Making the properties safe, healthy, and comfortable for living should be the goal of every good landlord.
In the UK, the process is also covered legally by the Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) act. It came into force in 2019, and besides giving more rights to tenants, it was also highly supported by landlords’ associations, too.
So, what criteria do landlords have to meet? What is defined as uninhabitable living conditions? What are the penalties if a property doesn’t comply? And how to effectively inspect flats and houses to make them ready for tenants?
In the field of Innovations, Resco’s Autumn Update 2020 brings several improvements in the remote assistance tool Resco Houston. Now, guiding your field workers, remote collaboration of teams, or onboarding of new employees become even more accessible and flexible.
The latest Houston update extends support to different devices, increases accuracy, simplifies the set up in Woodford, and provides further options for collecting valuable data. So you can speed up the repair process by sharing the company knowledge effectively. Let’s look into these innovations in more detail
To take full advantage of customization in Woodford, admins and project managers need to fully understand the possibilities of forms. This component creates a base for all other customization options and is often one of the most essential parts of the app.
Let’s have a closer look at how to work with forms in Resco’s customization tool Woodford. We will showcase an example on one of the Resco apps – City Smart Services – and provide you with practical tips and tricks on how to take full advantage of the form component.
The 6S lean management originates from methodology created by Toyota Production System between the years of 1948 and 1975. This procedure enabled the Japanese company to produce higher quality products faster with less waste and inventory than the competitors.
While the fundamentals of 6S management were created decades ago, the benefits of the methodology persist even in today’s conditions. So, what are the core principles of the 6S in manufacturing?
Lockout/tagout procedure (often labeled as “LOTO procedure” or “lockout/tagout”) is one of the top ten most frequently cited standards by the Occupation Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). That means, LOTO standards compliance is often inspected and controlled by OSHA and eventually may result in hefty fines for companies that do not meet the policy.
And it’s not a surprise. Properly implemented lockout/tagout programs can prevent many injuries, illnesses, and even deaths occurring in workplaces. So, what does the lockout/tagout program include and how to start with its implementation? We looked at the official materials from OSHA and CDC to bring a detailed overview to everyone interested in the topic.
If you are a home inspection professional, landlord, or property manager, you know that proper facility inspections are necessary for a smooth rental, property sale, or law compliance. It provides verified data for all participants of the contract and ensures all parties are aware of the pre-rental or pre-sale condition of the property.
In this blog, you can learn about how to download, customize, and start utilizing the ready-to-use move-in move-out form in Resco Inspections. By making the whole process digital, on-site professionals can complete inspections quicker, managers get real-time field information, and customers can immediately view standardized reports, helping them to resolve possible future disputes.
Machines and equipment malfunctions are scary and expensive issues. The consequences often lead to unexpected machine downtimes, prolonged repairs, higher service costs, interrupted production runs, or elevated expenses for spare parts. So, what is the way to fight them?
Did you ever find yourself in a situation where you didn’t know how to deal with a problem? In a situation where you looked for a solution ‘for hours’ and you just couldn’t find any? And then one call to the right person solved everything in a minute. That’s the advantage that calls and video calls bring to our work lives – we can find solutions easier with experts available remotely. And that’s why Resco is making video calls even more advanced now.
In 2018, our team came up with an idea to help municipalities with providing better services and enabling them to further connect with citizens. We aimed to find a way how to deliver people more information about what their municipality does and what its plans are – increasing the transparency, availability, and comfort of public services.
That’s where the idea of the City Smart Services app was born. To turn it into an actual product, we established a dedicated team focused on creating a mobile solution on the Resco MxDP platform. Let’s see how this process evolved and how you can design an app with our development platform.