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

Working HVAC Unit Outside a Kingwood Rental PropertyWhen it comes to the maintenance plans you make for your rental property in Kingwood, the old adage “out of sight, out of mind” rightly applies. A great number of the critical parts that keep the rental home running well are not visible, and usually, maintaining these systems get neglected.

However, routine maintenance must be observed for both these unseen items and the more visible ones. Neither one is more important than the other. For example, when a home’s hot water heater works without problems for years, it can be taken for granted. But as time passes, sediment from the water can collect in the bottom of the water heater, causing rust and other problems. For this reason, it’s important to flush out a hot water heater regularly to keep it running properly.

Along with ensuring that your rental home has plenty of hot water is making sure that your sewer line is clear. Everybody would want to prevent a backed-up sink, tub, or drain. Although seldom remembered, it’s important to have your main sewer line checked on a regular basis to prevent drainage problems down the road.

Another maintenance item that’s overlooked a lot is the property’s heating and cooling system. Together with the annual servicing of the air conditioning unit and furnace, it’s a must to clean all ducts and vents too. Dust and pollutants can collect inside a home’s ductwork, reducing the system’s efficiency and exposing your tenants to trapped allergens.

When the systems vital to the Kingwood rental home are functioning properly, it would be a lot easier to find good tenants and keep them happy. Properly maintained systems tend to need fewer repairs, saving you a lot of money later on. Tenant retention rests on proactive property maintenance, and this is in the wheelhouse of our team of property management experts.

A comprehensive property maintenance plan demands a great deal of time and energy that you may not readily have at hand. Why not give us a ring? At Real Property Management Avitus, we regularly maintain each element of your rental property in Kingwood, saving you both time and money. If you want more information regarding maintenance plans or any of our other property management services, contact us online or call us by phone at 281-570-6357 today.

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