Warm, airy spring days are quite welcoming after the season of the cold and dark night passes. Once wintertime is finally over, people often find that spring is just the right season for tasks like cleaning and maintenance.
In fact, spring is the ideal time for your business to check up on your business property and carry out essential building maintenance jobs.
Why? Well, harsh winter weather often causes damage to property that needs fixation. So you can remedy these damages and even perform essential jobs that you may have been putting off before. Additionally, spring also often brings rainy weather in various areas, so you might want to protect your building against leaks.
In case you’re unsure of how to conduct proper building maintenance, these tips will help you out.
Inspecting the roof is an incredibly important part of building maintenance that ensures the integrity of your property. It also protects the interior space from getting damp from weather conditions. You can either use a ladder and binoculars to perform roof inspection by yourself or use professional services.
Downspouts and gutters play an important role in directing unwanted water away from the building, making them essential for building maintenance. When water does not stand inside your property, it ensures that the building foundations stay strong and intact. So, check your downspouts and gutters to look for cracks and leaks. Ideally, you should hire professionals for gutter cleaning.
Now that bad weather time is behind you. Spring brings the perfect opportunity for landscaping and building maintenance. If there are trees growing nearby your commercial property, now is the right time to tidy up your outdoor area. You might want to trim overhanging branches and prune any shrubs. This will ensure that your building looks impressive and prevent damage to property, such as clogging of gutters from leaves.
When it comes to building maintenance, forgetting the windows will mean that you’re unable to make the most of spring daylight. Make sure to remove dirt and grime buildup for squeaky clean window panes. It is also a good idea to look out for gaps and rots in window seals and signs of cracks and damage in window frames.
Air Conditioning Check
There are high chances that your air conditioning units were not in use overwinters. However, you are very likely to start using them now as the summer heat arrives soon. This is the reason checking air conditioner units is essential when carrying out spring building maintenance. Make sure the units are functioning properly by testing general operating efficiency, thermostat, and airflow. It is the best time for any necessary repairs that might be needed.