Common Repair Tips
Fix Low Water Pressure
  • DO NOT USE hazardous chemicals such as "Drain O" or "Liquid Plumber"!
  • Remove the Drain Stopper (bathroom) or Basket Strainer (kitchen).  Seal the Sink Overflow (bathroom) with duct tape or wet cloth.
  • Use the Plunger to seal against the drain and make quick short strokes for one minutes to free up the clog.
  • Check drain, repeat if necessary.
  • If drain clog is freed, remove the duct tape or cloth from overflow and replace the stopper/strainer.
Free a Cloged drain
  • Unscrew the Aerator on the tip of the faucet.
  • Clean or Tap the Aerator gently to remove any debris
  • Screw the Aerator tightly so water won't leak from the side.
Note:  Water pressure may vary with dut to water service location and age of building.
Free a Clogged Toilet
  • DO NOT USE hazardous chemicals such as "Drain O" or "Liquid Plumber"!
  • Use the Plunger to seal against the drain and make quick short strokes for one minute to free up the clog.
  • Check drain, repeat if necessary.
  • Once clog is freed, slowly pour Warm Water down the drain and flush and toilet.
Stop Overflowing Toilet
  • Jiggle the Flush Handle a bit
  • Open the top of the Tank and check if the Chain connected to the Stopper can be freed.
  • Pull the Ball Float Rod up, if the flowing stops, bend the rod downward to lower the Ball Float.
  • If problem persists, shut the Water Supply Faucet behind the toilet when not in use, submit a Maintenance Request.
Water Related Issues
 
 
Electricty Related Issues
Fix a Beeping Smoke Detector
  • Replace the Battery in the Smoke Detector.
The Lights are not Working
  • Locate and check the Electrical Breakers corresponding to the Lights, flip the Breaker Swith "ON" if necessary Change the Lightbulb.
  • Make sure you are not Loading the circuit too much with plug in appliances.
  • If it is a GFCI Outlet, check the Reset Button Locate and check the Electrical Breakers corresponding to the Outlet, flip the Breaker Switch "ON" if necessary.
Electrical Outlet not Working
Ants
  • Note:  Ants Infestations are primarily Tenant Responsibilities.
  • Keep units clean and dry.  Make sure to keep food containers sealed and stored away when not eating, and check that the lid is closed tightly on indoor Trash Bins.  Place Ant Traps where ants travel.  If problem persists, submit a Maintenance Request.
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