operation), then Landlord or Landlord’s Agent, at its option, may pay same for Tenant's account, in which event Tenant shall immediately, as additional rent, reimburse Landlord in full the amount thereof. Such payment may, at the discretion of the Landlord, be added to or deemed part of the rent due and the Landlord shall have the right to seek the remedies for the collection of such charges, together with any interest and penalties incurred, as additional rent.
20.ALTERATIONS AND REDECORATING: Tenant shall not remodel or make any structural changes, alterations or additions to the Premises, remove or exchange appliances or equipment, such as, but not limited to air conditioning, heating, refrigeration or cooking units. Tenant shall not drive nails or other devices into the walls or woodwork except for a reasonable number of small nails as picture hangers (which Tenant shall be responsible for pro- fessionally repairing at end of tenancy). In no case shall tape be used. Tenant shall not paint, install wallpaper, paneling, flooring, carpeting, ceiling tiles or any other object attached in any way to the property. Tenant shall not refinish nor recoat the wood floors of the Premises. Tenant shall not affix any object containing an adhesive backing to any surface in the Premises, attach plant hooks to the ceiling, install iron safes, water beds or any other extra-heavy objects. The Landlord reserves the right to prescribe the maximum weight, proper position and the manner of placing objects. The Tenant shall be liable for any damage to the Premises caused by bringing in, using, or removing Tenant’s
furnishings. Tenant shall not change or re-key the existing locks, nor install additional locks or devices. In the unexpected event that Tenant must re-key or change the locks in an emergency, the work shall be done professionally and Tenant shall immediately provide Landlord or Landlord’s Agent with dupli- cate, working copies of all keys in such quantity as required by Landlord or Landlord’s Agent (and instructions on how to operate all new locks). The Ten- ant shall be responsible for the quality of any replacement locks and any damage caused by installation.
21.LANDLORD CONSENT REQUIRED: The Tenant is required to submit a written request to the Landlord for permission to perform any altera- tions. Prior to performing any alterations, Tenant must have the Landlord’s consent in writing. Landlord shall have the right to inspect the Premises to determine whether it has been altered or redecorated without consent, or whether such alterations and redecoration, if done with written consent, have been properly completed in a good and workmanlike manner. Any alterations, repairs or replacements which have been permitted, are to be done with a quality of materials and workmanship comparable to those which currently exist on the Premises.
22.REPAIRS AND NOTICE OF DEFECTS: Tenant shall give the Landlord or Landlord’s Agent prompt notice of any defects, leaks, or breakage in the structure, equipment or fixtures of the Premises including damage by accident, fire, storm or flood.
23.APPLIANCES AND PERSONAL PROPERTY: [See Section 6] Any refrigerator, range, washer, dryer, dishwasher, other personal property or appliances which are located or installed on the Premises are provided “as is,” are for the Tenant's use and convenience and are not warranted by Landlord. Tenant agrees to maintain said appliances and personal property at Tenant's own risk and expense and maintain them in good order. In the event of replacement of appliances, the cost shall be the responsibility of the Landlord. By definition, replacement shall be necessary in the event the cost of repair exceeds seventy percent (70%) of the replacement cost, unless such condition is the result of Tenant negligence.
24.REPAIRS AND TENANT MAINTENANCE OF PREMISES: The Tenant shall keep the Premises in good order and condition and shall not deliberately or negligently destroy, deface, damage, impair or remove any part of the Premises, nor permit any person to do so, and any repairs resulting from such acts shall be paid for by the Tenant. (Tenant shall not order repairs on or about the Premises without prior approval of Landlord or Landlord’s Agent.) Landlord shall be responsible for structural and major repairs to the Premises including the heating and air conditioning systems, roof, water heater, electrical systems, and structural elements. Tenant shall be responsible for the ongoing maintenance and operation of the Premises (including, but not lim- ited to, points 1-16 below), and for repairs made necessary by misuse, negligence, excessive wear and tear, or destructive activities of Tenant, other oc- cupants, guests, invitees, pets or others, whether authorized or unauthorized. In addition, all repairs not otherwise addressed in this Lease are each sub- ject to a deductible amount of [See Section 10] which is to be paid promptly by Tenant.
Additionally, the Tenant shall be responsible for:
1.Maintaining the Premises in a clean, orderly and sanitary condition and complying with all applicable federal, state and local laws, ordinances and regulations with respect to occupancy of the Premises;
2.Disposing of all trash, garbage, and waste in suitable covered containers or appropriate or required receptacles;
3.Using and operating all appliances, equipment and systems in a safe and reasonable manner so as not to overload them;
4.Maintaining, turning off and properly draining water pipes in cold weather. In the event that the plumbing at the Premises is frozen or obstructed due to negligence of Tenant, Tenant’s family, guests or others, Tenant shall immediately pay the cost of repairing the frozen pipes or clearing the obstruction and any additional costs associated with the repair (including, but not limited to, drywall, carpet and repainting);
5.Changing of furnace, heat pump and air conditioner filters at Tenant’s expense at least once every two (2) months;
6.Clearing plumbing stoppages of all toilets and drains including garbage disposals; In the event that plumbing of premises is obstructed due to the negli- gence of the Tenant, Tenant’s family, employees, or guests, the cost for clearing such obstructions shall be paid by the Tenant;
7.Replacing and fixing any glass or screen breakage; Furnishing and replacing light bulbs, fuses and faucet washers as needed;
8.Maintaining all flooring and carpeting in a clean and good condition;
9.Cutting and maintaining the lawn, keeping hedges trimmed, flower beds and shrubbery in good order and properly pruned;
10.Maintaining exterior gutters, drains and grounds free of leaves and other debris;