Am I over reacting about this situation with my landlord?

I texted my landlord to let them know that the dishwasher wasn’t working and has a leak when it’s running(mind you since we moved in we told them it didn’t work and water was sitting on the bottom and won’t drain, they said “that’s normal”) so she texted me back and said that John her partner would be over in 20-30mins, but that he wasn’t feeling go so to please put our dogs away. I told her if he wasn’t feeling good, I cannot have him over here, not with me being pregnant and my toddler, I can’t risk anything with this virus going around. So she called me and said, “he’s not feeling good is due to his diabetes, kidney, and liver failure, his immune system is just always compromised,” and I said yes EXACTLY why I could not have him here!! Not to mention he’s in his 60’s and she is a flight attendant that JUST got back today from out of the country!! So after I told her no, he decided to show up anyways with gloves and a mask with his son, I told him I’m not letting you in I already told your partner that i could not have you here with you being sick. He threw his hands up at me like eh yeah yeah whatever your stupid and walked off to just sit in my driveway!! I am so upset for man,y reasons one, please don’t just show up at my house without a 24-hour notice. Two your freaking sick right now, and there’s this crazy virus going around how dare you!! Am I overreacting here??

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You asked for something to be fixed…do you want it fixed today or never? Honestly… But as for him being sick i understand! Get over your 24 hour bs keep your apartment clean you wont need a 24 hr notice.

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I will say this… he had gloves and a mask on.

What’s the problem?

You called and wanted your dish washer fixed? Great timing lol.

Then when he shows up with a MASK AND GLOVES ON you are rude to him?

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I mean if it’s not a right now issue and it’s been like that since you moved in you shouldn’t have even texted him just say something when you pay the rent, I could see why he’s upset he’s high risk for this virus going around and he drove to help and then you told him to leave. Everyone in stressed out and going crazy inside. Let’s us just breathe

If you text about a problem they tried to fix it. You cant complain they didnt fix it because you didnt let them try (not that you didnt have a valid reason, but it isn’t an essential service, imo. I have a dishwasher I dont use. )

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You WAY overreacted. His sickness was not virus related. You called because you wanted your washer fixed. He took extra precautions with a mask and glove to make you feel safe. He dropped everything to quickly come to your house, and you treated him like dirt. He did not need to give 24 hours in this case.

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Maybe should’ve figured something out so he could’ve been there when you weren’t. You should’ve Been more vocal. I’d be more nervous about how they’re going to react after this whole situation is over. Don’t be surprised to find an eviction notice

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U did the right thing

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They should send a licensed plumber out of courtesy… (granted if he was healthy, I wouldn’t see a problem with him fixing the issue).

However… you never know. Especially right now!

You need to look up your tenant rights for your state. Each state has guidelines for landlords.

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Seriously- you protect yourself and your toddler! He should give you 24 hrs notice and not be sick!! What a twat for putting you & your family at risk. :100: yesss

Call that sick man and apologize for being at bit crazy. Done

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Hand wash the dishes and there wouldn’t even be a problem 🤷🏽

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No. They sound like uneducated selfish assholes. :roll_eyes:

Not over reacting at all. Also Try checking the filter in your dishwasher. A lot of times they get so clogged with left over food that they don’t drain properly

Definitely not overreacting!

You told them you had a problem. :woman_facepalming:t4: they came to fix it smfh

This is why I haven’t told my landlord about our messed up door. First it happened in the winter and he never comes out when it’s “cold”, so I wait until it gets warmer and now I don’t want him over at all because of this stuff. And I’m sure he would think it’s still too cold anyway.

You should have thought about this before you called about the dishwasher. They are frustrated with you because you called about a complaint only to not want to have it fixed. They are clearly trying to take precautions, as are you. Sounds like you just need to get back on the phone with the lady and talk things about in a clam, rational manner.

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If you didn’t want someone to come fix it with what’s going on why wouldn’t you just wait to tell them it’s broken? Im assuming you knew his age and his health problems before calling today?

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Your in the wrong. Hand wash your dishes