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>(A) call a repairman for the extensive damage I've done to my apartment>(B) leave it for the landlord and take the repair bill in the ass when I move outWhat are the advantages and disadvantages of each?
>>2622175>extensive damage I've done to my apartment(C) Don't do this in the first place. The fuck is wrong with you?
>>2622175>(A)(i) Call repairman to fix issue, landlord says it wasn't good enough and you take the hit anyway
>>2622175(D) you inform the landlord and let them decideIt's not "your" apartment, you're just renting it
>(C) look up youtube videos for each category (e.g., drywall repair) and fix it yourselfPost pics of some of the damaget. maintenancefag
>>2622205>The fuck is wrong with you?Extreme mental illness>>2622235I've straightened many of the once ragged drywall edges after trying to fix the holes myself but making a hack job of most of them. In short I'll say that entire sections of wall up to 6 feet wide and 6-8 feet high in multiple rooms will have to go.
>>2622235smashed a few holes in the walls (gamer rage)Water spilled on the wood floors in the living room and I never cleaned it up so the wood is all wobbly.Tried replacing the bulb in the ceiling fan in the bedroom and slipped and grabbed the fan and broke off some blades so I just left it and never turned it on.2 doors broken off hinges and the knobs are all fucked up (gamer rage)left some old meat in the fridge and it spoiled, took lazy to clean up (stopped using fridge, smell is less bad now but I havn't opened it in 7 months)trash bag broke open near the door, left it there for a few months and there's some weird stain on the carpet nowblinds mostly destroyed due to catcat pissed on a pile of laundry in my room, never cleaned it up and now there's a noticeable stain in that spot.
>>2622243This is why I never want to be a landlord, imagine dealing with this
>>2622246This >>2622243 isn't OP but is relatable.
>>2622175Don't tell the landlord shit. If they already know you jacked the place up then ignorer this advice and buy some lube for your ass.Get at least three quotes from different people/companies for the repairs. Make sure you are talking to the person who will be doing the repairs. Not the boss, not the sales person, the one who does the work. The other fuckers, through incomitance or malice, will probably quote you wrong and its a hassle to sort out. Ignore highball offers. They either think you are stupid or don't want to actually do the work and are giving you a 'fuck off' quote. If someone gives you a really low offer don't discard it out of hand. Someone people really are just inexpensive and a good deal but make sure you have it in writing and that the contact states that they are responsible for overages. Also though, don't go with the cheapest just because they are cheap. For work under a certain cost you don't need a contractors license but it is almost always better to go with someone who has one, even if they generally charge a bit more. They have more to lose if you complain, are held slightly more accountable, and generally have to be bonded. They are less likely to snort your money and leave things half finished.DL, DR:Don't tell the landlord. Pay for it yourself. Make sure the repairs are good enough that they won't even notice. If they call you on it act like it was never damaged. Don't cop to shit. Be prepared for small claims court regardless.
>>2622243I don't understand how someone is mature enough to hold a job where you can afford rent, but be immature enough to have "gamer rage" and generally be an irresponsible slob. also, can we see pics of your sty
>>2622243Just leave it for the landlord and pay the man. You're not competent to do the repair or cleanup yourself
>>2622295It's called mental illness
Post pics op
>>2622243Since you are going to be homeless why care about fixing anything?
>>2622246Fuck em. If you pay your rent on time and take care of the property they repay that by paying the lowest bidder meth head to come into your home and “repair” shit then play dumb when you explain how it wasn’t actually repaired. It’s easier to just repair yourself then to call the landlord. They’re all lying scum.
>>2622243So basically you're a lazy shit and just blame it on some made up, undiagnosable mental retardation. I'd sue you if I was the landlord, and probably bash your stupid head in too for good measure. Enjoy being homeless.
>>2622175get a quote, if its more than your deposit then dont do anything
>>2622243Cat odor never goes away. Maybe MAYBE if you can run the item through your washing machine. Otherwise you're soaking with vinegar then rug doctoring.Interior prehung doors cost $150 each. The slab (the part that moves) idk maybe 70. Put a bunch of wood glue and toothpicks or golf tees in the tore out old screw locations. Then drill the hinges back in. Any damaged painted wood can be repaired with bondo, sanding, and fresh paint. Clean your fridge.Go to habitat for humanity and just replace the ceiling fan entirely. Don't say anything. They can't give fans away so 30 bills can get you a good unit. Change your lifestyle you fucking slob. Force yourself to be productive for 15 minutes for every 2 hour block of World of Warcraft or whatever useless shit you're actually doing.
>>2622175Wait till you're about to move out then fix it. Since you're dumb enough to punch walls you'll inevitably trash the place again before long.
>>2622243Holy fucking shit, you are dysfunctional as fuckIf i were your landlord id charge you double for all the repairs and disinfection of the flat
>>2622243I hope you get black listed and can never rent again
>>2623448>Cat odor never goes away. Maybe MAYBE if you can run the item through your washing machine. Otherwise you're soaking with vinegar then rug doctoring.Wrong. Cat odor can be removed with three things, you need something to neutralize cat piss which is going to be slightly acidic (So get the soaked in spot with some sort of slightly basic liquid to take it to neutral), if you use vinegar you are going to make it more acidic and that is not going to work. Next after you get it soaking in you will need to use a heat gun and some sort of water+detergent mix to slowly heat up the affected area and pull up the neutralized cat piss and remove it from the surface. Then you use some sort of fan to move air over and evaporate any residual moisture.Otherwise good advice.>>2623449It sounds like a load of work. I would get started on this as soon as possible as the less it looks like you just fixed something the better off you will be.
>>2622295They don't let him play games at his amazon workhouse obviously. >>2622246>>2623430>>2623454The government forces whatever landlord to be impartial when making tenant choices. He's most likely Section 8 which means his landlord doesn't get to chose, but also could not give less of a shit because all his fuck ups are covered under taxpayer money. He could burn down the place and his landlord would become a millionaire, it's a common jewish lightning tactic and the only reason you ever see a concentrated heap of human debris inhabiting such places. Unfortunately since OP is making an attempt at fixing it it means he's most likely not a government subsidized insurance claim and is probably going to be on the streets as soon as his contract is expired. Good luck with your disassociation disorder OP, at least the street has signs to guide you in your soon to be GTA reality.
>>2623806The rug docs shoot detergent water through and suck it back up. The problem is people let the urine absorb into the carpet, carpet pad, and into the flooring. That's a lot to try to suck out with a vac because it's the leftover chemicals that produce odor. I've never questioned the vinegar because everywhere online recommends it, but I've never been satisfied with the results either. I'd try a baking soda or even pull the carpet back and bleach that nasty crap if it ever came down to it again.
I once rented an apartment for six months, stayed in it once and spent every single night at my girlfriend’s instead. Place was spotless when I entered. I still lost my deposit.Fuck landlords, do not let them hose you for anymore than you bargained for. But also if you’re intentionally fucking them don’t be surprised if you get sued. It’s the devil’s game OP
>>2622240>In short I'll say that entire sections of wall up to 6 feet wide and 6-8 feet high inyour landlord might try and sue you.
>>2622207You do know there are courts right? You act like the LL can just keep the deposit indiscriminately. Such a cuck-slave mentality.
>>2624005Squeezing blood from a turnip, unless if its outrageous damages it’ll cost them more to go to court.
>>2622243>smashed a few holes in the walls (gamer rage)Drywall repairs are easy as fuck. Just cut enough material to reach a stud, then plaster and paint over. Cheaper than your landlord will charge.>Water spilled on the wood floors in the living room and I never cleaned it up so the wood is all wobbly.Say nothing, do nothing. This is an expensive fix and whomever your landlord sends to inspect is likely not to notice. If they do, you can argue it's a framing issue and that's not your fault. In fact make a counter accusation that the building is not suitable for living in.>Tried replacing the bulb in the ceiling fan in the bedroom and slipped and grabbed the fan and broke off some blades so I just left it and never turned it on.How fucked is it? Would wood glue and tape on top hide it?>2 doors broken off hinges and the knobs are all fucked up (gamer rage)You can get a landlord special door for about $60. ($120 for both). That's what your landlord will replace it with anyway.https://www.homedepot.com/b/Doors-Windows-Interior-Doors/Hollow-Core/No-Panel/N-5yc1vZc5ioZ1z18cn7Z1z1ujno>left some old meat in the fridge and it spoiled, took lazy to clean up (stopped using fridge, smell is less bad now but I havn't opened it in 7 months)Clean out the fridge and bleach it.>trash bag broke open near the door, left it there for a few months and there's some weird stain on the carpet nowCarpet shampoo/oxy clean and elbow grease. If that doesn't work, oxy clean and a bit of hydrogen peroxide.>blinds mostly destroyed due to catHe'll charge you for new blinds regardless of their condition. He also won't replace them for the next tennant.>cat pissed on a pile of laundry in my room, never cleaned it up and now there's a noticeable stain in that spot.Same as the other carpet stain advice.Good luck, anon.
>>2622308>>2623430>>2623448>>2623454>>2623481>>2624203This post was a troll stfu
>>2622243basedfuck your landlord, just don't pay your last two months rent and get your security deposit back that waypeople don't actually call up references btw
>>2624004why would you rent so long if you didn't even use the apartmenteither a bullshit story or you are retarded
>>2624227this. fuck landlords
>>2622320Every single person says "Mental illness" every time they don't want to do the dishes anon. It's just an easy and socially acceptable way to:1. Get out of all responsibility and convince yourself you're blameless2. get fun pills from the doctor.
>>2623814If he's section 8 housing I would recommend to not do a thing to fix it. Those shitboxes get gutted and renovated every 4 years (here at least) because everyone who lives in them has roaches/mice/bedbugs. His apartment could be spotless and they'll still gut it and renovate.
>>2624217>get btfo by people>uhh.... I was just joking....
>>2624925>everyone who lives in them has roaches/mice/bedbugsI know a guy who used to do maintenance for a section 8 property.He says that where he worked, they had to gut / renovate every time a tenant moved out. Not only did no one take basic care of their space, but they seemed to actively destroy them as if full of resentment.Also, when it came to performing maintenance on occupied units, they weren't ALLOWED to make simple repairs. They threw as much money as they could at things and still struggled not to end up with a surplus.Fridge has a burnt out bulb? New fridge.Bi-fold door needs a new roller? (pic related) New door.
>>2622243>left some old meat in the fridge and it spoiled, took lazy to clean up (stopped using fridge, smell is less bad now but I havn't opened it in 7 months)didnt happen
>>2622243Damn I feel sorry for your mom and stepdad.
>>2622175c) don't be lazy bastard and buy a putty knife, some sand paper, wall compound and some paint.
>>2626333>>2622243Story time>Be me, 17>want to finish my mother's basement so when I move out she can rent it>Freezer in basement with a whole lamb carcass and other meat>the year it took for me to finish it managed to get unplugged>Sits for a year>toward end of project need to move freezer, door opens a crack, smell permeates entire home>bleach.jpg>Its foaming green and yellow foam as I spray>gloves, put it in a garbage bag>Bury on neighbors lawn since their house was a new development and not occupied yet.>sell freezer on kijiji to a churchThe smell still traumatizes me.
>>2626349similar story>move to new house 5 months ago>put all perishables in a nice as yeti cooler>yeti cooler gets buried under shit to be moved and forgotten about>finally get to cooler months later>realize its heavy>realize i fucked up>open lid>maggot soup>dump maggot soup on side of garage>most vile repugnet smell of decomposition of spoiled onions, lunch meat, milk, eggs, salad & potatoes>neighbor just happens to call an ac repairman that day and is working on their side of the house near my garage>every fly in a 20 mile radius has honed on in the 5 month old maggot soup>hear repair man gagging on the smell and getting pissed about the flies>haven't talked to my neighbors since that day>cooler still smelled after a month long bleach bath so i gave it away
>>2626353This is really elucidating to leave some nice bagged meat forgotten Ina freezer>chicken breasts from store still in unopened package>forgotten in warm cooler for months.>the chicken breast has transformed into a mass of wormsAaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa
>>2626359the worst part is there was a bag of great value shredded cheddar cheese in there that still looked fresh from the store
>>2626373This has me worried, it should have gone bad I take...
>>2626332>Fridge has a burnt out bulb? New fridge.yup. sounds like section 8
>>2626349>kijijiGod bless you fucked up Canadians, I love you glorious goofy bastards.