Who pays if a tenant breaks a window?

Who pays if a tenant breaks a window?

As others have noted, is a simple deduction from You break it, you fix it” and, unless you have done the replacement or fixing of glass, you will not be qualified to fix it. Therefore, you will either pay for someone to fix it to the satisfaction (which should be returning it to it’s original quality) of the landlord, or the landlord will have someone come in and repair it and then you will pay for the landlord’s time to secure the contractor, meet that individual and supervise the
repair, along with the cost of the repair itself.

If I were your landlord, I would find it helpful and would give you much credit for calling me, apologizing for the incident, asking if I had anyone who I would recommend for the repair, and then offering to get it taken care of at your expense. I would ask that you text me a photo of the damage, then l’d send you the contact name and phone number of my glazier and ask that you send me a
photo of the completed job.

I would then put thosein your file along with the texts and a summary note indicating that I would want to keep this tenant as long as I could. Anytime a tenant saves me time, effort, and expense, I try to make them into a happy tenant by spending time keeping
the regular maintenance kept up, and figure out if there were any special things I could do for the tenant.

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