Several seasons of wear and tear can impact the efficiency of a condominium’s in-ground irrigation system. How maintenance can help lower water bills.
An expert walks through how to plan a successful landscape renovation for condominium properties in three steps.
It's important to make objective tree removal decisions because the physical condition of these dynamic organisms can deteriorate quickly.
In recent years, property owners and managers may have noticed that the line paint in their parking lots is fading more quickly.
An expert offers tips on how to prevent building vandalism, suggesting the best method is to remove graffiti fast to avoid future tagging.
An engineer explains the life expectancy and maintenance requirements of windows and specifically insulating glass units (IGUs) in condos.
An expert explains why regularly scheduled exterior care matters for condos, whether high-rises or townhouses.
Property managers face a wide variety of solutions to repair and replace failing asphalt. An expert walks through five pavement maintenance fixes.
Data suggests that a condominium corporation should expect to spend between $100 and $500 per parking stall per year in order to keep its parking
Directors have a statutory duty under Ontario’s current Condominium Act to repair and maintain the common elements of a condominium. In complying with this duty, directors
The past year has seen several storm events that have resulted in significant damage to trees in southern Ontario. The ice storm that hit the
Re-commissioning of existing commercial and residential buildings is integral in ensuring that a building is operating efficiently. Minimum building efficiency standards, both de facto —
With scores of manufacturers, machines and models, selecting carpet-cleaning equipment can be confusing. Debby Davis decodes key factors to consider.
The question of how to start a preventive maintenance (PM) program is extremely common, and for good reason. With budgets tight and workers stretched thin,
Insufficient lighting, tight traffic patterns and poor drivers can lead to serious damage in parking lots, and therefore costly repairs.
When working on winter maintenance and snow removal, managers and workers can take effective steps to prevent undue property damage.
Here are six questions building managers should ask themselves during the lead up to winter in order to counteract the ...