WELCOME to Brighton Towers
INFORMATION FOR NEW RESIDENTS
APPROVAL OF YOUR PURCHASE OR LEASE
Please call , the Building Manager at (718) 266-3301 to see if your application to
buy or rent an apartment was approved.
We do not have freight elevators, so please tell your movers that they can use only
ONE elevator at a time. Remember that other people need to use the elevators
DO NOT leave any garbage in the hallway. Call the building office at (718)266-3301 to
have boxes, wrapping paper, plastic wrap or any other large items taken away. You
can also ask one of the building porters to remove them or bring them to the
compactor room yourself. (It's near the laundry room on the ground floor.)
TV MASTER ANTENNA
Each apartment has a connection plate for the TV Master Antenna. Do, not paint over this
plate, move it, or change it in any way.
TERRACES AND WINDOWS
If you have small children, window guards are available at no charge. Please call
Building Manager if you need window guards.
Tile CANNOT be placed on the terrace floor. A special waterproof coating has been
put on the floor and the building has a warranty. If you put tile on top of this coating
the building warranty will no longer be in effect. Do not paint the floor or glue carpet
or any other covering to the floor.
Never throw ANYTHING off of your terrace or out of your windows including
cigarettes! This is dangerous, extremely disrespectful to y- our neighbors and will not be
Do not feed birds on your terrace or throw food off the terrace or out of the windows.
This food attracts rats and mice!
Do not place or hang towels, blankets, pillows, flower pots or anythig else on the
terrace railing or on the window sills.
Never shake rugs, bed linens, dust mops, etc. out of your window or over the terrace
BARBECUING or any other cooking is NOT permitted on terraces. This is stated in
your proprietary lease.
80% of each room (not including the kitchen and bathroom) MUST be covered with
carpet or rugs. Appropriate padding should be installed under the carpet or rug to
minimize noise. This is stated in your Proprietary Lease.
Please remember that there are other people. living here too! Enjoy your stereo or
television in Your own apartment. However, they should not be heard in adjacent
apartments. Carpet (see above) is REQUIRED within your apartment to minimize noise.
You must have approval from the Board of Directors before starting any construction
in your apartment. . If you have any questions about this, you can speak to the Building Manager
Construction work can only be done Monday to Friday from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
There are NO exceptions!
Construction work must be done by a New York State licensed and insured contractor
This is for YOUR protection.
A New City Building Department Permit is required for removing ANY wall
inside of your apartment.
Your contractor must remove and dispose of all construction garbage including old
doors and kitchen cabinets. Do not put these items in front of the building or in the
garbage area. The New York City Sanitation Department will not pick up these items
and the building will receive a ticket (summons). THE SUMMONS WILL BE GIVEN
TO YOU AND YOU WILL HAVE TO PAY THE FINES!
You cannot put a washing machine or clothes dryer in your apartment.
There is a compactor room on every floor. Newspapers. magazines, catalogs and other
books should be placed neatly on the floor. Cardboard and paper boxes should be
completely emptied and placed on the floor.
If a box is very large. the building office or a porter should be asked to remove it from
your apartment. Do not leave very large items in the compactor room.
Glass bottles, cans, foil dishes. milk and juice containers and plastic shampoo, lotion
or detergent containers should be RINSED and put into the blue pail in the compactor
room. Clothing and metal hangers should also be put into the blue pail. If you are not
sure about recycling an item please speak to the building staff.
Remember to remove all food before recycling. Food, even a small amount, will bring
roaches and mice to your floor
NEVER LEAVE ANYTHING IN THE HALLWAY! If something is too large to put
into the compactor, please contact the building staff for removal.
PAINT CANS, AEROSOL CANS, EMPTY PROPANE TANKS, RAGS SOAKED
WITH OIL, PAINT THINNER OR OTHER FLAMMABLE' SUBSTANCES
SHOULD NEVER BE THROWN DOWN THE COMPACTOR CHUTE. These items
can cause a fire. Please contact building staff regarding disposal of these items.
HALLWAYS AND STAIRWELLS
Nothing should ever be kept in the hallway or in the stairwells. This includes door
mats, shoes, baby carriages, bicycles, etc.
Children should never be permitted to play in the hall, lobby, stairwells or elevators.
Rollerblading or bike riding in the stairways and lobby is obviously not permitted.
Please walk your bike through the hallway as you enter and leave.
The roof tops are OFF LIMITS to all residents.
NO SMOKING ( IN HALLWAYS, ELEVATORS, STAIRWELLS OR OTHER
COMMON BUILDING AREAS. This is a New York City Fire Code law.
Subletting is permitted ONLY IF APPROVED By THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS. You
will be fined if you allow someone to live in your apartment without Board approval.
Please remember that Brighton Towers must have the
cooperation of all residents so that we may.
maintain a fine environment for all!
If You have any questions, Please see Building Manager or call (718)266-3301.