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Obscure Maintenance Tasks: Don’t Overlook Your Rental Home’s Hidden Systems

Handy tool bag resting on HVAC equipment.When it comes to rental property maintenance, the adage “out of sight, out of mind” often holds true. Key systems in rental homes are often out of sight, which can result in neglected maintenance.

Water Heaters

In contrast, routine maintenance of these less visible parts is as essential as that of the more obvious ones. For example, a hot water heater can function well for years and often gets taken for granted. As time passes, sediment can collect at the bottom, leading to rust and other issues.

Therefore, regularly flushing the hot water heater is necessary to maintain its performance. Doing this can help you avoid costly repairs or replacement, prolonging the life of your investment.

Sewer Lines

In addition to having plenty of hot water, it’s important to ensure your sewer line is clear. The last thing anyone wants is a clogged sink, tub, or drain. Although often disregarded, it’s essential to regularly check your main sewer line to prevent future drainage issues.

Heating and Cooling Systems

The heating and cooling system is another frequently neglected maintenance aspect. Yearly maintenance of the air conditioning unit and furnace, along with cleaning every duct and vent, is crucial. Dust and pollutants in the ductwork can reduce system efficiency and expose tenants to allergens.

Efficient systems ensure your rental property remains occupied and tenants are content. Regular maintenance leads to fewer repairs for systems, saving you money in the future.

Proactive maintenance is crucial for tenant retention, and our expert team is adept at this. Using our services means your property is in good hands, so you can concentrate on other areas of your life.

Real Property Management Elevation regularly maintains every part of your rental property in Stephens City, helping you save time and money. Our team is proficient in all property maintenance aspects, ensuring your property remains in optimal condition. Contact us online or by phone at 540-409-5857 today with any questions about our maintenance plans or services.

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