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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The firm came to this decision as a result of the high renovation and upkeep costs that are needed for further provisional operation.