Commercial Property Maintenance to Complete Post-Winter

May 5, 2022

As summer approaches, it’s important to ensure your commercial property is up to code. There are property issues that, if left untreated, can lead to extensive property damage. Invest the time and money into fixing them now, and you’ll save yourself a lot of money later.

Fix Your Roof

The spring and summer months can bring with them heavy rainfall and intense storms. If your roof becomes damaged, it could lead to property damage. You could also need to close your business to perform an emergency fix, which would be expensive. Instead, if you notice some leaking from your roof, fix it now. Ignoring the leak could cause your roof to become less stable, and the mold that grows could penetrate into your HVAC system. You don’t want your clients or employees to breathe in the mold toxins that grow from a leaky roof. It will be far cheaper to prevent damage than to repair damage.

Fix Potholes

The parking lot outside of your property is your customer’s first interaction with your business. Potholes that have formed during the cold months could cause potential damage to your customers’ vehicles. Potholes in your pavement are caused by water and cold temperatures. When water enters the ground during the winter, it can expand and freeze, causing the pavement to crack. The pavement is weakened, and pieces of it fall away from the continual weight of cars driving over it. Fixing the potholes that may lie outside your property is important for safety. Potholes are relatively easy to fix yourself, but you can also have it professionally done.

Have Your HVAC Checked

During the warmer months, your customers don’t want to enter a property with a broken air conditioning system. It could also be detrimental if your business revolves around food or other items that need to be temperature controlled. Because of this, it is essential that your HVAC system is functioning properly during these months. It is generally a good idea to have your system inspected once a year to ensure it is working properly. Any damage that occurs will be much more easily fixed, and your system can last a lot longer.

Make sure your business is prepared for summer. Conducting this property maintenance during the spring can stop you from needing more expensive repairs or replacements. Your customers will appreciate the quality of your property, and you will be able to rest easy knowing everything is working as it should.

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