repairs

Definition

Work performed to restore a property to a former condition without extending its useful life. An improvement is not a repair. Repairs are operating expenses, not capital expenses.

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You need to make sure you get any minor repairs done quick so that they do not lead to any bigger problems.

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The company had repairs done on the copy machine in order to return it to the needed working condition and properly provide services to the office.

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The office remained closed while the plumber did the repairs on the leaking water pipe to stop the flow of water that had already flooded the floor.

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