The TSSA recently lifted the requirement to undertake certain upgrades to the controls of single-speed elevators, but it doesn’t mean building owners should abandon modernization.
For now, market demand and the goodwill of employers are still the prime determinants of superintendents' working conditions.
A drone can capture data about the building structure as it scales the envelope, but consider too the images or video it could unintentionally capture.
Scents associated with cigarette smoke, cooking and the garbage chute are among the most common odours complaints received by building managers.
If it becomes law, the Reliable Elevators Act would require maintenance contractors to restore out-of-service elevators within 14 days in most buildings.
At least twice per year, property managers should conduct roof inspections and maintenance on their roofs.
Han Dong, the Liberal MPP for Trinity-Spadina, is proposing to set time limits for elevator repairs with a private member's bill.
There are four major factors that will affect generator service costs in all condominiums.
Technology is one of those things that never stops moving, and sometimes it can be daunting to keep up with all the latest advancements out
Several seasons of wear and tear can impact the efficiency of a condominium’s in-ground irrigation system. How maintenance can help lower water bills.
An expert walks through how to plan a successful landscape renovation for condominium properties in three steps.
It's important to make objective tree removal decisions because the physical condition of these dynamic organisms can deteriorate quickly.
In recent years, property owners and managers may have noticed that the line paint in their parking lots is fading more quickly.
An expert offers tips on how to prevent building vandalism, suggesting the best method is to remove graffiti fast to avoid future tagging.
An engineer explains the life expectancy and maintenance requirements of windows and specifically insulating glass units (IGUs) in condos.
An expert explains why regularly scheduled exterior care matters for condos, whether high-rises or townhouses.
Property managers face a wide variety of solutions to repair and replace failing asphalt. An expert walks through five pavement maintenance fixes.