As a Renter you are required to report an urgent repairs immediately.
If urgent repairs are needed the renter should first take reasonable steps to arrange for the Rental Provider or Agent to fix the problem.
What To Do About An Urgent Repair?
In accordance with the legislation, if an urgent repair should occur whilst our office is closed, please contact one of our preferred trades people:
Emergency Trades List:
Handyman / Builder: Bendigo Property Maintenance – Tel: 0419 272 700
Electrical: Ecotech – Tel: 0400 066 932 or Get Sparked – Tel: 0437 718 609
Plumbing or Gas: Greg Hicks – Tel: 0448 701 138
Flood Damage: Bendigo Property Maintenance – Tel: 0419 272 700
What Is An Urgent Repair?
The Residential Tenancies Act 1997 distinguishes between urgent and non-urgent repairs.
Burst water service
Blocked or broken toilet system
Serious roof leak
Dangerous electrical fault
Flooding or serious flood damage
Serious storm or fire damage
Failure or breakdown of any essential service or appliance provided by a landlord or agent for hot water, water, cooking, heating, or laundering
Failure or breakdown of the gas, electricity or water supply
Any fault or damage in the premises that makes the premises unsafe or insecure
An appliance, fitting or fixture that is not working properly and causes a substantial amount of water to be wasted
A serious fault in a lift or staircase (contact the body corporate as displayed at your property)
*Should you call a trades person for a non-urgent repair you, the Renter, may be liable to settle any costs.*