Property Preservation Services in Chicago

Choose the right Illinois property preservation service and see a positive ROI.


Working with vendors at the local level has its advantages. We have excellent relationships with our local experts and are in constant communication, which ensures that all properties we manage are well maintained and preserved.

The distinguishing difference between A City Suburban Services and others in our industry is that we are truly committed to delivering the best customer service while offering the highest level of quality, timeliness and cost-effectiveness.

Our staff is constantly expanding their education on important property preservation issues. Combine that with a commitment to invest in the latest technology and strive for rigorous quality control, our clients get more than they bargain for. Furthermore, we’re able to monitor and measure our processes so that we will always exceed industry guidelines. More importantly, we’re always exceeding our clients’ expectations.

Our Property Preservation Services

Unlike others in our industry, we’re committed to offering everything a client could need in preservation services, including the following:

  • Securing
  • Winterization
  • Debris removal
  • Code violation management
  • Preparation for sale or conveyance
  • More services

See the full list of property preservation services we provide to our clients. We can also customize a plan specific to your needs.

Vinyl Siding Single Family House with driveway without any debris after property preservation services in Chicago

For more than 20 years, our expert staff has amassed the kind of experience that makes us the go-to preservation specialists in Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin.

Contact us today and let’s talk about your project and how our services will be a perfect match.

Initial Services

Some properties are left as if the previous tenants vanished, which means there is a large quantity of personal property that has to be inventoried and stored. This requires the proper documentation, including photographs. Initial services will often require the removal of exterior debris and an assessment of what needs to be done with landscaping or damaged exteriors. Eliminating or repairing safety hazards and some initial cleaning is also a common initial services task that reputable property preservation companies will carry out.

Winterization Services

Vacant properties are at high risk of damage during the freezing winter months. Your properties could be dry, wet, steam or radiant heat, and you need to choose a company that can winterize a property with any of these systems. The most common work associated with winterization includes pressure draining plumbing systems, draining hot water heaters, tagging and disconnecting water sources, and installing antifreeze traps (preferably non-toxic) for all bowls and fixtures, and other appliances. Snow removal is also a consideration in areas where heavy snowfall is common during the winter months.

Weed Abatement

Perhaps one of the most common issues affecting just about every geographic region in the U.S. involves keeping up with the rapid growth of grass, weeds, bushes and trees. Real estate quickly loses its curb appeal and potentially turns away investors when the lawn goes unattended and weeds begin to pop out of every conceivable green space. Trees and bushes need to be pruned or trimmed, and concrete areas should be edged.

Maid Services

Maintaining a dust-free and clean interior is just as important as curb appeal. Wiping down walls and countertops, vacuuming carpets, sweeping and mopping floors, cleaning ceiling fans and light fixtures where dust settles, scrubbing bowls and basins, and deodorizing are all important parts of maintaining the integrity of a property.


Not all properties will be vacated without incident. Given the opportunity, some former owners will attempt to gain entrance. More common in vacant properties is the introduction of squatters and criminals who will temporarily use the property, often causing damages. Your third party property preservation company should offer services including re-keying doors, securing gates and garage doors, installing lockboxes, and boarding the property if necessary.

Contact Chicago Property Preservation Company

Partnering with the right property preservation company can be the difference between losing money and seeing a great return on real estate. At A City Suburban Services, Inc., we’ve developed our comprehensive services over two decades, becoming one of the Midwest’s strongest companies in the industry. We specialize in REO property management and property preservation services that will meet or exceed local, state and federal requirements. Contact us today and tell us about your needs.

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