Tag Archives: exterior

Condominium Preventive Maintenance Checklist

Preventive maintenance is the regular inspection and repair of equipment and facilities to prevent extensive, costly damage from occurring over time. Preventive maintenance can go a long way toward reducing the overall cost of your condominiums, as large expenditures for repairs and replacements can often be avoided by a careful attention to detail. Following a thorough condominium preventive maintenance checklist can help you to increase the attractiveness of your properties, boost your tenants’ satisfaction and strengthen your profit margins. 
      
Well-maintained condominiums increase owner satisfaction. 
Inspections 
    Perform regular inspections on all equipment and facilities that are subject to damage or normal wear and tear. Inspect such things as roofs, pools, insulation, ventilation systems and appliances to ensure that they are operating safely and efficiently. Make inspection a priority among your maintenance staff; create thorough checklists that must be marked off and signed by the inspecting employee, and hold inspectors accountable for the thoroughness of their examinations. 

Read more

GOING GREEN

Holly Smith feels sneaky.  Maybe it’s because so many FBI and other government investigators live in her Virginia neighborhood near Washington DC.

Behind her suburban home, near the trees and across from other tract dwellings, she hides a device resembling a pipe that stands in her back yard.  She’s so worried about being discovered that she doesn’t want her real name used for this article.

She fears her neighbors might get a glimpse of what she is doing – hanging her clothes outside to dry.

Read more

MD: Condo ordered to get dimmer

News items of national interest regarding Condominium and Homeowner associations, compiled by the Community Associations Network

The Ocean City Council says the owners of the Rivendell condo building have 60 days to fix exterior lighting that neighbors have complained is too bright.
Read more

FL: Condo association shocked by rash of flag thefts

News items of national interest regarding Condominium and Homeowner associations, compiled by the Community Associations Network

One condominium association in Cape Coral is at a loss. In little over a week, someone has stolen a set of American flags displayed on the exterior of two condo buildings on three separate occasions – three sets of flags in all
Read more