Building Maintenance and Property Maintenance Forms

Handling Property Maintenance and Repairs Easily

Proper maintenance is essential to the efficient operations and longevity of property. Proper and periodic maintenance will help keep an entity in a continued state of efficiency. There are various agencies or companies providing maintenance services by charging a periodic sum in return. Entering into a service maintenance agreement or a maintenance contract with the service provider for the specific service you wish to be taken care of will avoid future disputes regarding respective duties.

Building Maintenance

You can enter into a building maintenance agreement with a service provider who will take care of cleaning the building (interior or exterior or both), as well as any tangible property located in the building. Having a proper home maintenance agreement in place will help get small issues fixed before they turn into major repairs. In case of an injury due to negligence in carrying out building maintenance, you are entitled to file a personal injury lawsuit.

Similarly, when renting an apartment, it is important to have an apartment maintenance agreement between the landlord and tenant. The agreement must detail the responsibility of each party to take care of each aspect of building maintenance. Penalties for failure to perform should also be detailed in such agreements.

Building maintenance services are so wide that for every aspect of building maintenance, you can have separate agreements. For example, the hedge trimming, shrub removal etc. of your lawn can be taken care of through a lawn maintenance agreement, and your landscape can be preserved through a landscape maintenance agreement. A property maintenance agreement can be broken down into building maintenance, private road maintenance, common easement maintenance, lawn maintenance, common driveway maintenance, landscape maintenance, etc.

If your house is in a rural area, there are chances that the government will not take responsibility for maintaining a private driveway. If your private driveway is accessed by many other property owners, all the common users can enter into a private road maintenance agreement. Make sure that such an agreement indicates the names of the parties and their respective duties, as well as penalties for default.

Software Maintenance

Once you purchase software, it is advisable to have in place a software maintenance agreement with the vendor. This will ensure that after delivery, the software continues to perform well, adapts to the new environment it is placed in, and defects are corrected on time. The U.S Congress has also enacted The Computer Maintenance Competition Act in order to prevent unlawful copying of computer programs.

Not only software, even hardware and related equipment require timely maintenance for efficient functioning. An equipment maintenance agreement that lists the activities that will be performed by the vendor for the maintenance of the equipment will take care of any repair request.

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