Aircon Maintenance Service and Repair. Who Pay?

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Aircon Maintenance Service and Repair. Who Pay?

Post by Angelina88 » Fri, 14 May 2010 1:27 pm

Hi All

May I know usually who pay for the repair or service for aircon for a room rental? Landlord or tenant? It is not stated in the tenancy agreement. Thanks!

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Post by QRM » Fri, 14 May 2010 1:33 pm

Should be in the TA with expected frequency of servicing, normally the tenant pays for servicing, landlord pays for any defects and repairs. Which is why its important to have them service to stop the landlord from coming back saying you broke it by not looking after the units.

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Post by Angelina88 » Fri, 14 May 2010 1:47 pm

Thanks for your reply!

The landlord engaged own aircon service company for service on two occasions but have not mentioned the payment wise to me. Shall i ask?

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Post by QRM » Fri, 14 May 2010 4:34 pm

If its not mentioned in the TA, let sleeping dogs lie. Just go through the TA with a fine tooth comb, make sure there is no way the Landlord can hit you at the end of the tenancy for all the air con maintenance cost, which could be marked up to his advantage

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Post by observer » Sun, 16 May 2010 10:52 am

I agree. If it's not mentioned, do not ask :lol:

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Post by februus » Mon, 17 May 2010 8:56 am

it should really be covered in the tenancy agreement.

in my tenancy agreement it originally stated that the tenant was responsible for servicing and maintenance of the aircon units. i got it changed before i signed to the landlord being responsible for maintenance.

if you are responsible for servicing in the tenancy agreement, its worth making sure you keep all your receipts, so that the landlord can't claim later that maintenance is required as a result of your negligence.

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