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In North Carolina, are landlords required to replace carpet between occupants? how long before a landlord has to replace carpet?

Cornelius, NC |

carpet replacement in an apartment. carpet was old and patched in areas at the time of move in. lived there for four years. received a bill from landlord for carpet replacement prorated at 7 years.

Attorney Answers 1

  1. Unless your lease says differently, landlords generally can charge the tenant only for damage to the rental unit, not for wear and tear or generalized cleaning.