What Do Property Maintenance Companies Do?

If you own one or more rental properties or are on the board of an HOA, keeping the building and grounds in pristine condition is a major responsibility. Maintenance and repair work can easily turn into a full-time job, depending on how many properties you manage. If you’re looking for a cost-effective way to free up your time, consider hiring a property maintenance company.

At Tidewater Property Management, our maintenance team is comprised of trained professionals who are contracted out to perform preventative maintenance and building repairs. Our crews are experienced in all areas of property maintenance, and we assign jobs to the appropriate parties as needed. This allows us to provide everything from landscaping and outdoor maintenance to sprucing up the interior after a tenant moves out to in-depth renovations designed to increase your rental income.

Here’s a more in-depth look at what property maintenance companies do.

Exterior Maintenance & Repair Work

The outside of your building is an important part of making a good impression on prospective tenants, so you should take good care of it. Siding, roof, and gutter maintenance help to prevent water infiltration, pests, and other problems that could lead to more expensive repairs later on. Then, power washing services for the building’s exterior and hardscape surfaces keep these areas looking their best.

Interior Maintenance & Repair Work

The inside of your property has the greatest potential for requiring maintenance and repair work. All kinds of things can go wrong while a tenant lives in your building, from plumbing leaks to broken locks to plain old wear and tear.

We can help meet the demands of tenant maintenance requests, including replacing light fixtures, fixing the plumbing, changing the HVAC air filter, repairing appliances, addressing roof leaks, and more. We also help restore your property to pristine condition between tenants. Move-out cleaning and restoration services include drywall repair, painting, carpentry services, floor work, and more.

Landscape Maintenance

It’s your decision whether to provide landscape services or ask your tenants to fend for themselves. Having a property maintenance company to handle certain tasks for you eliminates the risk of neglect and can improve tenant satisfaction, increasing the chance of longer retention.

Let Tidewater handle the process of hiring contractors to maintain your landscape and outdoor areas, including lawn mowing, tree trimming, flower planting, sprinkler installation and repair, leaf and snow removal, litter pickup, trash services, and more.

Renovation Projects

To keep your property up-to-date and desirable to prospective tenants, you may need to renovate it every few years. We can recommend specific projects that will help you maximize your rental income. Then, we can prepare a preliminary cost estimate and help you work out the payback period of your investment.

If you decide to move forward with the renovation, we’ll solicit multiple contractors and retrieve bids for the work. During the project, we’ll act as a general contractor to oversee the work and make sure everything goes smoothly.

Hire a Local Property Maintenance Company in Maryland

It could be time to hire a property maintenance company if you don’t want to take on the above responsibilities yourself. With Tidewater, not only do you enjoy great rates and timely service, but you can also expect to build a relationship with our crew members. We are based near our managed properties in Maryland, so we visit with you often to ensure the work we promise is being delivered. We take full responsibility for our maintenance and repair crews, and we’ll make sure nothing falls through the cracks!

To submit a work order or request a maintenance estimate, please contact Tidewater Property Management today.

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