Q: Dear Mr. Reno:
If the carpet in my rental home is 10 yrs old but in good condition, do I have the right to demand our tenants to pay for the replacement of the carpet if they allowed their dog for 2 1/2 yrs to urinate all over it throughout the entire house so much that it went through the padding into the sub flooring? Professional carpet cleaning services said it would be impossible to clean it.
Dean Loftis, Mississippi
A: Yes, you can, but why change it if they’re still there?
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