ELECTRICITY AND WATER CONSUMPTION
Included in your rental is the charge for the use of electricity and water.
In order to maintain the level charged, we request that you:
- Use only the minimal amount of electricity required required. Please switch off all lights and electrical appliances while not in use or when you leave the room.
- Water should be used sparingly. Please report any leaks to the security/building manager as soon as they are
- Dump rubbish (including food uneaten or stale) in the dustbins provided.
- Keep the bathrooms and kitchens in a clean state as you would like to find them.
- Ensure that all stove plates and ovens are turned off when not in use. Bar heaters are not allowed and will be confiscated if found.
CONSIDERATION FOR OTHERS
Seriously disruptive or disorderly behaviour that results in the disturbance of others may lead to immediate termination of
the lease agreement.
Playing of music or other sounds at unreasonable levels is strictly forbidden. The Lessor reserves the right to confiscate
any music equipment in the event that the Lessee does not adhere to this rule. Such equipment will be returned to the
Lessee at the end of each semester.
Shouting, calling or talking in a raised voice is not acceptable.
Running in corridors or in any other areas of the building is not permitted.
Report your disturbances to your Resident Assistant and Building Manager.
CARE OF THE BUILDING, COMMON AREAS AND ROOMS
You must keep your room clean and tidy at all times. Bed linen should be changed and washed at least once a week. The
furniture provided in your room may not be removed from your room, or the building, without prior consent. The full cost
of repairing any item of furniture or electrical appliance provided by us will be charged to you with an appropriate
administration charge of not less than R100.
Insects and rodents are a health hazard. All food kept in your room must be stored in suitable containers or wrapped
tightly, t prevent insects or rodents from accessing it. Stale, unfinished or waste food must be immediately thrown
in the dustbins provided in the kitchens.
Furniture must not be removed from the common area to your room. Any damage found to the room on inspection will be billed directly and become payable immediately. Should we find that the state of your room is such that there may be a potential health hazard, you will be formally requested to clean your room. Should you consistently keep your room in such a state we will arrange for the room to be cleaned and all costs will be for your account. We reserve the right to inspect your room in your absence and we will not be held responsible for any losses.
You will ensure that prior to vacating the room, for weekends, vacations or otherwise, that your room is cleaned and that any form of food or drink is stored or thrown out, and that pots, pans, cups and plates are cleaned. We reserve the right to clean your room in your absence and hold you accountable for costs incurred, and we will not be responsible for any losses.
Cooking of food in your room is strictly forbidden. You may not remove any microwave ovens or hot-plates supplied from the communal kitchen for cooking in your rooms or otherwise.
Clothes or other items may not be hung from the windows of the building.
No posters or other items may be permanently affixed to the walls, windows or furniture of your room or any other part of the building. It is in your best interests to keep the building in a clean state – please do not soil, mark, litter or damage the
common areas of the building.
Toilets must not be used for the disposal of any foreign objects: only ordinary toilet paper may be flushed down the toilet.
SMOKING, DRUGS AND ALCHOHOL
The building is a smoke-free zone. Smoking, drinking, or taking drugs is strictly prohibited within your room and in the common areas of the building. Consumption and storage of alcohol is not allowed in your room or in the building. You will not use, store, or sell non-prescription drugs or narcotics in the building. Should alcohol or any form of drugs be found on your person or in your room, we reserve the right to immediately terminate the lease agreement and take whatever legal action that may be necessary against you.
MEDICAL CONDITIONS AND DISABILITIES
Should you suffer from any medical illness or disability, we would appreciate you notifying us so that we are in a position to be of assistance in the event of a medical emergency.
SAFETY AND SECURITY
We cannot be held responsible for any losses that you may incur whilst residing in our building. In light of this, please keep your room locked at all times and ensure that the windows are fully closed when you are not present in your room.
The key for your room must never be given or lent to any other person. You should ensure that there are no key tags or other forms of identification that would make it easy to identify the room or building to which the key belongs.
It is vital that you take good care never to leave your key in a place where it could be lost or stolen. We will not be held responsible for any theft or burglary involving your possessions.
Tampering with any security or fire-fighting equipment is a serious offence and is strictly forbidden. Should you tamper with the fire-fighting equipment in any way, we reserve the right not only to have you arrested, but also to lay criminal charges against you. The cost of restoring such equipment will be for your account (a minimum charge of R500 for tampering with equipment).
The use of candles, oil lamps, incense or anything that produces a naked flame is a potential fire hazard and is strictly forbidden for use in your room or in any other part of the building.
Lost, Stolen or misplaced keys will be replaced by KBW Properties at the tenant’s expense.
Visitors are allowed in the reception area. Family members may visit in the communal areas only. No visitors allowed in the bedrooms.
Firearms (or any other form of weapon, e.g. knives) are strictly forbidden.
No group meetings or demonstrations will be permitted without our prior approval.
Pamphlets of any nature may not be placed or handed out in the building without our prior consent.