The new crop of 'ultra-high-rise' condos rising in Toronto will be more complicated and consequently more costly to maintain, one engineer is warning.
In addition to making living spaces uncomfortable, indoor moisture problems can lead to structural damage, health and pest problems.
Ontario is looking to boost elevator availability in multi-storey residential buildings, as well as long-term care and seniors’ homes.
The minimum wage hike may sting more in condo communities than others as they face new costs associated with recent changes to Ontario’s condo laws.
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.