Prepare Your Lawns For Spring

lawnEach year, Mother Nature seems to do something to tell our lawns to start growing like crazy. Sometimes it happens in March and sometimes not until late May, but when it happens, we know. Our lawns seem to literally double in size overnight, causing a lawn maintenance nightmare when combined with sporadic rain and the volume of mowing multiple lawns. As a Landlord, it's important to keep your lawns looking great. Not only is the landscaping a reflection of you and your rentals, but it shows your tenants that you care about their home. Hopefully this inspires your tenants to keep their homes looking great, inside and out. So.

Turnover: It’s Never Too Early To Prepare!

Turnover 2013 The move-in and move-out season will be here before we know it as July 31 is right around the corner. Be sure to plan ahead for your Turnover - walk your units early this summer (or have us do it for you) and be ahead of any prep work you may need to do. We also recommend that you never schedule move-ins until August 12th or later. Most owners write a default move-in date of August 15th into their leases, and then give an option to move-in early. Keep an eye out for more information about this year's upcoming Turnover Season..

Clogged Drains

Clean and efficient pipes are a necessity in any successful rental property. If your tenants cannot use their sinks and toilets without fear of a backup or clog, you are setting yourself up for unhappy tenants and potentially costly repairs. A simple solution is to clean your main drain once every 12-18 months. If you have regular tenant turnover, make it a habit to clean your lines after each move-out. This simple but crucial bit of preventative maintenance can go a long way toward maintaining your asset and keeping great tenant relations. We also recommend regularly clearing heavily used lines, such as the common shower and common sink. Campus Handyman provides lots of plumbing services, including main.