Planned maintenance and effective spending on regular maintenance can reduce the need for costly repairs, protect the fabric of your building and save money in the longer term. Regular maintenance is the best way to ensure the continued preservation and the future cost effective use of a building.
It is often the case that buildings are maintained on an ad-hoc basis without proper planning as and when defects become apparent. This can result in inefficient expenditure with an excessive and unexpected peak to finances.
The solution is to prepare a pro-active Maintenance Plan which captures and enables all property element expenditure to be planned in advance, whether it is a single property or a portfolio of properties. This approach enables correct maintenance planning over a set period of time (normally 5-10 years). This helps organisations or property management companies to predict, plan and budget for future maintenance costs or introduce capital expenditure.
Prior to a Maintenance Plan being prepared, it will first be necessary to carry out a detailed inspection of the property. A Schedule of Condition will then be drawn up identifying all defects in a formal report. Our team of professionally qualified Building Surveyors and Quantity Surveyors combine their skills to provide repair and maintenance plans which are presented in a tabular format, enabling the reader to gain an in depth understanding of the key issues in an easy to understand layout.