The installation of a dishwasher is not as complicated as it looks. Dear Maintenance Men: I have a multi-unit apartment building with a 100-gallon water heater that serves all the residents. The problem is that only the nearest units to the water heater gets any hot water....

Your Board of Directors Is Taking Care of Business. Board of Directors bylaws, confidentiality agreements, operating rules and procedures have been drafted and are available in the members-only section of the Association’s website. Your review is requested and your feedback is appreciated by June 5, 2020. To...

By Ali Sahabi, GEC, Optimum Seismic Adaptive Reuse Can Make the Most of Your Seismic Retrofit The Greater Los Angeles area is one of the best real estate markets in the United States. That’s why a growing number of local apartment owners are now looking at renovations called...

“Criteria used to adopt the new building codes would materially differ from today.” If the State of California has its way, the California Building Standards Commission (CBSC) and the State Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) may adopt building standards for residential and commercial buildings...

“We are lucky today to have so many choices of countertop materials available.” Dear Maintenance Men: I am getting ready to paint my property and noticed a lot of mold or mildew in the shaded areas. I am worried that scraping these areas when we prep for...