Proactive summer property maintenance beats reactive maintenance any day of the week. Small, consistent investments in maintaining the quality of your property will save you time and money not only in the short term but also in the long run. Following this summer maintenance guide can avoid the headaches surrounding unexpected fixes.
Summer Property Maintenance – Plant Growth
While small weeds and tree shoots may look harmless at first, the damage caused can be pricey. During the summer months, the Real Property Management Premier team plans regular property walk-throughs to ensure growth is not occurring beneath concrete surfaces. We know the importance of avoiding water line intrusions, pavement fixes, and resurfacing due to overgrowth.
We also watch for growth encroaching on walls, houses on other properties, or nearby AC units or power lines. Overgrowth of this kind can prove annoying at best and hazardous at worst. So make sure that when you hire a tree service company, you hire one with proper experience, licenses, and insurance. Keeping your landscaping in check is an important part of summer property maintenance.
Air conditioner and electrical units maintenance
Replacing AC filters monthly is a good practice, though not all tenants make the effort. Nevertheless, if your tenants do not keep up on monthly replacements, Real Property Management Premier ensures that unit filters are fresh before and after the summer heat. This step is vital to increasing the life of your systems.
Replacing filters and completing the unit’s annual servicing before the brutal summer will keep your tenants happy. And also keep your wallet fuller by avoiding early system failures. In addition to your AC units, quickly checking other electrical features for damage will help you avoid fire hazards or potential problems. These include the main supply box, externally visible wiring, connections, and electrical conduits.
Pests and property maintenance
Insects and a pest infestation can be an issue for any rental, no matter how clean the property is, or the tenants are. Real Property Management Premier takes precautions to curb the problem before it becomes a full-fledged infestation. During the summer months, we conduct regular property inspections. And if we spot a problem, during an inspection, we can take care of repairs to the property windows and screens. Tears in screens or gaps in frames can allow for bugs to invade the property.
Making these small repairs upfront helps tenants avoid the issue altogether. Regular pest control extermination can also prevent long-term pest problems and keep tenants happy. Whilst we do not handle pest control and extermination duties, we do have several qualified and licensed pest control experts in our pool of vendors. And they have the necessary expertise and experience to carry out top-quality jobs.
How we can help?
A good property manager will conduct timely property inspections, as part of the plan. They will carefully check for typical maintenance requirements and defects. Finally, they will help you resolve the issue if specific property maintenance tasks are required. Giving you peace of mind about your valuable real estate investment.
Before you begin your summer fun, follow these few tips for preventative summer maintenance. Real Property Management Premier knows that one of the best ways to avoid middle-of-the-night calls is by being a proactive property manager. Instead of trying to manage this by yourself, just imagine how much easier it would be to let Real Property Management Premier do it for you. A little bit of maintenance goes a long way as an investment to avoid larger, long-term problems.
Our property management professionals have the necessary knowledge and required experience. Look no further than Real Property Management Premier.
Contact us online or call 954-800-4433 and ask our property managers about our services in detail.
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