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What Will Garbage Trucks Not Take?

By Ben Twitchell Introduction Garbage collection is a service most community managers and residents depend on, yet not everything we wish to discard will fit into the back of a garbage truck. Local waste management policies and regulations often determine what items are deemed non-collectable, thus requiring alternative disposal methods. Understanding these limitations is crucial…

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3 Ways to Fix a Compactor

By Ben Twitchell Introduction Compactors are essential to a community waste management system, ensuring trash is efficiently compacted and managed. However, when a compactor malfunctions, it can lead to significant disruptions and challenges. In this blog, we will explore three effective ways to fix a compactor: utilizing your community’s maintenance team, hiring a third-party vendor…

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Tech Tips: Red Flags to Look for in Emails

By Wesley Kirk Introduction As part of our ongoing commitment to be technology-driven, we’d like to share practical information about identifying and handling phishing emails. One of the best ways you can improve your cyber safety is to understand the warning signs of phishing email attacks. These deceptive messages pose a significant threat to your…

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R3 Award: Abel Rivera

The June R3 Excellence Award goes to Abel Rivera, who has been with us since May 2023. His dedication to his job is reflected in the high quality of his work and the praise he receives from community managers. He collaborates effectively with his team and consistently performs his duties with excellence. His friendly and…

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How a Customer Service Team Takes Trash Management to the Next Level

By Ben Twitchell Introduction Unforeseen trash issues can arise at any moment, and having a dedicated customer service team to handle them quickly and seamlessly is invaluable for property management. Instead of waiting for residents or your management team to find a problem, a customer service team proactively addresses your community’s needs, so you receive…

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Leadership Spotlight: Eric Lenning

In this month’s Leadership Spotlight, we’re featuring Eric Lenning, an inspirational leader at Strategic. Devoted to Strategic’s core values—Respect, Responsibility and Reliability—Eric’s support and guidance drive his team and supports the company’s success. Learn how Eric blends his personal and professional interests into his leadership approach, fueling his dedication to his role. Could you share…

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A Guide to Effective Fly Control for Your Property

By Ben Twitchell Introduction Flies are more than just a nuisance; they pose a significant health risk and can tarnish the reputation of your property. Implementing a robust fly control service for your apartment community is crucial. At Strategic Sanitation Services, we offer premium trash management solutions, including effective fly control services to keep your…

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Streamline Your Resident Turnaround with Trash Out Services

By Ben Twitchell Introduction Dealing with the aftermath of a tenant’s hasty departure or readying an apartment for new residents can be overwhelming, especially during move-out season. Trash Out Service simplifies this process for you by ensuring a thorough and efficient cleanout of abandoned possessions. From old furniture to unwanted knick knacks to trash, we…

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The Best Janitorial Services for Your Chute Rooms

By Ben Twitchell Introduction As you know, effective trash management is crucial for maintaining a clean and hygienic environment in any residential building. There are many aspects that comprise comprehensive trash management, including tidying and sweeping, redistribution, large item removal, pest control and other janitorial-type services, such as pressure washing, common area cleaning and more. …

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Value: RUBS, Net Operating Income & Property Valuations

Introduction In real estate investment, maximizing property value is a perpetual goal. Among the many factors influencing property value, the relationship between Ratio Utility Billing System (RUBS), Net Operating Income (NOI) and property valuations has significant influence. In this article, we’ll delve into the dynamics of RUBS, explore its impact on NOI and property valuations…

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