Have an attorney write a demand letter requesting the money or a clear explanation of how it was used with receipts.
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You could sue in small claims court on your own.
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Small claims court is your best option. If you took pictures of your apartment and can show how you left it and can show your cleaning service receipt, that will certainly help. If you can bring in something that shows what replacement slats cost, that would also help your claim. Bottom line is that is what small claims court is for.