Category: Maintenance

Maintenance
Pests Begone!

Getting rid of pests once they've invaded your property can be tough; making your property less attractive to rodents, bugs, and other vermin can take some effort, but it can save you and your residents a lot of headaches - and thousands in…

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Maintenance
2017 March Getting Rid of Bedbugs

If you live in a big city, more than likely you’ll eventually cross paths with urban vermin. Rats, mice, cockroaches—these unsavory annoyances have been icking humans out ever since large groups of people began congregating and putting down…

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Maintenance
2017 March Finding and Fixing Leaks

Back in the late ‘80s, pop stars Milli Vanilli once had a hit song called  “Blame It on the Rain.” And while ‘it’ for the singing duo was about heartache and lost love, the rain can bring a very different kind of pain to the board and resid…

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Exterior
2017 March Vendor Relationships

If you’re a co-op, condo or HOA board member or manager, you have to deal with vendors and service providers constantly; it’s a routine part of the day-to-day running of any building or association. There are always inspections to be done, …

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Maintenance
Why Do a Capital Assessment?

Making sure your building or association has adequate funds to carry out major capital projects - roof repairs, boiler/HVAC replacements, new windows, etc. - is a crucial part of your board's fiduciary duty, and conducting a capital assessm…

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Maintenance
All About Reserve Studies

A comprehensive reserve study is a board's most valuable tool when it comes to planning for major maintenance and replacement projects in their buildings and communities. In this clip, engineering and consulting pros discuss the importance …

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Maintenance
2017 January Handling Maintenance and Repairs

In the wake of the recession and facing an uncertain economic climate on the heels of a tumultuous presidential election, condo, co-op, and HOA boards may instinctively want to pinch pennies where they can, especially when it comes to maint…

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Maintenance
2016 December Snow Removal

Time will tell whether global warming and climate change eventually make winter—and its attendant snow, ice, sleet, and other challenging weather issues—extinct, but for now at least, the colder months can take a seasonal toll on buildings …

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