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Clogged Sinks, Tubs & Toilets

Never use any chemicals to unclog a sink, tub or toilet. These buildings have older plumbing that chemicals will damage. If your toilet is clogged try to use a plunger to unclog it. If you are unsuccessful, submit a maintenance request. If your sink or tub is clogged,...

Hanging items in my apartment

Small nail holes in the walls for hanging pictures are considered “normal” wear and tear in your apartment. Please do not fill these holes yourself, as it is easier for our maintenance staff to use the correct material and prepare them for repainting. If you have a...

What should I do if I smell gas odors?

If the gas odor is minor, not intoxicating, one of your pilot lights most likely needs to be re-lit. There are typically three pilot lights: 2 for the stovetop burners, and 1 below the oven. If your pilot light does not stay lit, try to wipe any residue off the pilot...

Air Conditioners

When purchasing an air conditioner: Only 5,000-8,000 btu window units are allowed. The wiring in the buildings cannot support larger units. Newer, energy efficient models should be purchased to reduce the chance of tripping circuits in the apartment. When installing...

What if there is a power outage?

If the power goes out in your apartment after using an electrical device: Unplug the device. If it is in a GFCI outlet, press the “test” button and then press the “reset” button. If it still does not work, go to the electrical panel for your...

Phone, Cable and Internet Issues

If you use your phone outlet for internet access, it is important to note that the buildings have only “2-wire” phone-wire running to each apartment from the phone box. They do not have fiber wires, or “4-wire” phone-wires. If your internet...