When your lease is coming to an end for an apartment, it's important that you take care of cleaning. Many people forget the importance of getting their carpets in good shape before moving out, leading to unexpected charges or money deducted from their security deposit. While you can take care of some cleaning on your own, it can be hard when there are lasting stains and other signs of wear and tear on your carpeting.
To avoid extra fees, consider the benefits of hiring professional carpet cleaning services before your final walk-through with your landlord.
Assess the Condition of the Carpeting
Before making the appointment for carpet cleaning, it's a good idea to check the condition of the carpet. In some cases, your carpet could be so damaged that your landlord will need to replace the carpeting entirely—making it unnecessary to get carpet cleaning taken care of. In this case, you can expect to be charged due to the damage on your carpeting, but it still important that you take the time to assess whether or not this will be necessary.
Consider If You Should Purchase Own Cleaning Equipment
If the carpets are in good condition still, you may be curious about the extensive cleaning that will need to be done. While it's possible to buy your own cleaning equipment, such as a steam cleaner and cleaning solutions, this can get costly and may not give you the same results as hiring a professional for help.
Verify with Your Lease Papers if Cleaning Needs to Be Done
In some cases, your landlord may not require you to do any carpet cleaning. You can find this out for yourself by checking with your apartment lease papers. There should be plenty of information on what is expected of you before moving out, but if not you can check with your landlord about what needs to be done before your final walk-through.
Check the Costs for Hiring Your Own Cleaners
With all of the tasks involved in moving, the last thing you may want to do is handle hiring carpet cleaners. An easy way to figure out what to do is check how much money it will cost for you to hire cleaners. Your landlord should also be able to give you information about the charges for cleaning after you move, allowing you to compare the two quotes and make the right decision.
As you prepare for moving out, it's important that you take care of carpet cleaning well in advance so that you can get the best results possible.Share
29 February 2016
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