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May 12, 2017

Being a landlord isn’t all about collecting the rent.  It’s about fixing the pipe, shoveling the walk, stopping the rodents, etc. You need a small army of trusted, go-to service providers in your local area to help you keep your property at it’s best. Build a solid go-to call list to save yourself from unneeded stress, -- and keep your tenants happy!

  1. Locksmith

“Ugh! My tenant lost their key and can’t get back into their apartment!” Having a locksmith handy for your property makes this common problem easier to handle. Here’s a Tip: Make sure your locksmith makes multiple sets of keys, that way if your renter loses their first set of keys, they can receive another set quickly.

  1. Landscaping & Snow Removal

Landscaping isn’t just for curb appeal.You need to keep your property safe for your residents.Whether it’s clearing hedges near walkways, removing snow and ice, or clearing bushes & branches for driveway visibility, etc., a good local landscaper can get the job done.

  1. Electrician

Tenants don’t like when they don’t have electricity.Your electrician doesn’t just need to come when the electricity is out, they can help with maintaining the wiring and lighting systems, identifying electrical problems with a variety of testing devices, and proactively inspect a number of electrical components such as transformers and circuit breakers.

  1. Plumbing

Whether it’s a clogged toilet or broken sink, a plumber can help with the duties of assembling, installing, and repairing all water and drainage systems in your property. Clean, running water keeps tenants happy!

  1. Pest Control

Bed Bugs, termites and rodents don’t just frighten your tenants, some can ruin the structural integrity of your property! It’s best to have a contract with a pest control service provider that can apply proactive treatments before a real issue arises.

Related Article: Helping Your Renters Understand Bed Bugs

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