Sprinkler systems help stop fires and save lives. For many buildings, they are a necessity to stop a fire in its tracks. However, rules and regulations are changing, so it’s important to determine which associations need sprinklers and which don’t. Continue reading
Maintenance personnel are some of the most important people in an HOA, and are also probably the most under appreciated. Their work is absolutely essential to keeping a community in working order, and yet, oftentimes, they don’t get the thanks and acknowledgment they deserve. Continue reading
Now that fall is here, it’s time to start thinking about prepping homes for winter. At first, it may seem like it’s too early, but then you realize that winter isn’t really that far away. The weather is already starting to cool, the leaves are changing color, and the harsh weather will be arriving soon. In order not to get caught off guard (and to avoid expensive repair bills), it’s time to start taking steps to prepare for the winter season.
It’s easy to treat preventative maintenance as an afterthought. It’s much harder to worry about problems that haven’t happened as opposed to those that have already occurred. Preventative care also requires planning time and resources that can be in short supply for many HOAs. Still, keeping up with preventative maintenance is an important task that every community should make time for in order to save both time and money. Continue reading