Renting in Manhattan

  1. Monthly Maintenance Checklist

Monthly Maintenance Checklist

  1. April


    • Flush the sump pump drain line to ensure proper operation in case of heavy spring rains.
    • Clean gutters and downspouts to ensure rainwater is collected in gutters and able to travel through downspouts and away from your home.
    • Trim tree limbs and shrubs. Spring Cleanup occurs in late March/early April and allows residents to leave tree limbs on the curb for free pickup.
    • Air out the home after the winter months.
    • Test smoke detectors.
  1. Top 10 Code Violations

Top 10 Code Violations Cited During Inspections

    1. Lack of or inoperable smoke detectors
    2. Windows broken, not operational or will not stay open on their own
    3. Condition of floors
    4. Wiring and electrical problems
    5. Lack of guardrails/handrails
    6. Mold
    7. Condition and security of doors
    8. Lack of compliant basement egress windows
    9. Water heater not installed correctly
    10. Sewer backup/water damage
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