Planning to change or move into a new rental home? Tenants usually look for basic amenities like electricity, water, parking facility and other convenient amenities. However, there is much more to it which should be certainly checked before you finalize a home on rent.
Let us throw light on some of these essential checks which in turn would help you avoid any problems when you move in and start staying in your new home.
Power Points in the Property
High Voltage points in kitchen and for geyser in bathrooms and charging point just beside the bed are certainly needed. This is not all, look for the points for your electrical appliances like refrigerator, iron etc. and plan your move accordingly. The size of your furniture will decide whether the space where the point has been provided can accommodate it or not. Also, check if the points are 3 times more than your appliances to be operated.
When you are in the process of shortlisting your new home on rent, it is important to ensure there is ample storage space to place your books, duvets, quilts and other items when not in use. You also need an extra space away from sight to keep cleaning items like mobs, brooms and cleaners.
Condition of Walls
Check out for the seepage issues if any in the walls of the property. Make sure the walls not messy and disappointing for anyone who comes to your home. The locks and windows need to be checked thoroughly whether they are working fine or not. In case of any damage to glasses or other issues with the walls or windows, need to be informed to the landlord and whether they will be repaired or replaced before you move in or not.
Infestation of Rodents or Insects
Check for any insects or rodent droppings and make it as an integral part of your inspection. It is extremely necessary to know of any such problems before you move in so that the property can be treated with appropriate measures. Ground floor properties more prone to such problems.
Status of Flooring
Closely check See if there are any damages in the flooring of different rooms. This is one thing that often gets overlooked while you are looking out for a rental house. Checking it in advance would any undue charges levied on you when you vacate the house. So, thoroughly check for any damage or discoloration in tiles or flooring.
Make sure bathroom fittings are checked before you move. Flush of each toilet is in working condition. Plumbing is as per your expectation. Check the faucets of sinks and wash basins for the running water. Check under the sinks and bathrooms for any type of seepage. Fill the sinks to check for water clogging if any.
Mobile Signal Reception
This is another major concern there days. It is often observed that tenants come to know that the property they have moved into is not ideally receiving the mobile signals. The reception is quite poor in some rooms of the home. So go to each room, pull out your mobile phone and check for the signals in each room.
If you are moving into a furnished property for which ofcourse you are being charged accordingly, make sure that each of the appliances offered is in working condition. This may include refrigerator, washing machine, AC, gas stove etc. Ask for the repair or replacement if you find anything in non-working condition.
So, keep these necessary checks in mind when you visit a property for rent.
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