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Removing a useless dishwasher

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In my apartment there is a very small dishwasher. It's not only VERY small, it does not do its job properly. Thereafter, I asked the landlord (the building administration company) whether they could change it for a proper one or just remove it.

The answer, without any sign of vacillation, was that it belongs in the apartment and it will stay there. No option or anything else.

Does it really have to be like that? I feel completely powerless against this sort of responses, despite religiously paying the expensive rent. Anytime I've requested something (that could even be considered regular maintenance) I've got back a "no" or a bill as an answer.

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I feel completely powerless against this sort of responses, despite religiously paying the expensive rent.
Religiously paying the expensive rent is very much the norm here, this isn't Greece. Do you expect praise for paying your rent?

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Hello,

In my apartment there is a very small dishwasher. It's not only VERY small, it does not do its job properly. Thereafter, I asked the landlord (the building administration company) whether they could change it for a proper one or just remove it.

The answer, without any sign of vacillation, was that it belongs in the apartment and it will stay there. No option or anything else.

Does it really have to be like that? I feel completely powerless against this sort of responses, despite religiously paying the expensive rent. Anytime I've requested something (that could even be considered regular maintenance) I've got back a "no" or a bill as an answer.

Thanks
It depends on how long you intend to stay. I didn't have a dishwasher, I removed a unit put it in storage and installed a dishwasher at my own cost. For me it was cheaper than moving.
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Re: Removing a useless dishwaser

maybe exchange it for an eastern european version. i heard they are cheaper and work better.
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Hello,

In my apartment there is a very small dishwasher. It's not only VERY small, it does not do its job properly. Thereafter, I asked the landlord (the building administration company) whether they could change it for a proper one or just remove it.

The answer, without any sign of vacillation, was that it belongs in the apartment and it will stay there. No option or anything else.

Does it really have to be like that? I feel completely powerless against this sort of responses, despite religiously paying the expensive rent. Anytime I've requested something (that could even be considered regular maintenance) I've got back a "no" or a bill as an answer.

Thanks
Welcome to the forum.

Does the machine have sufficient salt and rinse aid?
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Religiously paying the expensive rent is very much the norm here, this isn't Greece. Do you expect praise for paying your rent?

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Haha, true that, I wanted to stress that here you don't feel treated like a paying customer
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It depends on how long you intend to stay. I didn't have a dishwasher, I removed a unit put it in storage and installed a dishwasher at my own cost. For me it was cheaper than moving.
Given the difficulties of finding apartments in the city, I don't intend to move anytime soon. I don't have storage room, which is something I've also asked about and they seem not to give a damn either.
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Welcome to the forum.

Does the machine have sufficient salt and rinse aid?
Yes, it's still quite useless (plus it's so bad that I'd need to plug it every time I want to use it...
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Re: Removing a useless dishwasher

Have you considered divorce?
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