Lawn crew definitely wrecked the heat pump

My lawn crew irritates me to no end.

They come every other week and are a part of my rent.

I didn’t choose the crew, my landlord did. I have no choice but to employ them as well. I have timed them and they take 15 minutes to do the whole yard. They don’t weed or take care of the plants too. Basically they mow, edge and leaf blow. They won’t even trim the giant shrub right by my carport. The guy on the mower is the one I hate the most though. He whips around on that mower so quickly. The side lawn is quite small and it is a tight fit for the mower. The outdoor unit with my heat pump system is right there too. I have thought to myself that he has been close to running right into it. Well the other day I came home from work and noticed a huge dent in the side of it. What do you know, my heat pump doesn’t work that well. I have noticed my HVAC makes noises when it operates and doesn’t function as well. I called my landlord to let him know there is a heat pump issue and showed him a picture of the dent. He kind of would like me to pay to replace his heat pump. I know the fault is with the lawn crew though and won’t be paying one cent. It has to be the guy on the mower. I have an alibi too, I was at work. I am hoping this dilemma will be enough for my landlord to fire and get a new lawn service.

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