Tip 58 – Sinking Fund – A stitch in time saves nine

Any building contractor will tell you that preventative maintenance is better than the cure.  Replacing window seals or silicone is a lot more cost effective than dealing with rotten internal timbers or swollen plaster board.  Treat owner’s maintenance complaints as an early warning system.  Investigate, consider and act.  Delay or denial will cost more in the end.