CAPITAL DISTRICT ASSOCIATION of RENTAL PROPERTY OWNERS, Inc
"Landlords Helping Landlords"
PO Box 11097, Albany, NY 12211-0097 Phone/Fax (518) 433-7377

Added info for those with septic systems

To keep your septic systems healthy (Yes, healthy) never use any products labeled “Antiseptic”, Bleach or any chlorine containing products. They will keep your system from operating properly because they kill the bacteria that break down the waste products in your system. You can keep it fresh by...

Concrete stains

More concrete problems for a landlord in South Troy: One of my tenants changed the oil on his Harley in the middle of the concrete driveway; needless to say, he was the sloppiest thing on two feet. I do not know how long the oil stains have been there, but the tenant was there for 5 years, so I assume that...

Window air conditioners

I answered a couple of questions concerning window air conditioners, as it is nearing the end of the season: Here are the answers to a few of the inquiries: If you (or your tenant) noticed a moldy odor when the unit was running, clean out the drain hole. That is the usual cause of mold, since the water is...

Selkirk has a non-emergency problem

I have owned a small apartment complex for about 4 years. It has a lot of concrete: walkways, parking lot, and patios. There are many trees surrounding the complex and the walks have gotten progressively greener and blacker as the years have passed. I want to spruce the place up as I am contemplating selling...

Dishwasher Recall

Recently a recall was announced concerning General Electric dishwashers manufactured between the years of 2006 and 2009. These appliances can CATCH FIRE even if they are NOT TURNED ON. If you have one of these, please do yourself and your tenants a favor and investigate what models are involved. Some members...

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