Upkeep


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Upkeep

1. The activities one must conduct in order to maintain a good or property. For example, upkeep on a house may include cleaning, exterminating termites and periodically replacing the roof. Upkeep is sometimes expensive, but generally costs less than the major repairs that result if a good or property is not maintained.

2. The costs of upkeep.
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Section 2 studies efficient contracts with hired upkeep.
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If this type of assistance is upheld, every house of worship in America that is deemed 'historic' could demand upkeep and repair courtesy of the taxpayer," Lynn added.
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The dispute over the upkeep of the winding, 40-mile stretch of the A696 between Newcastle Airport and the Scottish Border looks set to rumble on until next summer before it is settled.
ICA will manage and perform all routine roadway maintenance activities including: pavement upkeep, drainage maintenance, vegetation control, facility repair and maintenance, bridge upkeep, and traffic services and incident management.