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3 Property Maintenance Tips for Preventing Long-Term Water Damage

Tuesday, February 11, 2020 - 12:00AM

Your property is a long term investment. Whether you live in a home you own or rent homes to others (often both are true), your investment loses value when water damage is allowed to build over time, and can often result in costly repairs and dangerous mold growth. Fortunately, with the right mindset toward property maintenance, you can catch leaks early and prevent any nasty consequences from perfectly normal water getting where it shouldn't. Your best bet is to perform regular inspections and repair any signs of leaking immediately before there is a chance for long-term damage to occur. These three tips will give you a good idea of where leaks start, how to identify them, and what to do if you find one.

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Topics: preventative maintenance, Maintaining a property, residential property maintenance

7 Emergency Property Maintenance Calls that Can't Wait Until Morning

Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 06:00AM

Despite some of the crazy stuff you see in the business, property management is no laughing matter. You, the tenant, and the landlord work as a team sharing responsibilities to keep the property and the tenants safe. When you get an emergency call from a tenant about a maintenance or repair concern, they usually fall into one of three categories.

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Topics: Tenants, Landlords, maintenance issues, maintenance responsibilities, Maintenance Tips, Maintaining a property, residential property maintenance, emergencies

Damage Control During Maintenance Emergencies: 5 Effective Ways to Manage Maintenance and Repairs in A Crisis

Wednesday, June 06, 2018 - 06:00AM

There are times when property management professionals must deal with unpleasant situations. As a manager, it is your responsibility to stay calm and handle emergency maintenance situations with grace, to ensure that they are taken care of in an efficient and timely manner. When you get a call during the middle of the night about an emergency at one of your properties, these effective emergency maintenance tips will help you handle the situation with grace:

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Topics: Property Managers, Maintaining a property, residential property maintenance

Pest Control and Your Tenants

Saturday, May 12, 2018 - 09:00AM

Pest control is one of the less glamorous sides of owning a rental unit. Depending on your location, unit quality and tenants it may also be an ongoing concern in some or all of your units.

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Topics: maintenance responsibilities, residential property maintenance, pest control

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