Inspect a Florida Apartment for Pre-Existing Damage Before Moving in

If you have read articles about what to look for when choosing your first apartment, one of the things that you have likely seen is that doing an inspection before signing a lease is important. While this may seem time-consuming or boring, it is essential if you want to move into an apartment where everything works and not be responsible for pre-existing damage when you move out.

When looking at Florida State University off-campus housing, thoroughly inspect the walls, doors, door frames, and appliances for damage. You should be looking for dents, dings, and scratches. If you notice any damage, be sure to inform property management. While you may feel like getting on with the fun aspects of moving into the apartment, taking the time before signing a lease to examine the apartment will prevent a lot of frustration later.

It is also important to be sure that all outlets and light fixtures work properly when determining which Florida State University off-campus housing is right for you. Bring along a nightlight or other device to check all the outlets. Examine all the light fixtures and outlets to be sure they are free from burn marks and cracks.

Examine the faucets in the bathroom and kitchen. You want to be sure that there are no leaks, that there is good water pressure, and that there are no issues with the hot water. Make sure the drains aren’t clogged.

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