Round Rock Property Management Blog

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Lubricate Your Garage Door
Property Management Blog
Keeping your garage door parts greased up will add years of seamless operation to your system - and it takes just 10 minutes a year. Use white lithium grease on the opener's chain or screw, and a spray lubricant, available from your garage door specialist, to coat the overhead springs. That's all there is to it.

Sunday, December 23, 2018

Clogged Drain Lines
Property Management Blog
Clogged drains are among the most frequent recurring nuisances that landlords have to deal with. Sinks & bathtubs are used multiple times per day and unless a tenant is very conscious about drain care, clogs will inevitably develop. Solutions: Install drain screens and give tenants clear instructions on drain care, then set a limit on...

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Drafty Windows
Property Management Blog
Drafty windows are a major culprit of high energy bills in the winter and summer months. It's a good idea to periodically check the condition of the caulk line that holds your windows in place. If the caulk appears to be dry, cracked or otherwise weathered, simply remove the old caulk with a box cutter or other sharp knife and run a n...

Monday, October 29, 2018

What Does "Additional Insured" Mean for Landlords & Investors
Property Management Blog
There are some basic questions that property owners and landlords ask us in the course of doing business. One of the first questions that they ask is usually about the "additional insured" requirement in our management contract. They want to know why they have to name their property manager as an additional insured. Sometimes we...

Thursday, September 6, 2018

Should you hire a property manager?
Property Management Blog
As the owner of a rental property, you may be wondering whether or not to hire a property management company. If you've never managed an income property, it can be tempting to assume that property management duties simply amount to "finding tenants, sign the lease, receive the rent check," and maybe - occasionally handling a...

Monday, September 3, 2018

Are you having trouble with a leaky faucet?
Property Management Blog
Typically, the main cause of a leaky faucet is a worn out washer. The washers inside the faucet handles are rubber and tend to wear out over time. You can replace them by turning off the main water supply -- unscrewing the leaky handle that controls the flow of water to the spout. Then simply remove the old washer and replace it with a ne...

Sunday, July 29, 2018

Avoid Texas Property Code Chapter 92 Violations
Discover the requirements all properties must meet under Chapter 92 of the Texas Property Code. It is important for property owners and managers to know the code in order to protect themselves against potential liability and for tenants in order to ensure their home security.

Monday, July 23, 2018

Clean Your Dryer Vent
Property Management Blog
One of the most helpful and often forgotten tips for homeowners and renters is to "Clean Your Dryer Vent." Lint and other debris can build up in the dryer hose and vent duct, thereby reducing air flow, backing up exhaust gasses and eventually causing a fire. These hazards can be avoided by thoroughly inspecting and cleaning your...

Friday, June 22, 2018

Welcome to our new responsive website!
Property Management Blog
Our new website is fully responsive and uses the latest technology, allowing you to have a better browsing experience on any device no matter if it is a desktop, tablet or cellphone!Why is this a big deal? Well, it allows you to have access to our site anywhere, at any time. Tenants - you will be able to easily find and apply for your nex...