In an IP far from where I live, I recently had some painting done and had a new kitchen and vinyl floor installed, in between leases. I arranged it all via phone/fax/email and, luckily, had the good fortune of a relative being able to pop in from time to time to see how it was progressing. My parents just happened to be visiting this week, so I sent them in to the vacant property with a camera to take some pics and report back to me. Unfortunately, the carpet appears ruined, with bright yellow stains/streaks on it, though it was nicely steam cleaned prior to the renovations by the vacating tenant. The place was also left very dusty and grotty by the tradesmen (new kitchen installer didn't even bother to wipe anything down, cupboards or benches) and now the PM is advising I get a cleaner in to have it all dandy again!That's fine- I can live with an hour or so worth of cleaning, but I am balking at paying for the carpets to be steam cleaned (again) at my expense. I've asked her to get onto the kitchen fellow as it appears that it's his responsibility for the mess. What would others do in this situation?