4 Tips to Deal With Water Damage in Your Rental Property

4 Tips to Deal With Water Damage in Your Rental Property

Water damage inside of homes can be a different issue to deal with. If you are suffering from water damages in your rental properties there are some tips to heal with the issue. Always be prepared for a flood. Property owners need to consider where their properties are and the risk of flooding in the area. Once flooding has occurred, acting quickly to clean up after water damages occur will help prevent mold. Lastly, keeping in touch with renters about the situation will lessen problems in the long run.

Key Takeaways:

  • Be aware of any flood risks to your property, so that you can make preparations ahead of time.
  • If your property is flooded, act quickly to remove wet drywall and insulation to prevent mold.
  • Keep in touch with your tenants so you can be there to help during an emergency or when something unexpected happens.

“Water damage can occur without warning, and it can be expensive to repair.”

Read more: https://www.biggerpockets.com/renewsblog/the-best-way-to-deal-with-water-damage-in-your-rental-property/

Build It | Entryway Wall Shelf

This video is a ‘how-to’ on how to make an entry way wall shelf. First, they show a rough sketch of the project. Then they go to the lumber store to buy supplies for the project. Next, they measure and cut their wood. Step by step they create this unit. Once assembled, they will sand it, prime it and then paint it. They also mention that they will then probably add hooks. These last steps are just mentioned and not shown.

John Deere Skidders & Wheeled Feller Bunchers | Cab Comfort

John Deere has upgraded the comfort level of the cabs of their Skidders and Wheeled Fuller Bunchers. They have upgraded to include a fully rotating seat in the cab and added more room to move around. The upgrade has also added more line of sight to the front and sides. The more comfortable cab makes for an easier work day, as these cabs are usually acting as the workers “office”. It does not get any more top quality than John Deere.

From outdoor living spaces to solving drainage issues, landscaping deserves a careful look


Many people want to have a really nice property and are obsessed with making sure they look as if they are doing well. In that case, landscaping is so unbelievably important for anyone and their homes. Landscaping can not only make your living spaces look much better, it can really help solve some major issues.

Key Takeaways:

  • The ability to make a home look flawless comes from the use of many different things.
  • Some people are just too afraid to make any radical change within their living spaces.
  • The key is to have a vision for what you want to do and make it happen.

“The landscape piece is always the last piece of the puzzle.”

Read more: http://www.jamestownsun.com/lifestyle/home-and-garden/4487279-outdoor-living-spaces-solving-drainage-issues-landscaping-deserves


8 Low-Cost Ways to Dramatically Increase the Value of Your Rental Property

8 Low-Cost Ways to Dramatically Increase the Value of Your Rental Property

For those people who buy their first rental property, it is about increasing the value of the property while collecting rent. Therefore, you are building equity in the home while collecting profit from the tenants. This is a great tool in where you can build some wealth. However, maintenance of a home, is a lot of work and can lead to some very costly issues. Therefore, you must be smart when looking to increase the value.

Key Takeaways:

  • For the people who own rental homes, they have a great investment vehicle on their hands.
  • Building equity in a property while collecting rent is a dream for some people!
  • While maintenance of a house is essential, you must be smart to lower costs on the work.

“You may not have the budget for extensive landscaping work, and that’s ok. Just upgrade whatever you can so that your lawn looks tidy and presentable. Trim overgrown bushes and shrubs. Remove fallen leaves, sticks or anything that might make your lawn look cluttered.”

Read more: https://www.biggerpockets.com/renewsblog/2015/12/19/9-low-cost-ways-rental-property-roof/