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Category: Repair & Maintenance

7 Home Maintenance Tips for Summer

Summer Maintenance Tips for Homeowners Given the cost of repairing mechanical equipment such as HVACs, refrigerators, furnaces, roofs, and bathrooms fans, it makes sense for homeowners (and property managers) to keep an eye on them. Summer will bring especially heavy loads on HVAC systems. If you missed the spring maintenance tips post, well it's not…

How to Choose the Best Maintenance Contractors

The Right Contractor is a Key Asset Finding qualified, experienced, licensed maintenance contractors is an important job for landlords or property managers. Properties don't stay in good condition by themselves. And if property management is 75% maintenance, this is a key area of business optimization for you. Whether commercial or residential, without the help of…

Property Management Tips - Fall Season Preparation

Preparing Your Properties for the 2018 Fall Season As the cool fall weather approaches we're reminded of the power of nature and how our properties will be subjected to the harshest extremes. The rain, sleet, wind, ice, and freezing temps are heavier in winter, and this winter may be a harsh one. Your roof shingles,…

Pep Talk: Spring Maintenance at Your Rentals

Spring Property Maintenance Checklist There's nothing nutty about taking care of your property with a spring time checkup to find out what needs repair and cleaning. It's just good property management. Most of North America seemed to have a rather harsh winter with 5 months of snow, cold, wind, and ice storms. Outside and inside…

Energy Savings Retain Profits and Customers

The Energy Efficient Property Manager As a way to add value and reduce costly operating expenses, property management companies are being encouraged to practice energy efficiency. There's no disputing the desirability of being energy efficient, yet going about it the right way, for the right reasons, can pay off well for you. While many of…

Tracking Maintenance Requests from Tenants

Save Time with Better Maintenance Tracking It would be the most fortunate of circumstances to not having anything break down in your rental units, or to need regular maintenance. From broken light switches, leaking water pipes and roof shingles, to cracked window glass and plugged kitchen sinks, it's a certainty that tenants will launch a…

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