My landlord has charged me almost 600.00 for carpet cleaning... I had carpets in the home I occupied professionally cleaned before I left. IN addition while I lived there I covered the carpting with my own area carpets, and left the carpets almost unworn condition. PLUS the check they sent to me is made out to a 'Ruth Guerin' and my name is Helen. There is no 'Ruth' or anything like it in my name, so I cannot redeem the check they did send. AND they should have had my money to me by 9/30/08. Also... can I ask for interest on the portion of the money they kept for almost a year $1095.00?
Colorado Springs, Colorado
I have not tried anything so far, just wondering if I should pursue getting my back.
based on what you are saying, yes, you have a claim for the carpet cleaning funds. you should have had a walk-thru to address this and have the landlord sign off but i would suggest you claim it anyway as it seems pretty clear that you should not have been charged for that.
you say that they should have had your money by 9/30. when did you get it (todays the 1st?)? also, why would they have made this out to a "Ruth"?
in any event, you should call them and immediately send a certified letter rejecting the amount they sent you and asking for the full amount payable to you properly.
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