Maintenance anniuncement
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Maintenance anniuncement (by CJ [FL]) Oct 2, 2022 8:15 PM
       Maintenance anniuncement (by Ken [NY]) Oct 2, 2022 9:24 PM
       Maintenance anniuncement (by Still Learning [NH]) Oct 3, 2022 12:38 AM
       Maintenance anniuncement (by MC [PA]) Oct 3, 2022 6:29 AM
       Maintenance anniuncement (by Hoosier [IN]) Oct 3, 2022 2:07 PM
       Maintenance anniuncement (by plenty [MO]) Oct 3, 2022 3:23 PM
       Maintenance anniuncement (by WMH [NC]) Oct 3, 2022 4:43 PM
       Maintenance anniuncement (by Dee Ann [WI]) Oct 7, 2022 8:36 PM

Maintenance anniuncement (by CJ [FL]) Posted on: Oct 2, 2022 8:15 PM

We have lawn service hired out, but I go around to check downed limbs or to re- mulch gardens, take care of minor fence issues if I see something out of sorts on the multi family places : duplex, triplex, 4 plex, for instance.

I usually just go do the work, the fence repair, trap for an occasional opposum under the building, etc. When I go over, I just go do the job, the tenants know me. If I need to go inside, I give proper notice, of course. If I send a handyman I usually inform the tenants because they donít really know my handyman. Should I be notifying tenants every single time I go over to do exterior work? These buildings have shared back yards, shared porches, etc. Please give me feedback.

I have been wondering your opinions on that.

Maintenance anniuncement (by Ken [NY]) Posted on: Oct 2, 2022 9:24 PM

I wouldnt for things like lawn work but if i was going to have someone on a porch roof or near a window where they might look like a peeping tom i would send a text or an email a day or two ahead of time --74.77.xx.xx

Maintenance anniuncement (by Still Learning [NH]) Posted on: Oct 3, 2022 12:38 AM

I only have multis so I do not give notice for outside work or interior common area work when I go over unless it will impact a tenant such as removing things off a deck for power washing and staining. If someone is going to be cleaning gutters and possibly seeing in windows, I give a heads up. If a major project like a roof is being done, I give notice because of noise, parking, people climbing ladders by windows. My tenants see me shoveling, staining, working, picking up trash and appreciate it. Personally, if someone required notice for any of that, they should rent a single family or own something.

Maintenance anniuncement (by MC [PA]) Posted on: Oct 3, 2022 6:29 AM

Not for outside work but as stated above,if you/maintenance will be near windows.

Maintenance anniuncement (by Hoosier [IN]) Posted on: Oct 3, 2022 2:07 PM

YES...I always tell them when anyone is coming...never know who has weapons and is overly protective of their property.

I think for outside work it is ok to give a "range" of time...for example...

"Dear tenant, we have a tree trimming service coming to clean up the tree limbs around your house. Due to their scheduling, weather, and other factors, we cannot provide an exact time/day, but they will be there sometime during the next 5 days. The company name is XYZ tree trimming. Thank you."

Maintenance anniuncement (by plenty [MO]) Posted on: Oct 3, 2022 3:23 PM

I send a text. Who knows it's a crazy world, they may think your a robber and take some action. --172.56.xx.xx

Maintenance anniuncement (by WMH [NC]) Posted on: Oct 3, 2022 4:43 PM

My lawn guy goes whenever he wants, cuts the grass and leaves. If tenants don't like that they can cut their own grass. However, not one has ever objected.

Maintenance anniuncement (by Dee Ann [WI]) Posted on: Oct 7, 2022 8:36 PM

We had a tenant that wanted to know each time we would be on the property. Because they were newly married and great tenants, that was no problem.

We do as others above have said, text or email for projects that make noise or may affect outside areas they may use. We also realize properties that do well without us there and respect their privacy. We've been in their units to do annual sewer cleanings, furnace tune ups, etc. which have been immaculate and are not at all concerned about them. --75.11.xx.xx

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