2017 April
Focus on... Exterior Maintenance

Maintenance Exterior Inspections
2017 April Exterior Inspections

Constructed as they are out of materials like brick, concrete, or even stone, the exterior walls of an apartment building or row of townhomes might seem nearly indestructible. But despite their hardiness, walls are not immune to assaults fr…

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Maintenance Sinkholes!
2017 April Sinkholes!

California has its landslides, the Midwest its tornadoes, and along with hurricanes, Florida has...sinkholes. They’re sort of like your own personal earthquake. There are many famous sinkholes, both large and small. The largest in the world…

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Maintenance Identifying Leaks
2017 April Identifying Leaks

Despite rain being essential to life on Earth, the consensus is that it’s mostly a bummer. And the only thing worse than rain outdoors is when it gets indoors. In a multifamily condo or co-op property especially, where one leak can affect t…

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Maintenance Care and Maintenance of Skylights
2017 April Care and Maintenance of Skylights

No matter what time of year, the addition of natural light into a living space can do more to boost the spirits of its occupants than just about anything else. For a dark kitchen, a gloomy study or a bedroom that lacks that special somethin…

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Q&A Q&A: Document Snafu and the Master Association
2017 April Q&A: Document Snafu and the Master Association

Q. I live in an HOA that is part of a master association. This master association has operated under 720 (HOA) rules for the 25-plus years I have lived here. We thought we must do a revitalization, so our management company and lawyer at …

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