Contact us and let us know if you will be residing in the house during the Summer months. If not, we will arrange a time with you to pick up or send keys to you.
Complete your move-in checklist and point out any concerns you would like attended to so we can address them as quickly as possible.
Call all utility companies to change the account to your name. You will be responsible for utility bills even if you do not occupy the unit during the Summer.
Upon moving in to your new house, contact the following utilities to transfer service to your name. Below you will find the websites and telephone numbers for most utilities that are needed.
ELECTRICITY — American Electric Power, 800-277-2177
GAS — Columbia Gas, 800-344-4077
CABLE/INTERNET — Time Warner, 740-592-4831
WATER/TRASH/SEWER — City of Athens, 740-592-3347 You do not need to contact anyone. The water/trash/sewer bill will be sent each month to the house for the current occupants. You pay your bill by delivering a check to the water office in the City Hall Building on Washington Street.
TELEPHONE — Verizon, 800-483-4000
Moving out. some reminders.
The following is a list of reminders to help you fulfill your rental obligation of leaving your unit in a clean and undamaged condition and make your move out go as smoothly as possible.
Put all trash and unwanted items at curbside for pickup. Check with the Water Department for extra trash charges.
Make sure the house is clean and all floors are swept, mopped, and/or vacuumed.
Remove ALL debris and personal belongings. All furniture and personal belongings must be removed from the property no later than the last day of your lease term. Any items left after will be assumed trash and there will be a fee for discarding them. If you would like to donate furniture, call ReUse Industries (740) 594-5103 and they will pick it up for free.
Clean and remove all food from the refrigerator and freezer and leave plugged in.
Clean the stove and oven. Cleaning the stove and oven requires using proper oven cleaning solutions and scrubbing pads.
Clean and tidy basement/laundry area.
Be sure the grounds and lawn are trimmed and free of debris.
Upon leaving, please be sure to fully secure the house by locking all windows and doors.
Leave house and room keys in an envelope with your name and forwarding address on the kitchen counter. There will be a $15.00 charge for each key not returned. $50.00 will be charged to change the lock.
Sabel Rentals will not be responsible for any items left in the house after your lease term is over.