University Of Chichester Housing Fair

By | 9th May 2017

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University Of Chichester Housing Fair

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1) Accommodation Checklist

The Exterior

  • The roof looks sound, there aren’t any tiles missing.
  • The gutters and pipes aren’t broken, leaking or full of grass.
  • The window frames aren’t rotten.
  • The windows aren’t broken, cracked or draughty.

The Interior

  • No signs of damp, e.g: dark patches, peeling wallpaper or flaking paint.
  • Few signs of condensation such as mould on the walls.
  • There aren’t any signs of pests, like slug trails and mouse droppings.

Gas & Electricity

  • The plugs don’t get hot when switched on. Check there are plenty of sockets.
  • The wiring doesn’t look old, there aren’t any frayed cables.
  • The gas fire heats up properly and isn’t heat stained (if it is it may be dangerous).
  • When was the last service and is there a valid Gas Safety Certificate.
  • The cooker works! Try it.

Plumbing

  • There is hot water.
  • The taps all work properly.
  • The bath and basins aren’t cracked and the toilet flushes properly.

Security

  • The external doors are solid with five-bar mortice locks. Your insurance may insist on this.
  • The internal bedroom doors all have locks.
  • The windows all have locks.
  • Does it have a burglar alarm? Use your bargaining powers to get one. It is in the landlord’s interest as well as your own.
  • Does it have a smoke detector?

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