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How Property Managers Can Stay on Top of Spring Maintenance

by | Mar 28, 2018 | Property Maintenance, Asphalt Maintenance, Commercial | 0 comments

If you’re a property manager, you’re probably well acquainted with the many property maintenance issues that accompany the spring season. From building maintenance to landscaping and beyond, there are several things you can do to make this time of year as smooth and productive as possible.

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Building Exterior

After a long winter, building exteriors should be examined for possible damage from storms and in preparation for the warm seasons ahead. You’ll want to assess the roof for loose or damaged shingles and flashing, as well as overhanging branches. Gutters and downspouts should be checked for damage from snow, ice, and rain. Air conditioning units should be checked for damage or debris, and they should be properly cleaned. As you’re assessing the building’s exterior features, be sure to look for water stains near seams, which could indicate water damage.

sprinkler in middle of large grassy field with trees

Yard and Landscaping

Spring is the best time of year to prepare yards for the coming months. You’ll probably want to have trees and shrubs pruned, and you’ll want to make sure lawn care services have been arranged. Additionally, you’ll want to check for any broken sprinklers or sprinkler pipes that may have frozen and need to be repaired or replaced.  Remember to double-check that sprinklers are directed away from concrete or asphalt pavement to prevent premature aging and damage to those surfaces.

parking lot

Parking Lot

The parking lot and all other paved surfaces provide tenants and clients access to your property, endure heavy traffic, and can present liability hazards if not well maintained. Although asphalt is one of the most important parts of a property, asphalt maintenance is often the most overlooked. Check the parking lot and other paved surfaces for potholes, cracks, or asphalt that is beginning to deteriorate. Look for any areas that may have puddles or pools of standing water, and make sure the pavement stripes are clearly visible.

A little springtime maintenance will not only prepare your property for the approaching seasons, but it will prevent small problems from becoming major headaches later on. If you find that your parking areas need some maintenance, Top Job Asphalt is happy to provide free estimates for any project, from pothole repair to crack sealing and seal coating.

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Pam Taylor
Pam Taylor
October 4, 2021.
My husband and I contracted with Top Job to asphalt the driveway at our cabin in Fish Haven, ID. Starting with Steve who gave us the estimate, to Teri, Sam and especially Kevin who headed the project was timely, professional, and exceptionally well done. They are an honest and reputable company. I would not hesitate to recommend them to anyone who is looking to asphalt. Pam
Tom Nelson
Tom Nelson
October 1, 2021.
Top Job Asphalt works extremely well to the satisfaction of each of their customers!
David Hansen
David Hansen
September 29, 2021.
Very pleased with the work performed.
Tony Nielson
Tony Nielson
September 29, 2021.
Top Job Staff and crew did an excellent job on our parking lot. The crack seal crew was on the job before daylight and did great work. Most impressive was the slurry seal crew. Kerry and his team did a wonderful job. worked around my tenants parking issues, worked between rain storms. Kerry would not apply slurry until he was 100 percent sure the parking lot was dry enough after the rain. refreshing to see someone care so much about his product, his job, and his crew. Rosalie was also right on top of scheduling and even made a site visit to make sure I was happy. Top Job went above and beyond my expectations and I would recommend them to anyone .. I will use this company again in the future. Thank you very much! Tony and Cole Nielson T.K.S. Development.
Dennis Simonson
Dennis Simonson
September 23, 2021.
Was really impressed with the professional preparation on the driveway surface prior to the application of sealant. FRIENDLY and easy to work with. Highly recommend. Compared prices before settling on Top Job, good value. Their communication between office, field and scheduler was exceptional.
Christie Brown
Christie Brown
August 16, 2021.
We now have the PRETTIEST driveway approach and RV parking on the block! Nice job, TOP JOB ASPHALT!

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