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Tis the Season: Should You Let Your The Woodlands Renters Hang Christmas Lights?

The Woodlands Tenant Hanging Christmas Lights for the Holiday SeasonPutting up Christmas decorations is a time-honored tradition for renters and homeowners alike. Many tenants want to adorn their eaves and windows with strings of lights, adding a cheerful twinkle to long winter nights. However, hanging up Christmas lights on a house is a lot more difficult and dangerous than putting up other kinds of holiday decorations. You cannot always be confident with what the end result will be, as everyone has different notions of what may be regarded as a tasteful holiday display. For multiple reasons, The Woodlands property owners and landlords should have second thoughts before letting their renters hang Christmas lights themselves.

Consider the Risks

There are more than 1,000 serious injuries created by hanging Christmas decorations each year, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. Falls, electrical shocks, cuts, and abrasions severe enough to send people to the emergency room are only some of the latent risks of hanging lights.

Another liability risk involves designs that go against the regulations of Common Interest Communities (commonly known as Homeowner Associations) and other local governances. A CIC, in particular, may have stringent rules about Christmas decorations. They list what kind of decorations and how many of each can be used. Some CICs also have rules about when the decorations can be installed and how long they can be on display. If your tenant violates CIC regulations, you may find yourself on the hook for fines, disciplinary action, or other unwanted consequences.

Observing the CIC rules to be in compliance with them may require prohibiting renters from hanging their own Christmas lights in your property. While no one desires to be a holiday grinch, allowing tenants to do their own Christmas decorating can bring in liability. This is not something that property owners can afford to leave to chance. As a result, it is necessary to talk with your tenants and identify what are suitable holiday decorating guidelines.

In Conclusion

No matter the season, it’s critical to oversee your properties carefully, a service that is an essential role of the Real Property Management Republic move towards property management. Our expert property managers comprehend the worth of completing regular property evaluations and looking after the safety of your tenants and in observance of their lease. To know more, please contact us online or call us at 281-362-5001 today.

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