COMMON AREA/ELEMENT SERVICES AND REPAIRS:
These specific items listed below are handled by Parkchester Condominium Service Department, there will be no charge, costs are included in the common charges):
NON-COMMON AREA/ELEMENT SERVICES AND REPAIRS:
You will be responsible for making these type of repairs on your own - You can either hire your own licensed serviceman/contractor or you can hire Parkchester staff directly through the service department for a reasonable fee):
If you are definitely certain that you will hire an outside contractor or serviceman to handle your non-common area/element repairs, please be sure they are licensed. The provided renovation/remodeling options will connect you with fully licensed contractors/servicemen and handymen.
In addition, Parkchester South Condominium and Parkchester North Condominium maintains a skilled unionized staff including electricians, plumbers, painters, carpenters and locksmiths and can perform non-common area/element repairs or installations for a fee. You can use the Parkchester home renovations and remodeling options to be quoted a price and then call the Parkchester Service Department to compare pricing.
In addition to skilled trades and construction staff, Parkchester South Condominium and Parkchester North Condominium employs highly competent and proficient Porters and Groundskeepers. To insure proper warranty and certification of the work as well as insurance and liability requirements, arrangements for those repairs can only be made through the Service Department. Private arrangements with members of staff are prohibited and a violation of our Rules and Regulations and Employment policies. Although residents interact directly with our Service Department, it is the Parkchester Operations Department that provides the service directly to our residents.
Parkchester South Condominium also operates the 4th largest high pressure steam plant in the metropolitan area supplying heat and hot water to both the South and North Condominium, its combined 12,000 apartments and over 75 commercial enterprises. The plant and heat control stations are maintained by licensed Operating Engineers and Heat Control Mechanics. Parkchester employs a professional staff of property managers and licensed managers in certain specialties such as Electrical and Steam Plant operations.