Inventory Abbreviations

  • Inventory clerks quickly summarise much information in a limited written space.
  • To assist them to do this efficiently they use lettings jargon.
  • Some commonly used check-in /check-out inventory-clerk terms:
    • ABD – As before described
    • AC – Average condition
    • AD – Antique defect, e.g. crazing
    • Adj – Adjacent to
    • AN – As new
    • CCU – Condition Consistent with Use
    • CU – Consumer Unit i.e. electric fuses
    • CH – Central heating
    • CP – Car park (private, public Adj, space)
    • CWA/CWU – Consistent with age/use
    • DG – Double glazing
    • DC – Domestically clean
    • DW – Dish-washer
    • Excl – Excluding
    • FF – First Floor
    • F/F – Fully furnished
    • FC – Fair condition
    • GC – Good condition
    • GF – Ground Floor
    • IAC – In Average Condition
    • IPC – In Poor Condition
    • IU – In use
    • IWO – In Working Order
    • IGO – In Good Order
    • LHS – Left hand side
    • LSM/s – Light surface mark  / scratch
    • MCA/ MCU – Marks consistent with age/usage
    • ND – Newly decorated
    • NFC – Not fully cleaned
    • NFV – Not fully visible
    • NH/FH – Not hung e.g. mirror, clock, picture
    • NFHN – Not fully hung, e.g. curtains
    • NI – Not inspected
    • NIU – Not in use,
    • NS – Not seen
    • NT – Not tested
    • NWO – Not in working order
    • NW – Not working
    • O/l – Overlooks
    • OSP – Off street parking
    • OV – Overview, e.g. from e.g. upper window
    • PC – Poor condition
    • Pkg – Parking
    • RC/RFC – Requires cleaning/further cleaning
    • RD – Recently decorated
    • RHS  – Right hand side
    • RMR  – Regular Maintenance Required
    • RSJ – Rolled Steel Joist
    • SF – Second Floor
    • Shw – Shower
    • SS – Slightly soiled
    • T & G  – Tongue and groove i.e. match boarding
    • VGC – Very good condition
    • VPC – Very poor condition
    • WD – Washer-dryer
    • WC – Water Closet, i.e. toilet
    • WFR – Where fittings have been removed
    • WIU – Well in use
    • WM – washing machine
    • WO – Working order.

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