My sibling is purchasing a house in a new development like many people in Lakewood do. She is at that stage where the house is done, the appliances are installed and they are just waiting for closing to move. While visiting the property, still under the ownership of the builder, she discovered a man cooking in her kitchen and placing hot food on the counters. This obviously brings up some serious Kashrus we questions. When we move into a new house we don’t think twice about Kashering our new appliances and/or counter-tops, and rightfully so, as we assume we are the first to use them. Yet there is a possibility that a worker or squatter, might out of convenience heat up his Treif lunch in your kitchen. Now I understand the chances of this happening seem minute, yet today it happened, it may have happened many times in the past and may happen many times in the future.
To be clear this is not meant to blame anyone or anything as it is not about who is responsible. It is merely meant to pose the question to your readers, have you considered this scenario?
If you do decide to post this in any form, I ask that I remain anonymous.
Great site, keep up the good work!
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