Clean Carpet is a must for landlords looking to attract new tenants. The cost to replace carpet is significantly more than the cost to clean it if cleaning is possible.
The prospective tenant’s first look at an available unit is a lasting one. Stains, smells, and worn spots will keep a tenant from renting your unit.
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If your market has low vacancy rates, you may be able to get away with less attractive carpet. However in a market with higher vacancies where tenants have more opportunity to chose from available units, you will need attractive flooring to compete.
The average life expectancy of carpet varies from five to ten years depending on quality of carpet, traffic, care, etc It is estimated with regular cleaning that the life can be extended up to twice the average.Continue Reading …