Category: Property Management

how to replace a toilet Seal

The Toilet Seal is probably one of the least thought about but the most critical parts of your bathroom. The seal we are talking about is located at the bottom of your toilet and connects it to the floor. This seal is usually made of wax and called a “Wax …

How to write a pet addendum

Pets are a staple of the American household. For many, owning a cat or dog is one of the best feelings in the world. Over half of households in the US have pets according to the American Veterinary Medical Association. As a landlord, it is a difficult decision on whether …

Keeping In Touch With Your Tenants

Keeping in touch with your tenants is something you will have to do as a Landlord. From leaking faucets to collecting rent you will have to interact with your tenants at some point. Cozy provides a few ways to stay in contact without overwhelming you. E-mails When you list a …

Cozy Payment Methods for Renters

Cozy has a payment system that allows the renters to pay their rent with credit or debit cards, as well as sending bank-to-bank (ACH) payments. These bank-to-bank payments come directly from the renters checking account and are deposited directly into the landlord’s bank account. You no longer have to chase …

Screening: Background and Credit Checks

If you are on the fence about screening your applicants, here is everything you need to know to make an informed decision. What screening services does Cozy offer? Cozy offers two types of screenings. Background check Credit check Cozy gives you the option to do both for $39.99, one for …

When Your Hot-Water Is TOO Hot!

Thermostat If you feel like your hot-water is way too hot, before you call a professional, check the thermostat. Your water being too hot is usually the result of the thermostat being set at too high of a temperature. If this is the case, verify that your hot water heater …

How to unclog an AC Drain line with a Shop Vac

The condensate drain line is an important part of your air conditioning system. If this drain line gets clogged up your air conditioner will start to leak water inside your home. This guide will show you how to unclog your ac drain line with just a shop vac in just …

Why is my water not getting hot?

If you step into the shower and are greeted by freezing cold water it may be time to look at your hot-water heater. Electric water heaters are pretty simple and almost anyone can diagnose the issues that can occur. Water heaters can have a variety of issues such as leaks, …

Why do I have no hot water?

If you turn on the faucet and the water coming out is cold something is most likely wrong with your hot water heater. Once you go through the list below you should be able to identify what is wrong with your hot water heater. The hot-water heater is not getting …

Why is my hot-water heater leaking?

A leaky hot water heater can cause lots of damage inside your home. There are quite a few things that cause your hot-water heater to leak and we are going to look at all of them below. Faulty temperature and pressure relief valve The temperature and pressure relief valve, sometimes …