Everyone loves skyscrapers and buildings with unique architecture, but few, if any, take into consideration the unique needs associated with maintaining certain structures. The taller and stronger the building is, the more complicated and dangerous it can be to maintain. What does it take to maintain such a building?
The role of a Board of Directors is to ensure that the organization they reside over runs as efficiently as possible. They are instrumental in hiring staff and allocating resources responsibly. As a property manager, you are their partner in many ways. You provide the expertise, skills, and support they need in making the best decisions on behalf of the organization. While you were more than likely chosen by the Board and have an inherent bias in your favour, you still need to show diligence in your own decision making process.
Regardless of whether you have in-house employees or you’re working with an outsourced company, maintenance efficiency requires thorough training. Their qualifications for the job may be impeccable, however there is always an adjustment period and special requirements to consider for unique properties. Here are some benefits maintenance crew training can provide:
Gold Standard Property Care’s Bruno Silva was happy to talk about what it’s like to be a window cleaner and he did quite the job dispelling misconceptions about the profession and the people who do it. Bruno is one of our company’s longest standing employees. During his time, he’s seen and done it all – which is what has made him the perfect choice to not only train new staff members that join our team, it also makes him the right expert to help us delve into what it’s really like being a window cleaner.
Anyone who has ever managed rental properties knows that keeping them in good condition is vital for attracting and retaining tenants. While the landlord is responsible for making sure that the property is safe and hospitable in accordance with legal requirements of the area, tenants also have their fair share of responsibility when it comes to notifying the owner of potential issues or hazards.