Repairs & Maintenance

Repairs & Maintenance

We have a team of experienced trade’s people who carry out repairs and maintenance to the properties we manage. As soon as you become aware of any maintenance issues please contact us. 

Reporting Maintenance Issues.

Release acts promplty to have maintenance issues dealt with, to report a problem:

  1. Check the maintenance problem solving tips page to ensure you are unable to fix the issue.
  2. To report an issue fill in the Online Maintenance Form or print and send in a copy of the Maintenance PDF Form via one of the following methods:
  • Email:
  • Fax: 03 5222 4808
  • Post: PO Box 1642, Geelong  VIC 3220
  • In Person: GEELONG: 88 Pakington Street, Geelong West | LARA: 4, 1-11 Station Lake Road, Lara.

Please Note:

  • If you request a tradesperson to attend the property without permission from Release you may be requested to pay the account.
  • It is a provision of the Residential Tenancy Act 1997 that tenants advise of any maintenance issues that occur during the tenancy.  If you do not, you could be liable for additional costs to the owner from damage caused. 

Urgent Maintenance

The list below states what is deemed URGENT. If you have one of these issues out of hours please call the Urgent Maintenance Mobile 0428 488 564.

  • Burst hot water unit
  • A blocked/broken toilet
  • A serious roof leak
  • A gas leak
  • A dangerous electrical fault
  • Flooding or serious flood damage
  • A serious storm or fire damage
  • A failure or breakdown of any essential services or appliance provided by the landlord for hot water, cooking, heating or laundering
  • A failure or breakdown of the gas, electricity, or water supply
  • Any fault or damage in the premises that makes the premises unsafe or insecure
  • An appliance, fitting or fixture that is not working properly and causes a substantial amount of water to be wasted
  • A serious fault in a lift or staircase

After Hours: If urgent repairs occur after hours (and they fit into this list or similar) please contact the Release Urgent Maintenance Mobile: 0428 488 564 -please leave a message if not answered. A staff member will return your call and try to rectify the situation. Please note, this phone cannot receive SMS Messages.

If you do not receive a response back after a short period of time, please contact the trade you need and discuss the urgent repair with them. This is to be used only in extreme emergencies only.

PLUMBER              Total Plumbing Solutions:  Steve | 0400 208 840 

ELECTRICIAN         Powerfect Electrical Services:  Richard | 0414 737 333

HANDYMAN           Hire A Hubby: Gareth | 0437 039 441

LOCKSMITH           Stan Wootton Locksmiths: Rick | 5221 8988

(Please note, for replacement of lost keys, damage to locks, etc cost will be incurred by tenants)

Please note: If the repairs are not urgent or are not the Landlords responsibility and you request for a trade’s person to attend, you may be required to pay the account.