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My AST with my tenant is coming to an end on 20th February

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My AST with my tenant is coming to an end on 20th February after 2 years. In the 'cleaning' clause in the contract I have mentioned that he needs to get the carpets professionally washed, all linens and curtains dry cleaned. It is mentioned that he must provide me with receipts for the same. He has duly signed everything. Would a clause such as this be considered illegal in the eyes of the arbitrator at the deposit protection service?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Ash replied 2 years ago.
Hello my name is ***** ***** I will help you with this.
Does it say in the contract it needs to be professionally washed and dry cleaned?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Yes it does say so in the contract which he has signed.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Hello I do not want to avail of any additional services
Expert:  Ash replied 2 years ago.
Its not illegal. It may be unreasonable, but that does not make it illegal. The tenant signed the condition and agreement. He did not have to but chose to and therefore is bound by it.
Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?
Expert:  Ash replied 2 years ago.
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