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

Preventing and Thawing Frozen Pipes

Why Pipe Freezing is a Problem Water has a unique property in that it expands as it freezes. This expansion puts tremendous pressure on whatever is containing it, including metal or plastic pipes. No matter the “strength” of a container, expanding water can cause pipes to break. Pipes that...

Activated charcoal

DID YOU KNOW!?!? Activated charcoal is a fine black powder that absorbs chemicals and odors. This is why the coal is sometimes used to absorb poisons in the stomach after they are accidentally ingested. Activated charcoal can come in powder form or in can be compressed into block form. Use either form to...

Screening tenants – the importance of background checks.

As I have reviewed applications and met with prospective tenants it has been impressed to me, the importance of being thorough in your tenant screening. I have had 2 applications for this home that spoke clearly and politely on the phone, raised no flags when viewing the property, and by their rental...

January 2014 Newsletter

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