Don’t forget repairs and maintenance – Skimping on routine upkeep ultimately costs more
Abstract: Fixed assets are often pledged as loan collateral. So lenders have a vested interest in making sure they’re adequately maintained. This article discusses how to get a closer look at how clients keep house, starting with the fixed asset register and moving on to the formal repairs and maintenance schedule. It also looks at due diligence and benchmarking, while a sidebar discusses when it’s smarter to replace a broken or worn asset, rather than to repair or maintain it.