Upkeep of water oil furnaces & heating/cooling units for rental properties

As an experienced landlord, I guess that preparation is essential, however i do my undoubtedly best to manage the maintenance requirements of my rental properties; However, there is no way to anticipate every issue that can go wrong, but every time I recognize I have the properties in great shape, a new concern arises.

I am great about taking preventive measures & communicating with my tenants.

Most of my tenants have been with me for many years, and we’ve built a great relationship where they can trust that I have their best interests at heart; One common crisis is failed water heaters. When the water gas furnace quits, I hear about it instantly… No 1 wants to take a freezing freezing shower… Replacing the water gas furnace is a giant investment. I always hope that the issue is a simple repair, such as relighting the pilot light or replacing a heating element. I have a professional plumber I call who is great about providing cost-effective recommendations. I have all of the water oil furnaces worked on by the plumber every year. She drains the tank to eliminate sediment buildup, issueshoots all components & keeps me informed if a water gas furnace is nearing the end of its repair life, the HVAC system is another complex piece of device that sees a superb deal of wear & tear. I’ve enrolled in a maintenance method to have the heating & cooling units worked on, cleaned & tuned once per year, any worn or broken parts are upgraded, but because of this, I can expect the systems to operate reliably & at peak efficiency throughout the year… Plus, this repair fulfills the manufacturer’s warranty coverage. The majority of my tenants are conscientious about replacing filters in the heating & cooling units. But I’ve already paid an expensive maintenance bill only to learn that the filter was plugged.