Apartment blocks can be home to hundreds of residents and successfully keeping each and every one of them happy on a daily basis is no small task. Each resident will have their own opinions on how their building should operate, but something everyone can agree on as a priority is clean windows! Ensuring the windows of your building are regularly cleaned is one of the easiest and most effective ways of keeping tenants happy year-round. Here we will be discussing some of the key reasons why hiring a professional window cleaning company is in your best interests.
Improve your property’s kerb appeal
Buyers and investors will always be interested not only in the apartment they are looking to purchase but the overall aesthetic and maintenance of the building. The first impression of the property will be from the outside and if the exterior windows look worn and dirty it could make them reconsider. Apartments rely on regular maintenance work and cleaning of the building to ensure they remain safe and do not fall into disrepair, so it is a priority for prospective buyers. Property values will also be affected by factors such as window cleanliness as it reflects how the apartment block is looked after by the building management.
Manchester’s architecture combines new with old to create a built environment that is as eclectic as its inhabitants.
An area’s architecture not only contributes to its culture and atmosphere, but also has a psychological effect on those visiting or living there.
Here at Archer Window Cleaning we believe that looking after and preserving Manchester’s architecture is extremely important. As well as being aesthetically pleasing, when maintained, our architecture can also improve quality of life and help drive the economy.
In Manchester we are architecturally spoilt, with Modern, Georgian, Victorian, Roman and Gothic architecture all nestled side-by-side throughout the city. Perhaps the most iconic architecture of Manchester though is its old warehouses, canals and red brick cotton mills, reminders of its rise during the Industrial Revolution.
If you own a commercial property, the spring months are the perfect time to rejuvenate your building.
As the weather gets warmer it awakens inside us a desire to brush off the cobwebs and start afresh ready for the summer months. The winter has probably been tough on your property and a good spring clean will keep it looking great and feeling comfortable for your tenants.
Make your commercial building an attractive place to work both inside and out with our top spring cleaning tips for owners of commercial buildings.
Freshen up its external appearance
General maintenance of your property’s external appearance will improve its kerb appeal and give it a better reputation locally. This kind of quick maintenance tasks makes the world of difference to how your building looks and how its tenants feel about coming to work!
A few jobs that can help brighten up the building include caulking windows, freshening up the paintwork, pressure washing the exterior walls and pavement, and cleaning or updating signage.
The problem with very tall and high-rise buildings is that much of their exterior can fall victim of being out of sight and out of mind. Keeping up with maintenance tasks is just as, if not more important on high-level buildings to ensure that their structure remains sound and problems that develop at height that are hard to spot are not left to worsen.
The following 5 maintenance tasks are essential for keeping your high-level property in tip-top condition.
Maintain brickwork or cladding
The up-keep of your high-rise building’s brickwork or cladding is essential for protecting both its interior and exterior from developing more serious and expensive problems. Brickwork should be surveyed regularly so that any damaged bricks can be replaced or repainted to maintain your building’s structure. Regular cladding cleaning and maintenance of a building ensure its long-life and prevent costly replacement work.