Category "Government Maintenance"

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Top 5 Tips to Make Your Property Safer

As a property manager, the safety and well-being of your staff and residents will always be a top priority. The heath of all people connected to your property as well as safeguarding against potential law suits depends on your vigilance. […]

Four of the Most Common Refrigerator Maintenance Calls

Unlike other major appliances, a refrigerator is always on. It’s constantly working and occasionally, things can go wrong. Below are some of the most common refrigerator issues you may be called on to investigate. 1. Weird Noises If you are […]

Contesting Your REAC Score

If you disagree with REAC’s physical assessment, you may request a review. There are two different processes available to appeal a physical inspection score: a technical review and a database adjustment. Technical Review According to HUD, you may request a […]

Things You Need to Know Before Your REAC Inspection

Providing decent, safe, and sanitary housing for low income residents is one of the primary goals of public housing operators. If you work for a public housing authority or own a property that is required by the U.S. Department of […]

HVAC: Your Preventive Maintenance Checklist

It’s time to be proactive and start thinking about performing preventative maintenance on your HVAC systems—before temperatures begin to rise. By planning ahead, you allow yourself plenty of time to maintain, test, and order repair parts for HVAC equipment, keeping […]

Pros and Cons of Handheld Showerheads

When it’s time to replace or upgrade the showerheads on your property, you have many choices to consider. You’ll want to weigh all the options, including gallons per minute, spray settings, finish, and the handheld feature. You’ll also want to […]

How to Get Rid of Guest Room Odor

What’s as disgusting as walking into a dirty guestroom? Walking into a stinky guest room! Not only is a smelly hotel room gross, but it can majorly affect your guest’s satisfaction and perception of the entire property. Guest rooms are vulnerable to […]

Detecting Natural Gas Leaks at Your Property

Gas leaks can have devastating effects if left unfixed. The worst-case scenario is that an undetected leak may ignite or combust. Even small leaks that don’t ignite, however, can be dangerous or deadly. Low concentrations of gas can cause symptoms, […]

Benefits of Low-Flow Plumbing Fixtures

California’s historic and prolonged drought receives the majority of headlines, but many other areas of the United States experience abnormally dry or severe drought conditions every year as well. Lack of rainfall and increased water usage during a drought often […]

How to Prepare Your Property for El Nino

Meteorologists are forecasting the warm waters of the pacific jet stream will bring an El Niño pattern from Winter 2015 through Spring 2016. Even though you may not live near the Pacific, the weather pattern will have far reaching effects […]