Summer can be an amazing time in any community. The warm summer weather of western Pennsylvania is perfect for barbeques, outdoor gatherings, and parties around the pool. For those residing in homeowners’ association (HOA) and condominium association communities, summer presents a unique opportunity to foster a strong sense of unity, enjoyment, and well-being.

To achieve this outcome, however, you must take steps to ensure that the community thrives during the summer months. Start with the three tips in this article, and your community will have its best summer yet.

Three Top Summer Tips for Your Community

The following three tips will provide the best ways to enjoy summer in your community.

1)Keep your pools and community spaces in good working order.
Most community associations have some communal amenities, such as pools, community centers, playgrounds, tennis courts, and the like. They should be well-maintained all year round, but their upkeep is especially important in the summer.

For example, summer sees a surge in pool usage. You must ensure the safety of swimmers by regular equipment inspections, hazard checks, and even well-trained lifeguards.

Summer is also an ideal time to address any necessary repairs or upgrades to community amenities. Whether you are resurfacing tennis courts, repainting playground equipment, or adding new features to the community park, these improvements enhance the overall experience for residents.

2)Implement regular landscaping and lawn care.
The better your landscaping, the more appealing your community. Summer is when most landscaping will be in peak form. The grass will be green, and the flowers will be out. You can make the most of this season by ensuring your landscaping and lawn care are in peak form.

The essence of maintaining a vibrant landscape is consistency. Regularly mowing lawns, trimming bushes, and weeding flower beds ensure that the community’s green spaces stay attractive and welcoming. Additionally, you should implement a well-thought-out watering schedule, such as early mornings or late evenings, to reduce evaporation. It will enable you to maintain healthy landscapes while conserving water.

3)Plan fun community events and activities.
Community events and activities are the lifeblood of a thriving community association. They play a pivotal role in creating a sense of unity, promoting social interaction, and enhancing the overall quality of life for residents. To ensure your community makes the most of the summer months, you must plan and execute fun community events and activities.

Popular summer community events and activities include the following.

  • Barbeques
  • Picnic
  • Movie nights
  • Pool parties
  • Ice cream socials
  • Community yard sales
  • Neighborhood clean-up days
  • Community craft fair
  • Kids activities, such as camps and sporting events
  • Volunteer events
  • Book clubs

By following the tips in this article, you will be setting your community up for success this summer. However, if you need more property management help, consider contacting ACRI Community Realty. We are the Pittsburgh area’s source for excellent property management. From property maintenance to financial management and insurance consulting, we can do it all.

Contact ACRI Community Realty today and experience the difference we can make in your community.

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