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What Is Preventive Maintenance And Why Is It Important?

Doing property maintenance is part of managing a property. However, there are different ways to do this. Property owners have their strategies when it comes to maintaining their buildings and community, and one of those is by having Preventive Maintenance activities. What exactly is Preventive Maintenance and why is it important?

Preventive Maintenance VS Reactive Maintenance

Prudent property owners prefer preventive maintenance compared to reactive. The difference between the two is that preventive maintenance is carefully planned and scheduled, while reactive maintenance is often unplanned and is only done when absolutely necessary. This means that with reactive maintenance, property owners would wait for something, like parts and tools, to break first before making a move to fix them.

Preventive maintenance is done regularly even without confirming that something has indeed broken down or is already causing potential danger to renters. With preventive maintenance, owners would do regular checkups on their property and immediately seeks to fix, update, or change parts and tools before they fully deteriorate or become damaged.

Advantages Of Preventive Maintenance

While it may seem that preventive maintenance is more costly compared to reactive maintenance, the truth is that having regular property maintenance would help you avoid spending more money in the future. The cost of repairs for heavily damaged parts is usually more expensive especially if these broken parts already led to accidents and caused more property damages within its vicinity.

For instance, letting leaking pipes be just because the leakage is not strong will eventually lead to mold infestation and deteriorate of walls, paints, cement, and wood. Instead of spending only on pipe replacement, you will need to also spend on repainting and possibly a full renovation.

schedule your maintenance activities. Occupancy Solutions can help you decide what’s best for your property.

Key to Finding the Best Residents for Your Community

As a property manager, you may find the notion of renting a space quickly favorable because it means you are putting money in the bank faster. While you don't want any space to remain vacant, you also don't want to have to evict a resident in the near future. For this reason, it makes more sense to take your time and find a good resident for your community.

The Importance Of Resident Testimonials In Marketing Your Apartment

There is nothing more convincing than the testimonies of people who have actually experienced the best things about your apartment. You would be surprised at how much other people value these opinions when looking for a new home! That is why if you have not gathered any resident testimionials yet, now is the time to start. To help you, here are some things to keep in mind.

Training Your Team To Handle Challenging Community Members

Many different personalities will make up a community, and not all of these will be easy. Training your team to be able to handle conflict or more challenging personalities effectively and positively is important to maintaining that authentic and harmonious community feel. A few points to include in your employee training are:

Simple Ways To Create A Personalized Guest Experience

A personalized guest experience is a major want for many travelers today. Whether traveling for business or leisure, they want to feel like they’ve stepped into a home away from home even if it’s their first visit to a particular hotel. They want that comfort, relaxation, and attention that shows that they’re being well cared for.

How to Onboard Employees for Your Small Hotel

Since the start of the pandemic, the hospitality industry has definitely gone through a few changes. Cutbacks and layoffs were common, and now that things are going back to normal, smaller hotels are finding it hard to reopen as they have problems finding people to hire.

How Recaps Can Fill Out a Team Meeting Agenda

For more effective management, you should provide team members with a recap of the day at the beginning and end of each day. This can go a long way in improving effectiveness and efficiency. Let's take a closer look at the value of these team meeting agendas and how they can help.
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