Condo plumbing issues are something no owner wants to deal with. But you can avoid major headaches by understanding the HOA plumbing responsibilities, and some preventative practices.
Stormwater / retention ponds are essential to modern community planning to protect against storm drain overflow. As a bodies of water, they are inevitably an ecosystem that must be properly maintained in order to continue to serve their purpose.
Education is everything when it comes to understanding community association asphalt parking lot cost, getting the most mileage out of that investment, and avoiding injury lawsuits.
All homeowners should conduct annual home maintenance, and spring is the perfect time, especially in Chicagoland as winter ends.
How does a community association board decide when an engineer is a wise spend for a capital or maintenance project? Here we explain the role of a building engineer and when it is in your best interest to engage one.
The construction industry is not immune to the vast labor and materials shortages, as well as inflation, that all industries began suffering from in 2021. Here’s what is happening, and how community associations can navigate it as painlessly as possible.
Water damage is one of the worst things a homeowner can experience. If frozen pipes burst in a condo association, the damage and cost multiplies. In Chicagoland, it is crucial to take these steps every autumn.
Here’s how to keep the work order process in your association running like a well-oiled machine.
Scheduling a regular reserve study for your condo association, conducted by reserve study specialists, ensures that owners will be paying for their portion of the commonly-owned assets. Here’s how and when to do this.
For condo and townhome associations, sometimes the most minor-looking or undetected issues can cause the biggest problems. Here we provide an actionable guide for association boards to avoid unnecessary costly repairs, and to painlessly identify and address structural issues.