With summer coming to a close and cooler weather approaching us, it’s important to get a head start on your fall and winter maintenance projects. Use this list below when preparing for the fall and winter months to ensure your property, employees, customers and tenants safety.

Fall Checklist – September through November:

  • Review budget to account for winter maintenance and projects
  • Shut down AC equipment and start up heating systems
  • Inspect gutters and make sure to keep them clear of any debris and leaves
  • Inspect vacancies for cleanliness and any issues, in addition to, decide if any need to return to a vanilla shell for leasing purposes
  • Restripe curbs and parking lots
  • Pressure wash exterior surfaces
  • Keep up with monthly lighting checks, indoor and outdoor
  • Have your water heater and HVAC system inspected
  • Perform check on generators to prepare for potential winter power outages
  • Secure snow removal services
  • Perform a roof walk through to check for any damage or possible problems

Winter Checklist – December through Early March

Winter weather can cause damage that isn’t always visible, so it’s important to check in and around your building and get damage taken care of as soon as possible. Use this list below when preparing for winter months to ensure your property, employees, customers and tenants safety.

  • Check property for any damage after each snow fall, i.e., parking lots, curbs, roofs, sidewalks, windows, etc.
  • Give floors a deep cleaning after deposits from deicers, mud and sand
  • Acquire bids and secure landscaping services
  • Continue monthly lighting checks, indoor and outdoor
  • Inspect vacancies for cleanliness and any issues, in addition to, decide if any need to return to a vanilla shell for leasing purposes
  • Perform a check of all electrical components
  • Review budget to account for spring maintenance and projects