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If I have lived in my apartment for over 5 years and am giving my 30 notice. Wouldn't management have to replace the carpet and paint the apartment before renting it again?Do I need to clean the carpet?
It would be a good idea to review your original rental contract if you still have it but after 5 years that may not be possible and newer contracts may not be the same as 5 years ago. As a general rule of rentals, the empty house/apartment should be clean (that usually includes the stove, oven, refrigerator, and any other appliances). The floors should be clean (vacuum, clean tile) and all trash should be removed.
If there are animals involved then you may have problems no matter how long you have lived there.
Replacing the carpet and painting will depend on the complex's standard preparation when a tenant moves out. I am assuming you paid a security deposit when you moved in. At the very least, you should vacuum the carpet well, fill any nail holes in the walls, and scrub the bathroom (s) and kitchen (including cleaning the stove and refrigerator). In general, the apartment should be left in as clean a condition as possible. Often, getting your security deposit back will depend on the condition of the apartment when you leave.
You are not responsible for normal wear and tear. If you had holes punched in the walls and spilled something on the carpet or ripped it, you would be responsible for that.
Everywhere I've rented, when i moved out i swept, mopped, and vacuumed. Most of the time the carpet will be replaced and walls repainted when a renter moves out to make it ready for the next renter. Every apartment complex I've lived in has done that.