It is challenging managing a commercial property whether it is a resort, motel, hotel, or apartment building especially for someone who is not really familiar with property maintenance management. Equipping yourself with the right knowledge, skills and attitude to be a good commercial property maintenance manager make you realize that the task is actually enjoyable as long as you update yourself with the latest technologies and innovative solutions. As you do your in-depth research, you must know the emerging issues that commercial property owners are dealing with.
Set a time for regular inspections and walkthroughs because a problem usually starts as a minor issue and it gets worse when there you need a major repair or replacement. For instance, a door might have problems closing properly because of loose hinges, so it is best to replace the hinges to prevent future problems like entirely damaging the door, and for a long-lasting and functioning door. Hire the services of a professional plumbing Toronto company to help you with your leaking water pipes to help prevent water damage and subsequent pipe issues. When you are considering hiring a professional plumber or plumbing company, it is best to consider the credentials, reputation, years of experience, communication skills, and service fee. Check air conditioning unit for gurgling, squeaking, or strange sounds, strange odors, inadequate cooling, or sudden increase in energy bills. The condenser, air filter, and another external system can be checked but you need a professional to check the internal system of your AC. You can save much on electricity bills if you invest in energy saving air conditioners like inverters or those with high Energy Star ratings.
Never ignore your customers because as a business owner or property maintenance manager, you should ensure that all concerns and complaints are addressed in a timely manner. You can assign a staff or maintenance team to handle solely customer issues, queries and complaints so these are promptly resolved, and never miss documentation so you can also evaluate the feedback of your customers. Any minor issue must be addressed before the problems gets out of hand, you have to address it immediately without waiting for a week or month do resolve it. It takes patience, hard work, right knowledge, skills, and attitude for successful outcomes when dealing with commercial property maintenance. Every commercial property should be well-maintained, clean, and organized because it reflects your reputation. Never underestimate or disregard the complaints about a specific facility or amenity in your commercial property, address them promptly instead. Take care of your customers by taking care of your commercial property.