COVID-19 is putting a hold on many normal activities at the moment, and many NSW strata residents might be wondering whether strata repairs, cleaning and maintenance can still be carried out for common property. The good news is that with strict safety guidelines in place, essential maintenance can and should be carried out with safety considerations for everyone concerned.
Information for residents, owners and owners corporations
If you spot repairs or maintenance issues on common property, you can log a maintenance job as you normally would. We will inform tradespeople about maintaining social distancing and hygienic practices as they carry out their work on the strata property. Please keep in mind that tradespeople must be provided with at least 1.5 metres of social distancing space while they are on site.
If you or anyone you know in your building:
Then it’s vital that you notify your strata manager via phone or email instead.
Information for trades
We are unable to confirm if any person residing within the lot is currently unwell, has been travelling, or is self-isolating – although we will of course notify you if we are made aware. You deserve a safe work environment and we recommend that when calling to schedule an appointment, you confirm with your site contact that:
There are also a number of strict rules to ensure your safety and the safety of others while you are attending to strata repairs and maintenance:
We appreciate cooperation from residents, trades, strata property maintenance services and owners corporations at this time in keeping up building maintenance as per the Strata Schemes Management Regulation 2016. The team at Jamesons Strata Management will keep you updated with any changes to services as the COVID-19 situation evolves.