Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Texas

Q: At this apartment for 3 years I called the maintenance people because my toilet was stuffed up they sent black plumbing

So I get a bill of over $300 for the guy to come down and just unclog the toilet I never authorized them nor did I asked him to call Black plumbing the management called black plumbing am I responsible for the bill I'm on disability

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John Michael Frick
John Michael Frick
  • Frisco, TX
  • Licensed in Texas

A: The answer to your question depends on what your agreement is with your landlord as embodied in your lease.

It likely also turns on what caused the clog. If the clog resulted from stuff flushed down the toilet in your apartment by you or your guests, it is probable that you are responsible.

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