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.
Bill 106 is written with modern realities in mind — at a time when software is eating the world. The condo industry is about to experience the same.
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.
A property manager walks through how condo boards can combat rising utility bills by starting an energy-saving campaign.
It’s possible to run an annual general meeting in which an informed constituency of condo residents comes forth to participate. Here's how.
An engineer explains the life expectancy and maintenance requirements of windows and specifically insulating glass units (IGUs) in condos.
December has been seasonably mild, so winter safety tips may not be top of mind for condo managers. But now is a good time to prepare for coming weather.
A spate of condo blazes in Alberta has reignited conversations about the perennial fire safety risk posed by cigarettes in multi-residential buildings.
An expert explains why regularly scheduled exterior care matters for condos, whether high-rises or townhouses.
With automated doors on the upswing, an electrician explains how to successfully manage the installation of operators.
A security expert says condos need to have a plan for responding to short-term rentals ahead of tourist draws like the Pan Am/Parapan Am Games.
An energy reporting requirement for large buildings is likely coming to Toronto. The only question is: Will it come from the city or from the province?
Property managers face a wide variety of solutions to repair and replace failing asphalt. An expert walks through five pavement maintenance fixes.
Coming changes in Ontario are cause for condo corporations to curb their utility costs. An expert shares how, pointing to five energy efficiency retrofits.