Zillow Advice: Home Improvement - Can I as a landlord just remove the window screens where my tenants live? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Can-I-as-a-landlord-just-remove-the-window-screens-where-my-tenants-live/442585/ Zillow Advice | Zillow Real Estate Hmmm...sounds like maybe ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Can-I-as-a-landlord-just-remove-the-window-screens-where-my-tenants-live/442585/ Hmmm...sounds like maybe you don't like to fix things, and for your tenant to GET you to fix things, she feels the need to report you.<br/><br/>Good for her!&nbsp; Didn't bank on her knowing the law, did you? Fri, 28 Sep 2012 01:57:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Can-I-as-a-landlord-just-remove-the-window-screens-where-my-tenants-live/442585/ 2012-09-28T01:57:00Z The Federal laws require ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Can-I-as-a-landlord-just-remove-the-window-screens-where-my-tenants-live/442585/ The Federal laws require that as a landlord you must provide livable conditions to the tenant.&nbsp;<br/>Would YOU want to live in a house that does not have window screens? What if the weather was nice outside and you wanted to open the windows to let the fresh air in .....&nbsp;<br/><br/>To you your rental property is an investment, but to the tenant it is their HOME.&nbsp; Fri, 29 Jun 2012 22:47:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Can-I-as-a-landlord-just-remove-the-window-screens-where-my-tenants-live/442585/ 2012-06-29T22:47:00Z You certainl will be required ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Can-I-as-a-landlord-just-remove-the-window-screens-where-my-tenants-live/442585/ You certainl will be required to have window screens for rented properties. In addition, certain municipalities require them to be installed in every window. I've found this site [Hotlink removed by Zillow moderator. Please see our Good Neighbor Policy.] Thu, 28 Jun 2012 15:57:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Can-I-as-a-landlord-just-remove-the-window-screens-where-my-tenants-live/442585/ 2012-06-28T15:57:00Z Window Screen &amp; Window ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Can-I-as-a-landlord-just-remove-the-window-screens-where-my-tenants-live/442585/ Window Screen &amp; Window Treatment are 2 different things altogether. <br/><br/>For Example: If the drapes you had provided is torn you won't replace it ...since it conveys AS IS.<br/><br/>However window screens are part of permanent fixtures in the home just like if a window breaks you would replace it. <br/><br/>You may want to speak to an attorney or hire a property manager to handle the demanding tenants needs for next year. <br/><br/>Good Luck! Tue, 15 May 2012 12:20:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/Can-I-as-a-landlord-just-remove-the-window-screens-where-my-tenants-live/442585/ 2012-05-15T12:20:00Z