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Tips for Spring Maintenance

springtime 5 Tips for Spring Maintenance When it comes to your Chicago condominium, it is important to stay up to date with your cleaning and maintenance needs. During the spring months, the season is a perfect time to get started on projects that may not have been conducive to complete during the winter months. Below are a few tips to get you started with cleaning and maintaining your condo unit during the spring season. Painting Refresh During the spring, the temperatures start to rise, bringing about warmer weather. The warmer temperatures create the perfect environment for painting. If your condo is...
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What to Look for In a Property Management Company

post its What to Look for In a Property Management Company When it comes to managing your Chicago condominium, you want to know that the management company you choose has your best interest in mind. You need to make sure that whatever company you go with knows how to properly manage your Chicago property and how to ensure all aspects are covered when it comes to tenant management, property maintenance, and routine repairs that come up. There are a few things to keep in mind when it comes to Chicago property management and here are some you should remember. Documentation is a...
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5 Tips to Hire a Contractor for Repairs on Your Condominium

hiring group 5 Tips to Hire a Contractor for Repairs on Your Condominium When it comes to doing repairs on your condominium in Chicago, you want to know that you have a top-quality contractor on the job. There is a danger of hiring someone who does not have a company or a legitimate business when you’re looking for contractors. Hiring a friend or close family member can also cause a conflict of interest for your condo HOA. When you’re looking to hire a contractor, either through your Chicago property management company or by yourself, here are some tips to keep in mind....
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Home Safety Tips for Chicago Renters

building fire Home Safety Tips for Chicago Renters Renting a condominium in Chicago is an easy way to learn the area, explore where you may want to live in the future and have a home as soon as you move to the area. There are many areas around Chicago to peruse and you’re going to love living close to shopping, dining, and work. However, as a renter, there are some safety tips you need to keep in mind. Whether working with a Chicago property management company or a property owner, keep these handy to help you feel safe and secure in your...
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The Risks of Hiring Unlicensed Contractors

maintenance tools The Risks of Hiring Unlicensed Contractors When you own a property in Chicago, you will have to take care of it with regular maintenance and upkeep. There will be repairs to cover, changes to be made once tenants move out, and regular preservation that is necessary for the property to run smoothly. There will be minor and major repairs depending on how old the building is and how the maintenance was taken care of before you owned it. You may be considering hiring unlicensed contractors or even hiring a friend to work on your building maintenance issues. You may think...
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