n Journal of Emerging Trends in Economics and Management Sciences - Maintenance of residential buildings : users' practices in Nigeria

Volume 3, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 2141-7024
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The sustainability of infrastructure demands an attention. One of the ways to achieve this is the adoption of maintenance as essential practice. The level of this practice among various users demands urgency for policy formation. The study examined the maintenance practice among users of residential buildings in Nigeria. The study data were collected through questionnaire administered on the users of residential buildings in the study area. The data collected were subjected to descriptive statistical tool. The study found out that all the respondents carried out one form of maintenance activities to other. Majority does not have maintenance manual and economic is the major factor that affects the practice of maintenance among users of residential buildings. The study recommends a need for more advocacy, policy and awareness on the essence of maintenance as a practice for national sustainability.

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