Maintaining a property by

If you own a property then there is a need to maintain it in good condition, otherwise it could lose value. Maintenance is a continuous process of replacing or repairing broken or worn out fixtures or services, redecorating and gardening .
If you are also making your property a better place to live then you are involved in home improvement , which should add value to your property.
Maintenance or home improvement is cheaper to do-it-yourself (DIY). But for jobs that you can't do well yourself it is better to get someone in to carry out the task.