Clause to maintain gardens

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  • Clause to maintain gardens

    My Tenancy Agreement stipulates that I need to maintain the garden.

    I have no problem with this but have not been provided with any equipment to do so. The maintanace is quite minor, cutting back brambles and weeding shingle however im a student and really cant afford to buy the neccessary equipment.

    My previous landlord provided us with equipment to maintain the garden, i was wondering whether the landlord is required to provide the neccessary equipment to perform the maintance.

    Thanks

  • #2
    No. Theres nothing which stipulates a landlord is obliged to do it, some do it because they think if they provide the equipment it makes it more likely people will do this. Its like you're required to maintain the property, yet you wouldnt expect them to provide paint and paint brushes!
    [I]The opinions I give are simply my opinions and interpretations of what I have learnt, in numerous years as a property professional, I would not rely upon them without consulting with a paid advisor and providing them with all the relevant facts[I]

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    • #3
      No requirement to provide equipment.

      Suggest that you approach your landlord and ask for secateurs or some such. If they say no, use a pair of scissors or a sharp knife. Pull the weeds with your hands.

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