Winter Tips for Commercial Property Owners

Winter Tips for Commercial Property Owners
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    Winter is a particularly dangerous time.

    Slushy roads can cause your car to spin out of control, freezing temperatures can cause your pipes to burst, and heavy snowstorms can knock out power lines.


When you’re a commercial property owner, you have a bigger responsibility: keeping everyone safe during such a dangerous times. Having this huge responsibility can be highly stressful. Luckily, you can alleviate these pressing feelings by checking out these winter tips for commercial property owners.

Preparation is Key To Keeping Tenants Safe

Being prepared is the key to staying safe in the winter. This is especially true when it comes to your commercial property. There are various ways you can prepare for a safe season but here is a list of the most crucial steps to take.

  • Make sure you have plenty of salt for the snowfall. This will prevent any accidents or falls among your tenants.
  • Confirm your snow removal service. If you don’t have one, be sure to purchase the machinery needed for you to remove the snow yourself.
  • Invest in back-up generators. For the dangerous snowstorms that lie ahead, you want to ensure you’re prepared for power outages.

Schedule Maintenance and Inspection

Before the first snow fall arrives and before the temperatures fall dangerously low, you want to take the time to schedule maintenance and inspection for every unit in the entire building. This is a crucial step to take in case there are any current problems or damages. By doing this, you’ll be able to resolve any issues before the weather gets really bad.

Things to look out for:

  • Functioning heating systems in every unit.
  • Any damage or leaks on your roof.
  • Regular maintenance protocols for your building and HVAC system are regularly followed.

Keep Amenities Clean

If you offer your tenants various amenities such as parks, pools, and fitness centers, you want to ensure these places are kept clean. Just because there’s snow on the ground doesn’t mean your tenants are no longer exercising or taking their kids to the park.

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In fact, because the winter is such a dangerous time for flu transmission and now the novel coronavirus, it’s essential you amplify your cleaning and disinfecting efforts. Plastic playground equipment is a hub for germs and other sickly messes, for that reason, it’s important you do your research on how to properly disinfect and clean this equipment.

The same goes for your fitness center and machines. Your tenants will appreciate the extra steps you take to ensure they remain safe and healthy this winter season.

When you’re a commercial property owner, the winter can cause you many headaches. This season you can change that by following these helpful winter tips for commercial property owners. By doing so, you’ll be sure to provide a safe and warm living environment for all your guests.

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