Spring Cleaning Tips for Commercial Property Owners

Spring Cleaning Tips for Commercial Property OwnersNow that winter has left the building, so to speak, it is time for property owners and managers everywhere to regroup and concentrate on the cleanup. Winter leaves behind a lot of dirt and destruction in its wake.

Whether it’s a parking lot full of salty residue and freshly crumbled asphalt, a weather stained exterior, or a coating on windows that make it impossible to enjoy a sunny day, now is the time to remedy the situation. There are several spring chores that every proud commercial property manager need to perform in order to make their buildings stand out in a good way.

Asset Management Alliance, a commercial property management company of Delaware, suggests performing the following spring chores to get your building and grounds looking their best and protecting your investment in the process.

3 Top Spring Cleaning Tasks to Rejuvenating Your Delaware Business:


1. Sweep Parking Lot, Patios and Sidewalks: Snow plows do more than just clear snow; they drag trash, rocks and dirt along with the snow before scraping it into a heap. Once this snow heap melts, the trash, rocks and dirt remain, as well as rock salt or other ice melt products.  Not only is this an eyesore, it can be corrosive to any surface upon which it remains. Keep in mind that if not cleaned up, these products will continue to be tracked inside the building, hence causing further harm to carpets and hard surface flooring on the interior of the building.

2. Pressure Wash: Whether you call it commercial power washing or pressure washing, it is the most effective way to clean and protect commercial real estate. Pressure washing is an excellent method for removing grease, weather stains, gum, mineral deposits, mold, mildew, graffiti and that ugly white stain of ice melt products. Power wash all exterior surfaces; walls, sidewalks, parking lot and hardscaping to make a positive impression on your tenants and guests and to protect your investment.

3. Window Cleaning: Nothing says welcome spring like a clean shiny window. During winter, windows are subjected to rain, sleet and snow. This takes its toll, allowing for a buildup of dirt and soot. A building with dirty windows will leave a lasting impression – a very negative impression. Wash all windows inside and out to show tenants and visitors that you take pride in your buildings appearance.


Asset Management Alliance has deep roots in the Delaware community helping all types of commercial property owners protect and enhance the value of their investment through employing a diligent and fully vetted management, maintenance and engineering team that is available 24/7 every day of the year.

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  1. Darn good newsletter ..professional in content, easy to understand-navagation easy. Mike Gallo

  2. Thanks for the article! I love the suggestion to pressure wash the property. Having a nicer looking building will help customers want to come to that store more. Pressure washing can also remove grease, weather stains, mineral deposits, and mold, all of which you definitely don’t want anywhere near your property. I used a power washing to take the weather stains off of my home and it turned out great! I really appreciate you suggestions here, I will hopefully use these tips in the future.

  3. It is interesting how important the outside of a building is to it’s overall feel. A dirty exterior is what most people will see when driving past your business, and that is not what you want. Do you have any tips for finding a great commercial cleaning company to make sure that everything looks presentable? Thank you for all of the helpful tips and information!

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