tub repair and proration
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tub repair and proration (by frank [CA]) Apr 16, 2018 6:11 AM
       tub repair and proration (by myob [GA]) Apr 16, 2018 6:36 AM
       tub repair and proration (by Jason [VA]) Apr 16, 2018 6:42 AM
       tub repair and proration (by Ken [NY]) Apr 16, 2018 6:52 AM
       tub repair and proration (by S i d [MO]) Apr 16, 2018 7:13 AM
       tub repair and proration (by Pat [VA]) Apr 16, 2018 7:14 AM
       tub repair and proration (by AllyM [NJ]) Apr 16, 2018 7:14 AM
       tub repair and proration (by Robert J [CA]) Apr 16, 2018 8:24 AM
       tub repair and proration (by myob [GA]) Apr 16, 2018 11:04 AM
       tub repair and proration (by cjo'h [CT]) Apr 16, 2018 2:17 PM
       tub repair and proration (by cjo'h [CT]) Apr 16, 2018 3:13 PM
       tub repair and proration (by Jim in O C [CA]) Apr 16, 2018 4:56 PM

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tub repair and proration (by frank [CA]) Posted on: Apr 16, 2018 6:11 AM
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I had a tub that is around 15 yrs old repaired. If cost $200. The tenant cracked the floor. The repair company patched the hole and reglazed the tub.

My question is do I charge the tenant the $200 cost to repair or do I need to prorated the cost since the tub is old? My understanding is proration only applies if I am replacing the damaged item.

frank

--76.175.xxx.xxx




tub repair and proration (by myob [GA]) Posted on: Apr 16, 2018 6:36 AM
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whole bill if they cracked it. The crack is what caused it to need repaint. --99.103.xxx.xxx




tub repair and proration (by Jason [VA]) Posted on: Apr 16, 2018 6:42 AM
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I would personally charge your entire out of pocket expense. They know that they've damaged the tub and won't challenge you. --170.224.xx.x




tub repair and proration (by Ken [NY]) Posted on: Apr 16, 2018 6:52 AM
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Charge the entire cost of the repair --72.231.xxx.xxx




tub repair and proration (by S i d [MO]) Posted on: Apr 16, 2018 7:13 AM
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Think about the following 5 scenarios and you'll have your answer.

1) Punched a hole in the wall/door?

2) Smashed the glass in a window?

3) Dumped concrete down your drains?

4) Backed into the garage door?

5) Cut a section of the floor out of the garage floor to make room for working under the car?

I have long argued that depreciation is a TAX concept. Here's why.

Most of the houses I own are 60+ years old. They've been around long enough to become worthless twice (27.5 years residential depreciation). And yet...they still have value. The joists, rafters, floors, walls, ceiling, windows, doors, etc. All have value. If I sell my property to someone else, guess what happens? The IRS says, "ta da!" The house that had depreciated to zero dollars as of yesterday is now worth whatever the buyer paid for it again and can be depreciated all over again. Magic!

Bill the tenants for the total amount. --173.17.xx.xx




tub repair and proration (by Pat [VA]) Posted on: Apr 16, 2018 7:14 AM
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We've had this a lot. It is making me look at size of prospects with a raised eyebrow. Especially for the singlewides. The tubs in them are crappy. --71.51.xxx.xxx




tub repair and proration (by AllyM [NJ]) Posted on: Apr 16, 2018 7:14 AM
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How does someone crack a tub? Seems like if a tub cracks ever, the maker or purchaser of the tub did not do a good job. I do have two beachball size tenants in an upstairs who may have caused a pipe under the drain to come loose just by walking over the area and depressing the floor according to the plumber. It's plastic pipe so newer work. The other cause could be not enough glue on the connection. The beachballs did request the glass shower doors to be removed as they could no longer squeeze in. Handyman removed them. When they complained that the shower curtains were sticking to them and wanted a bowed shower rod, I told them it was not my problem. Their act of getting fat is NOT my problem --69.141.xxx.xxx




tub repair and proration (by Robert J [CA]) Posted on: Apr 16, 2018 8:24 AM
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Many times a bathtub is not properly installed and not supported that when it's filled with water and someone's weight is added -- a single placed foot in the wrong area can cause a crack. Is your tub only made of fiberglass? Steel? Or cast-iron? The fiberglass and thin steel do crack sometimes on their own.

Now if someone dropped a heavy object in the tub causing a chip or crack, you can deduct that cost from the tenants deposit so long as you give them notice to either make payment or have the deduction. --47.156.xx.xx




tub repair and proration (by myob [GA]) Posted on: Apr 16, 2018 11:04 AM
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agree with Robert. have had many crack or found holes in them. Daughter in law found many holes in hotel tub-- but they were 9MM.

Would suggest anyone who fixes holes be sure to get under tub and re support-- usually spray expanding foam. We don't fiberglass any more we use the 2 part kneaded epoxy putty. comes in white. Than light sand with appliance epoxy paint. Just a dusting. --99.103.xxx.xxx




tub repair and proration (by cjo'h [CT]) Posted on: Apr 16, 2018 2:17 PM
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Frank, and don't forget the gas you used to go there?...........Charlie........................I know,,of wasn't that much,but still..................................... --174.199.x.xxx




tub repair and proration (by cjo'h [CT]) Posted on: Apr 16, 2018 3:13 PM
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Sid, the house we're in now was supposed to be 130 years old when we bought it and that's 44 years ago,took the tub out and installed a shower,took almost 4 hours to demolish the tub with a 20 lb sledgehammer,never again..............................charlie................ --174.199.x.xxx




tub repair and proration (by Jim in O C [CA]) Posted on: Apr 16, 2018 4:56 PM
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I would need to try and figure out why the damage. Was it abuse or just old age. I had a tenant that weighed probably 290 pounds and I kept waiting for some damage to my fiberglass shower-tub but it never happened. The wood toilet seat however needed to be replaced by a heavy duty plastic unit.

I would be somewhat happy it was only $200 to repair.

--75.22.xx.xxx



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