Category Archives: Ideas

Furnace & Cold Weather Reminders For Your Rentals

Below are helpful reminders for you and your tenants. Your goal should be a warm home with an efficient furnace! As the #1 landlord helper in Columbus, Campus Handyman is here to help.

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Thermostat Settings As it gets colder you'll want to remember to keep your thermostat set around 68 degrees. Keeping it much higher will result in very expensive gas bills. Keeping it off is not an option as the heat is needed to ensure the pipes do not freeze!

Be sure your thermostat is set to 'Heat' and 'Auto' Leaving For Fall & Winter Break If you leave your home.

Furnace & Heat Tips For Your Rentals

One of our clients sends the email blast below to their residents each year. We thought everyone could benefit so we've shared below. We recommend that you contact your tenants with a similar email, or simply copy and paste this one directly. (Someone wise once said, "I never stole an idea I didn't like.")

Dear residents: As it gets colder you'll want to remember to keep your thermostat set around 68 degrees. Keeping it much higher will result in very expensive gas bills. Keeping it off is not an option as the heat is needed to ensure the pipes do not freeze! If you leave your.

Fall Preventive Maintenance For Your Rentals

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Now that Fall is upon us we need to be thinking about ways that the upcoming Winter season can harm our rentals. Besides gutter cleaning (which is a must!) we recommend a full exterior inspection of your roof (which includes roof, chimneys, flashing, soffit, fascia, gutters & downspouts), foundation & all exterior drains.

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Roofs are one of the most important lines of defense for your home. A roof in poor shape is almost guaranteeing you interior water problems that can be a recurring nightmare for your tenants.