Check out the answers to these common maintenance issues!

Do you mark-up maintenance costs or repairs invoices?

Main Street utilizes third party vendors for repairs on behalf of landlords. We negotiate rate discounts and job priority as a result of our community relationships and volume of work we provide. As a requirement of paying third-part vendors our own general liability insurance coverages increases and we and charge a 4.8% fee on maintenance invoices to allow us to continue to manage pay vendors on Owner's behalf.

How to: Maintain a Garbage Disposal

How to: Clean an A/C Unit

How to Unclog:

How to: Change the Batteries in your Smoke Detector

How to: Clean your Clothes Dryer Vent

Power Outlets and Power Outages:
• Test the light switches to see if that turns on/off the outlet.
• Locate the GFCI outlets (outlets with the test and reset buttons) and press the reset button on all GFCI outlets.
• Tip: Look for GFCIs in bathrooms, kitchens, basements, garages and on the home’s exterior. Test and reset every GFCI you can find.
• If the reset button doesn’t work, schedule a maintenance request.

   Power Outages:
• Make sure the power is not out in the area (check with Gulf Power).
• Gulf Power: 850-969-3111
• Check the breakers.
• If the power is not out in the area and checking the breakers doesn’t work, schedule a maintenance request.


Garage Remotes/Doors:
The most common cause of garage door remote control failure is weak or dead batteries. Here
is a video on how to change the battery:

If replacing the batteries doesn’t work or you have other issues please open a maintenance

Request Maintenance