QUIZ: How will you fix things to get the security deposit back?

... and if you want it back, you WILL need to fix almost everything

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There’s a  fine line between  “fun” cleaning and  “maniacal” cleaning  (see above). So, for  your own mental  stability, take  breaks.
 
There’s a fine line between “fun” cleaning and “maniacal” cleaning (see above).
So, for your own mental stability, take breaks.

Answer these questions (scoring key below)

Nail holes in the living room wall

     a) white toothpaste oughta do it

     b) spackle or painters putty oughta do it

     c) wood filler or caulk oughta do it

Cleaning the carpeting

     a) I’ll douse it in club soda and cross my fingers

     b) I’ll spot clean any stains

     c) I’ll rent/hire a carpet cleaner and go to town

Dirty tiles in the bathroom

     a) put a plunger over it and hope they don’t look

     b) pour bleach on that mold

     c )scrub/sand the mold/mildew away with soap

Rip in the curtains/blinds

     a) make a pattern throughout to match

     b) patch it with tape/thread

     c) replace the damaged one

That weird smell coming form who-knows-what

     a) baking soda, fans, and open windows will handle it

     b) it’s cuz I swept everything under the oven

     c) ugh, I’ll clean until it’s gone

There’s something on the wall/cabinets

     a) just paint over it

     b) reline the cupboard with that stick-on stuff

     c) scrub/sand it away, then paint it

Broken molding

     a) remove the rest; they’ll forget it was ever there

     b) glue it back on there

     c) use wood putty and sandpaper

KEY:   a = 1 point  |  b = 2 points  |  c = 3 points

Your level of “Mr. Fix It”:

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