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Spring Cleaning Your Palm Harbor Rental Property

Palm Harbor Rental Property Owner Cleaning the Gutters for Spring CleaningThe elemental principles of spring cleaning include decluttering, deep cleaning, and organizing. The consideration is to remove all nonessential items, clean out-of-reach places, and generate a more functional and exquisite living environment. Spring cleaning is a practical way to welcome the change of season, make a fresh start, and bring a sense of renewal and rejuvenation to one’s home.


As a Palm Harbor landlord, spring cleaning is highly critical for many reasons. First and foremost, it can help draw and retain tenants by making sure the rental property is neat and clean, organized, and clutter-free. A really clean and well-maintained property can induce the best environment and create a positive impression on possible tenants and make them likely to rent from you.

How to keep your rental property clean

1.    Start with a thorough property inspection

A straight-out thorough inspection connotes examining every room and region of the house for evidence of damage, wear, and tear, or cleanliness issues. Dusting and vacuuming, verifying for leaks or cracks, inspecting appliances, and clearing and organizing places are all familiar examples.


2.    Deep clean the property

It is greatly significant to thoroughly clean and sanitize every house nook and cranny, especially those areas not typically reached during the usual regular cleaning. Examples of such tasks are scrubbing grout, washing windows, cleaning appliances inside and out, shampooing carpets, and dusting and washing walls, baseboards, and other surfaces. Look at hiring a professional cleaning service to guarantee a comprehensive job.


3.    Check the HVAC system

Investigating and cleaning the air filters, looking for evident signs of damage or wear, and scheduling a professional maintenance check-up are all parts of attentively inspecting the HVAC system. This step helps make sure the system is functioning well without any hitch, augments indoor air quality, and avoids potential and unwanted breakdowns when the heavy-use season arrives.


4.    Test smoke and carbon monoxide detectors

When spring cleaning, test smoke, and carbon monoxide detectors to completely make sure each device works well, change batteries when needed, as well as remove and then replace any dilapidated devices. Testing these detectors helps ensures everyone’s safety in the home by imparting early sensing and warning in the deadly event of a fire or carbon monoxide leak.


5.    Check plumbing fixtures

Checking plumbing during spring cleaning means seriously inspecting all pipes, drains, and faucets for leaks, blockages, or other signs of damage. Plumbing checks may also include flushing the water heater and properly checking the water pressure to see to it that everything is operating perfectly fine, avoiding potential water damage and unreasonable repairs subsequently.


By going through and simply applying these important steps to maintain your rental property, you can protect and support the property’s value and prevent damage to fixtures and appliances. A clean rental property is more notable and appealing to potential tenants and can help retain existing tenants, effectively increasing rental income.


Originally Published on February 22, 2019

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