Without your maintenance team, your community simply wouldn’t be what it is. They’re the ones answering urgent calls from your residents, they’re the ones to thank for your curb appeal, and it’s your maintenance team that keeps your community running like a well-oiled machine on a day-to-day basis. They become a part of your community, and residents develop a rapport with the professionals who they look to in order to make sure their homes remain a happy, healthy, and safe place to live. How do you show appreciation for a team who does so much? We at OccupancySolutions.com have a few ideas:

•  Send thank you cards – A surprise “thank you” is a simple gesture that means so much. Giving your maintenance crew thoughtful and handwritten thank you cards shows them how appreciated they are as part of the community.

•  Cater breakfast or lunch – A good meal makes the day just that much better. Having a breakfast or lunch catered for your maintenance crew is a great way to ensure a better day, and it’s an excellent opportunity to build relationships with other local businesses. The local business you order a catered meal from could become the local business that puts your community brochures on display.

•  Surprise them with small gift cards – A gift card is a very concrete way to show your thanks to your maintenance team. Like a catered meal, offering gift cards to local restaurants, coffee shops, or other businesses is a way management teams can show appreciation for maintenance teams while networking with local businesses within the greater community.

• Shout them out on social media – Your community social media should show an accurate picture of life within your community, and your maintenance team is a big part of it. Shout out individual members of your team and your team as a whole on social media, and let your audiences get to know them like your community residents do.

At OccupancySolutions.com we respect the importance of a great maintenance team and what they do for any community. Showing appreciation lets them know that they’re an important part of your community and your brand. To learn more about showing appreciation to your teams, contact us at OccupancySolutions.com today.