Is Legionnaires’ Disease Lurking in Your Vertical Community?
If you have cooling towers at your community you might want make sure they are disease free. The Legionnaires’ disease is a type of pneumonia caused by “legionella” bacteria, named for a 1976 outbreak following an American Legion convention in Philadelphia. This bacterium multiplies in warm water and that is why its outbreaks usually occur […]
ProTec Announces New North San Diego County Office Location
ProTec Building Services (ProTec), the HOA industry leader in repairs, maintenance, inspections, and construction announces the opening of a new office location in Vista, CA. “With the opening of our North County San Diego (Vista) office we wanted to locate our operation’s hub directly in the center of our client’s communities. Our goal is […]
Spring is around the corner and that means more family trips to the community playground. Playgrounds have special maintenance requirements due to the use and abuse by children and winter rains. Plus, without proper care and maintenance tot lots can pose an extra degree of hazard to children with dangers posed by splinters, outdated or broken […]
Ooops I Just Spilled! How to Properly Clean Carpets
Red wine, soda and queso dip sounds like so much fun to start, but when it ends up ruining Clubhouse carpets it’s not so fun after all! Parties, meetings, hang outs, you name it, the clubhouse has seen its fair share of dirty sneakers and “oops I just spilled…”. When it comes to high level […]
Gutter Cleaning Time Again
Here in Southern California there are usually only two good months to clean gutters – December and January. It’s important to wait until December because only then will all of the leaves have fallen off of the deciduous trees. Consider what a waste it would be to clean your gutters in October only to have […]
Self-healing “living” concrete
Imagine building or managing a new building or community and never having to worry again about its concrete cracking, concrete warranty issues or concrete maintenance? Now try to imagine that the concrete is alive and it heals itself.