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Unit Owners Are Required To Carry Out Preventative Maintenance

Jonathan Miller and Megan Mackey
Publication date:
August 25, 2021
Article Summary: 

The article discusses the importance of preventative maintenance for unit owners in condominiums. It highlights that the Condominium Act of Ontario requires unit owners to carry out preventative maintenance to ensure that their units and the common elements of the building are kept in a state of good repair. The article provides examples of the types of preventative maintenance that should be carried out, such as cleaning dryer vents, replacing furnace filters, and inspecting plumbing for leaks. It also emphasizes that preventative maintenance can help to avoid costly repairs and extend the lifespan of equipment and systems in the building. Finally, the article recommends that condominium corporations should educate unit owners on their responsibilities for preventative maintenance and encourage them to follow regular cleaning and maintenance schedules.


preventative maintenance, unit owners, condominiums, Condominium Act, good repair, common elements, cleaning, repairs, equipment, systems, education, maintenance schedules.

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Jonathan Miller and Megan Mackey
Unit Owners Are Required To Carry Out Preventative Maintenance
August 25, 2021
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