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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By allowing for the upkeep and renewal of facilities, collections, and equipment, we can come closer to fulfilling our responsibilities.
Speaking on the upkeep of their children he stated that:'My lord, my wife is the cause.
A new bill wants parents to share cost of upkeep on a 50-50 basis.
UpKeep is ideal for maintenance crews who constantly work at different sites.
It is an absolute disgrace theway this park is being ruined by the contractors responsible for its upkeep.
"The missions' repairs and upkeep must be the responsibilities of private donors, not the federal government," Lynn said.
A council spokesman said: "The scheme, known as Adopt a Plot, means that in the future local residents will be responsible for the upkeep of the flowerbeds rather than the council."
Added to this is an annual upkeep cost of pounds 21 a year, meaning pounds 426 is added to the bill just to ensure coat hangers can be kept in "working order".
By RAWALPINDI, October 31, 2010 (Frontier Star): Nawaz Sharif Park, the only among major parks of Rawalpindi accessible to majority of masses presents a desolate and deserted look due to sheer neglect care and upkeep. Security system lacks effective checks, with only two security guards, inadequate for any terrorism check.
ISLAMABAD, April 10, 2010 (Balochistan Times): The Senate House Committee has directed Islamabad Police to take extra measures for the safety and guarding of Senate lodges, while simultaneously directed CDA authorities to spend 1/3rd of funds allocated for Parliament lodges to be spent on upkeep of senators residences.