Blog Posts with the #Maintenance tag
July 15, 2021 - Industry News
Florida Champlain Towers Building Collapse: Initial Takeaways & Tips for CommunicationThe tragic collapse of the Champlain Towers South Condominium in Florida has been an alarming event for many in the condominium and engineering industries.
June 17, 2021 - Educational
10-Year-Old Condominiums in the City of Cambridge May Need to Prepare for a 300% Water Cost IncreaseCondominiums in the City of Cambridge that are older than 10 years should assess their exposure to a 300% water cost increase that may occur when their property line water meters are replaced.
June 3, 2021 - Educational
Building Materials Price Increases – Can a Condo Loan Help?This blog intends to give as much information as possible on the current issue of building materials price increases, which materials are being affected, and how this may impact condo boards when deciding when or if to do repairs to the condo.
May 27, 2021 - Educational
The War on Grass (Not “That” Grass) – Sod vs. SeedIt’s spring and the warm weather is upon us. The snow and ice have melted, the ground is starting to warm, and you look forward to seeing that lush, green lawn.
May 13, 2021 - Educational
How’s Your Hardscaping?Hardscape surfaces, including asphalt and concrete pavements of parking lots, roadways, driveways, and sidewalks, are often the first visible component of a property seen by condominium owners and their visitors. Asphalt and concrete deterioration are not only visually unpleasant; they also pose a significant slip, trip, fall, and driving hazard.
April 22, 2021 - Educational
Spring Fever…Let it Start NOW!It’s April! With the first warm rays of spring about to caress our faces our thoughts turn to the warm days of summer and once again enjoying the outdoors!
April 15, 2021 - Educational
Waterproofing: Protecting Parking GaragesParking garages are continually exposed to corrosive environments leading to deterioration, resulting in the need for engineering evaluations, localized repairs, and/or wholesale rehabilitation.
April 8, 2021 - Educational
Condos Beware – Wood Prices Rising – Sticker Shock this SummerAre you planning a wood project this year? Do you need to replace fences? Do you need to replace decks? Watch out! Sticker Shock!
April 1, 2021 - Educational
The Ants Come Marching InSpring is a greatly anticipated time around condominiums: landscape work is starting, outdoor clean-up from the winter is underway, and we are all happy to finally be outside. But so are some unwelcome guests. This article will help you prepare for the inevitable awakening of ants at your property.
March 18, 2021 - Educational