August Maintenance Update
- Created on Wednesday, 08 August 2018 08:39
Ongoing maintenance continues throughout the estate. The items listed below are some of the major maintenance works that have taken place this quarter.
Security Cameras - All security cameras have continued to operate with minimal outages and have required limited maintenance over the past quarter.
Fountain - Commencement of maintenance to the Country Club entrance fountain began in June. After numerous inspections it was established that the fountain required intense cleaning, waterproofing of the lighting, review of pump pressure, correction of electrical with existing lighting and re-grouting. Works were completed to ensure the integrity of the fountain including the prevention of water seepage, lighting and pump functionality and general aesthetics of the structure itself.
Tennis Courts - The Tennis Courts have continued to be monitored this quarter with no evidence of movement or cracking taking place.
Club Doors - RECEPTION DOORS: HLS continues to monitor the front entry doors to the Country club, with only one incident of malfunction this quarter. COMMUNITY DOORS: The concertina doors in the Community Room are now fully functioning after having the floor runners and door carriage mechanisms replaced. Operation of the doors has now been limited to HLS staff who have been trained on how to open the doors to avoid future damage.
Outdoor Club Maintenance - The irrigation upgrade for the Country Club and surrounds took place during May/June. The aging drip system was replaced with a sprinkler system which was essential to ensure the landscaping, including lawn and garden beds, receive adequate watering. The installation of the new system has resulted in some patchy lines within the lawn, these areas are being monitored and are getting special attention by landscaping specialists to ensure regrowth. It is likely to be Spring/Summer before the grass will recover completely.
Pool - Advantage has been taken of the pool closure to drain the pool and reaffix the pool lane bolt securely to ensure the lane rope dividers can be utilised at the beginning of the swimming season. Thorough scrubbing and cleaning of the pool, furniture and paving was also undertaken during the closed period.
MAGNOLIA CLUB - In keeping with the Camden Council pool guidelines and a compliance certificate issued by Council, hedges surrounding the Magnolia Club pool enclosure were removed and replaced with potted colour and ground cover plantings. Maintenance has been undertaken on the timber deck including sanding and oiling of the deck. External furniture, BBQ structures and playground equipment are also due to be sanded and oiled in the coming weeks. Magnolia Club pool movement continues to be monitored by an external engineer organised by Dandaloo.
MICHELIA CLUB - As with any new build, a list of defects and system tweaking has been required. We have been working closely with specialists on pool, landscaping, lighting, AV, security and heating. In addition to monitoring the functionality of the building and ensuring the facility is working correctly and without fault, additional projects/additions are also being researched; for example, window coverings, wall hangings for TV remotes, adjustment in locks, inclusion of the third and final club with existing maintenance contracts (pool, fire and pest maintenance).