PROPERTY MANAGEMENT BLOG

3 Ways To Keep The Kids Entertained During Social Isolation

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The Covid 19 pandemic has forced schools to close down indefinitely. As such one of the main difficulties parents are facing right now is how they can keep their children engaged indoors. Here are some fun activities that can entertain them and help you bond at the same time:Activity 1 – A Nature HuntThe warm weather will attract a ...

3 Ways to Breathe New Life into Your Home for Spring

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At long last, you can pull back the drapes and let in that refreshing spring breeze into your winter-chilled home. You may not have to remain within the four walls of your home anymore, but that doesn’t mean you should ignore it completely. Here are some ways you can breathe new life indoors as nature welcomes spring with open ...

3 Mistakes to Avoid During Tenant Screening

As a landlord, the worst thing you can do is trust every tenant who applies for a rental. While screening may seem tedious, it can mean the difference between honest tenants and the ones who trash your property and/or refuse to pay rent on time. However, even a thorough screening process may not be able to highlight troublesome boarders. ...

Message From the Owner:

I am proud to announce that we at Patton Properties have reached a big milestone in the history of the company.  We are celebrating our 40th anniversary this year!I would like to take this opportunity to thank each and every one of you, owners, tenants, and employees, all current and past for being a part of our success and for makin...

How to Keep Pollen Out of Your Home

Remain indoors in the morning when the pollen levels are highest. Sunny, windy days can be especially bothersome for allergy sufferers. If you have a pollen allergy and you must work outdoors, you can wear tight fitting face masks that are designed to filter pollen out of the air before it reaches your nasal passages.Keep your lawn mowed ...

Tips to prevent frozen or broken water pipes

Always leave your heat on. It’s safest to place your heat on low, no less than 50 degrees, when away from the home or on vacation.Open cabinet doors under sink to keep pipes warm.FREEZING TEMPS: While sleeping, allow ALL faucets in your home to drip at a rate of 1 drip every 2-3 seconds. This keeps water flowing through your pipes t...

Reminders to help your household all year long!

Change your smoke alarm batteries yearly. Do not disconnect them. Replace any smoke alarms that malfunction immediately. These small, inexpensive contraptions can save your life.Check your fire extinguisher and make sure it stays in date. An expired fire extinguisher may not work in your time of need.Keep your vegetation and shrubbery cut...

Hurricane Tips

The intensity of hurricanes in the last few years has made city officials act quicker when a disastrous storm is coming our way.  As citizens, it is our responsibility to protect our lives as much as it is our families and our homes.  In protecting our properties, we are also contributing to protecting those around us.  By ...

How to Reset Breakers

If you use an old appliance or overload a circuit in your home, you can lose power to all or part of your home. In these instances, it’s important to know how to locate and reset breakers to get your power running again.Your breakers are typically kept in a breaker box, which may be located in the basement, the garage, or outside. W...

Heating and Cooling Tips

HVAC stands for Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning.  These 3 reminders will help your unit work to its fullest potential without overloading your electric bill:Change your air filter every 30 days.  Purchase the 30 day filters that cost no more than $1.50.  DO NOT buy the 90 day filters.  T...

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