Appliances and Room Furnishings
ISNS apartments are fully furnished. A list of items provided can be found on the Residence Room Check-list. Appliances and furniture are not to be removed from apartments. All residents are responsible for returning the room to its original condition and arrangement prior to vacating the room. Residents must pay for any missing items or items that are damaged beyond normal wear and tear.
Hanging Wall Decoration or Fixtures
Drilling or hammering screws or nails into the concrete walls is discouraged. Any damage to walls caused by hanging items must be paid for by the employee.
There is no extra storage space available in the residence. Please do not bring more personal property than you can keep within your room. Personal items must not be kept in hallways or public spaces at anytime. Summer storage in your room is available for returning teachers only. Scooters storage and bicycle storage is available in basement parking area.
Beds in the residence are built with ample storage beneath.
Residents should remember to turn off all air conditioners, TVs and electronics before leaving the room. Residents should refrain as well from leaving windows and doors open while air conditioners are turned on. Also be aware that leaving balcony doors open at night time will welcome unwanted mosquitoes. Please keep your air conditioner at a reasonable temperature as it is the biggest consumer of energy in the apartment. Everyone has a utility allowance of 300RMB, which is enough for normal monthly utility usage. Costs will be incurred by the resident if the allowance is exceeded due to excessive usage. Air conditioners will be cleaned twice per year.
Please be aware that Shenzhen’s climate is extremely humid, especially in the summer time and this can cause mold to spring up quickly. Do not run air conditioners on cool throughout the day as this can cause moisture to condense on the ceiling or walls of apartments around you. The best way to avoid mold is to run the air conditioner on the “dehumidify” or dry mode at a reasonable temperature (not too cool). Mold primarily depends on moisture to grow so keeping the humidity under control is the best preventative measure.
Air-Conditioning Remote Control Instructions
|Step 1:||Press 5) ON/OFF, to turn on the air-conditioner.|
|Step 2:||Press 6) MODE, and choose 1) AUTO, 2) COOL, 3) DRY, 4) HEAT. An arrow on the left will point to the one selected.|
|Step 3:||Press 7) FAN SPEED, and choose the desired speed level. The bar indicator at the top of the screen will show the level.|
|Step 4:||If you want to regulate the temperature, press 8) UP TEMP or 9) DOWN TEMP. The temperature setting will display on the screen.|
|Step 5:||Press 5) ON/OFF again, to turn off the air-conditioner.|
If you want to use timer to have your air-conditioner automatically turn-off, press 10) TIMER, then press 9) DOWN TEMP or 8) UP TEMP, to choose how many hours you would like the air-conditioner to run for before being automatically turned off.
If your room has sustained damage beyond the usual wear and tear, the cost for repairs and/or replacement will be charged to you. The cost will be deducted from your final paycheck if you choose not to pay in cash.
Below is a list of charges for items provided in ISNS apartments (not all items listed are in every room).
***Please note that the items and prices are subject to change and labor and materials may be added as an additional charge for any of the damaged property***
|Replacement Cost List|
|Exterior Door Lock Set||RMB100|
|Door Defacement (inside/out)||RMB400|
|Overhead Light Fixtures||RMB100|
|Painting (Single Room)||RMB1000|
|Plaster/Wall Repair (depending on damage)||RMB600|
|Television Remote Control||RMB60|
|Small Television Stand||RMB280|
|Large Television Stand||RMB680|
|Cable Box and Card||RMB600|
|Air Conditioner Unit||RMB2300|
|Air Conditioner Remote||RMB60|
|Toilet Tank and Bowl||RMB700|
|Toilet Seat Cover||RMB100|
|Desk and Bookshelf Set||RMB560|
|Small Bed Frame||RMB800|
|Large Bed Frame||RMB1000|
|Sliding Glass Door||RMB1000|
|Chest of Drawers||RMB400|
|Glass-top Patio Table Set||RMB500|