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Obscure Maintenance Tasks: Don’t Overlook Your Rental Home’s Hidden Systems

Handy tool bag resting on HVAC equipment.The phrase “out of sight, out of mind” often fits when it comes to maintaining a rental property. Many vital systems in a rental home are unseen, and their maintenance is often forgotten.

Water Heaters

On the flip side, caring for these unnoticed aspects is as vital as attending to the noticeable ones. Consider a hot water heater that works well for years and may go unnoticed. Over time, water sediment can gather at the bottom, resulting in rust and other problems.

Therefore, regularly flushing the hot water heater is necessary to maintain its performance. This helps prevent expensive repairs or the need for a replacement, ensuring your investment lasts.

Sewer Lines

In addition to maintaining a supply of hot water, you should ensure your sewer line is unobstructed. A backed-up sink, tub, or drain is the last thing anyone wants. Even though it’s often neglected, having your main sewer line inspected regularly is essential to avoid drainage problems later.

Heating and Cooling Systems

The property’s heating and cooling system is another aspect that is often forgotten. Besides maintaining the AC and furnace each year, cleaning all ducts and vents is vital. Dust and pollutants accumulating in ductwork can decrease efficiency and expose tenants to allergens.

When systems work correctly, it helps keep your rental property full and tenants satisfied. Maintained systems typically require less repair, saving you significant money later.

Ensuring tenant retention relies on proactive maintenance, an area where our property management team excels. You can trust our services to manage your property, freeing you to focus on other matters.

Real Property Management Omega ensures regular maintenance of your rental property in Madison, saving you time and money. Our property management experts are skilled in all areas of maintenance, keeping your property in top condition. If you have questions about maintenance plans or other services, reach out online or contact us at 601-607-8202 today.

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