It is important to make certain that your foundation is sealed and maintained well to keep it dry and useful for years to come. When cracks develop in a foundation wall or floor, moisture can come through, which can cause mold to grow and result in unsafe living conditions. For this reason, the proper sealing and repairing of the foundation of your Burbank rental property should be a vital component of your property management plan. A strong, watertight foundation is key to the long and profitable life of a single-family rental home.
Fall is the perfect opportunity to seal and repair a foundation since this is best accomplished as you prepare for the upcoming winter weather. It is not a good idea to try and repair a foundation after moisture has already caused damage or in the middle of a deep freeze. Poor conditions might result in sub-par repairs, which in turn make your property vulnerable to more damage. Don’t let a little problem become a big one!
The owner is responsible for structural maintenance— including the property’s foundation— so it should not be left up to your residents. Even good residents may sometimes neglect regular maintenance, and if sealing and repairs are not performed correctly, it can lead to expensive repairs in the future.
Addressing cracks in the foundation all by yourself is a choice you can make— as long as you know how to seal them properly and remember to do it consistently and at the right time of year. However, the reality is that foundation maintenance is a task that is easily overlooked, particularly if you already have a full plate. Furthermore, spending your time trying to seal the foundation of your rental property— especially if it’s your first time— might not be the most beneficial use of your day. Your best route is still to hire an expert to take care of it for you, guaranteeing that the task is done correctly and in a timely manner.
This is where Real Property Management East San Gabriel Valley can be a real advantage to your investment strategy. Our team makes sure your foundation stays on a reliable, routine maintenance plan. We dedicate our time and resources so that you can rest assured that your investment is in the best hands. For additional information about maintenance plans and other property management services, contact us online or call us at 626-600-2884 today!
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