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Fall Rental Maintenance: Infographic

Fall weather is on its way quicker than you may think. Routine maintenance will ensure that your properties are protected from the harsh fall and winter elements, and most can be done without detracting too much from your time or pocketbook. With temperatures cooling down, now is the perfect time to visit those maintenance issues that took a back burner during the busy summer months. Get an early start to ensure you don’t get stuck doing fall maintenance in-between downpours, or face a costly and avoidable repair down the road.

 

This infographic will tell you all you need to know to ensure that your seasonal maintenance this fall runs smoothly.

 

Fall weather is on its way quicker than you may think. Routine maintenance will ensure that your properties are protected from the harsh fall and winter elements, and most can be done without detracting too much from your time or pocketbook. With temperatures cooling down, now is the perfect time to visit those maintenance issues that took a back burner during the busy summer months. Get an early start to ensure you don’t get stuck doing fall maintenance in-between downpours, or face a costly and avoidable repair down the road.

 

This infographic will tell you all you need to know to ensure that your seasonal maintenance this fall runs smoothly.

 

 

Tenant Check-In:

 

Seasonal maintenance remains the perfect time to inspect the unit for issues that should be addressed, ask tenants if they have questions or concerns, and remind tenants to change the HVAC filter or the smoke detector batteries.

 

Indoor Maintenance:

Check doors and windows weather stripping, sweep chimney and animal proof your chimneys to prevent against nesting critters.

Outdoor Maintenance:

Tend to stairwells, walkways, and patios ensure that handrails can support a person who may slip. Trim trees to prevent debris in pathways and on roofs. Reset irrigation systems as needed, and winterize sprinkler and irrigation systems.





Exterior Property:

Clean gutters, animal proof attics, and basements. This can prevent your roof from being harmed due to water damage or ruined insulation. Prepare to wrap outside AC box units as needed.

 

Hire A Professional:

Have a professional inspect big-ticket items like your HVAC system and your roof. These should be checked yearly to ensure that minor damage is dealt with proactively.

 

Seasonal maintenance may be a chore, but proactive maintenance will ensure that your rental property remains in good shape and your investment is protected for the coming years. Additionally, if you have yet to complete an annual comprehensive safety inspection at your rental property, autumn is the perfect season to do so. Take advantage of the cooler temperatures and ensure your property is in top shape for the coming seasons.





Tenant Check-In:

 

Seasonal maintenance remains the perfect time to inspect the unit for issues that should be addressed, ask tenants if they have questions or concerns, and remind tenants to change the HVAC filter or the smoke detector batteries.

 

Indoor Maintenance:

Check doors and windows weather stripping, sweep chimney and animal proof your chimneys to prevent against nesting critters. 

 

Outdoor Maintenance:

Tend to stairwells, walkways, and patios ensure that handrails can support a person who may slip. Trim trees to prevent debris in pathways and on roofs. Reset irrigation systems as needed, and winterize sprinkler and irrigation systems.





Exterior Property:

Clean gutters, animal proof attics, and basements. This can prevent your roof from being harmed due to water damage or ruined insulation. Prepare to wrap outside AC box units as needed.

 

Hire A Professional:

Have a professional inspect big-ticket items like your HVAC system and your roof. These should be checked yearly to ensure that minor damage is dealt with proactively.

 

Seasonal maintenance may be a chore, but proactive maintenance will ensure that your rental property remains in good shape and your investment is protected for the coming years. Additionally, if you have yet to complete an annual comprehensive safety inspection at your rental property, autumn is the perfect season to do so. Take advantage of the cooler temperatures and ensure your property is in top shape for the coming seasons.

 

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