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Types of Maintenance

Types of Maintenance

Maintenance tasks can be divided into four categories:

1. Regular planned preventive maintenance, including:

  • regular external cleaning (house washing)
  • regular condition inspections
  • cleaning out the spouting
  • lubricating hinges or a lock

2. Carrying out repairs to faults identified during cleaning and condition inspections

3. Planned major maintenance tasks, including:

  • painting
  • wallpapering

4. Unplanned emergency maintenance – generally immediate response required

  • responding to an unexpected problem such as a burst pipe
  • a leak
  • repairing a broken window
  • clearing a blocked drain

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