Spring is a great time to own rental property. We can enjoy the warmer weather while working on our homes. Common tasks to knock out include landscaping, lawn mowing and clearing out any hidden trash from winter. However, one of the most important things you can do is often overlooked. Each spring, you should have a professional check your furnace and central airconditioning unit. This inspection should include the exterior condensing unit, the coil and all connections, lines, pumps, & drains. They should also change the furnace filter and clean the coil (if needed). This inspection, which shouldn't cost you much, is a little thing that can go a long way in both preventing problems before they.
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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..
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.