Must do Maintenance: Gutter Cleaning

Fitzpatricks - 12/04/2016

It’s officially autumn – while the beautiful turning leaves signify a move to colder weather, they also signal a need to schedule a not-so-pleasurable but essential maintenance task for your home: gutter cleaning. Gutter cleaning and gutter maintenance are an important part of home ownership. Your gutters are the collection system, on the edge of your roof. They are designed to divert water that is running …

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Vacant Property Upkeep

Fitzpatricks - 27/01/2016

Keeping a vacant property well presented and kept to exceptional cleanliness standards particularly through the Summer season, where Wagga’s market shows a dramatic incline in tenant vacation, is extremely beneficial to leasing your property to prospective tenants. When attending an inspection, our leasing consultants ensure that they present the property well – including: Taking in garbage bins Cleaning the mail box of any junk mail/ previous tenant mail …

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Is the Property Safe? What we keep an eye out for!

Fitzpatricks - 03/12/2015

As inevitable as death and taxes, in all rental properties some type of maintenance issue will arise from time to time. Just as you would take care of your own home, you need to ensure that your rental property is kept in good working order. This is not only financially beneficial, as it will ensure the value of your investment is upheld, it is also …

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Urgent Maintenance

Fitzpatricks - 29/10/2015

Our service guaranteeAt Fitzpatricks Real Estate our service guarantee response time to urgent maintenance is four hours. What is considered urgent maintenance? Under the Residential Tenancy Act, urgent maintenance is maintenance that requires same day attention. This can include: burst water pipes blocked or broken lavatory system serious roof leak dangerous electrical fault flooding or serious flood damage serious storm or fire damage failure or break …

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Smoke Alarm Servicing

Fitzpatricks - 08/10/2015

You are aware of the importance of smoke alarm testing by professionals. Were you aware that on vacation, legislation requires the alarm to be checked before a new tenancy? At Fitzpatricks, we suggest servicing by Smoke Alarms Australia (SAA) to meet legislation requirements. If you haven’t already subscribed, now is the time to secure this service. Your Tenancy Manager is not qualified to carry out …

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