and so on, count a lot toward preventing expensive repairs. At Real Property Management Masters, we work together with both tenants and property owners to see to it that everyone is taking great care of a rental home with beyond just right intentions, but with genuine knowledge and competence as well.

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