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

Handy tool bag resting on HVAC equipment.The saying “out of sight, out of mind” frequently applies to rental property maintenance. Essential systems that make up a rental home are often concealed, and their maintenance is frequently neglected.

Water Heaters

However, maintaining these unseen components is equally crucial as maintaining the visible ones. Take a hot water heater, for instance; it can work properly for years and is often overlooked. Eventually, sediment can build up in the bottom, causing rust and other complications.

Consequently, regularly flushing the hot water heater is important for its proper operation. This can help you avoid expensive repairs or a new water heater, ensuring your investment lasts longer.

Sewer Lines

Besides guaranteeing plenty of hot water, you must ensure the sewer line is clear. No one wants to deal with a backed-up sink, tub, or drain. Regular inspection of your main sewer line, despite being frequently overlooked, is vital for avoiding drainage problems.

Heating and Cooling Systems

Another maintenance task that is repeatedly neglected is the property’s heating and cooling system. Yearly maintenance of the air conditioning unit and furnace, along with cleaning every duct and vent, is crucial. Dust and pollutants can gather in the ductwork, decreasing system efficiency and increasing allergen exposure for tenants.

Well-maintained systems help keep your rental property occupied and tenants pleased. 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. Our services ensure your property is well cared for, letting you focus on other things in your life.

In HamptonReal Property Management Dominion takes care of every maintenance aspect of your rental property, saving you both time and money. Our property management team is experienced in every aspect of maintenance, guaranteeing your property is well-maintained. For any questions about our maintenance plans or other services, contact us online or call 757-395-4274 today.

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