Category: Facility Services

Security system in a high security facility

Facilities across industries may have any number of safety and security concerns. Manufacturing plants, for instance, may deal with corrosive chemicals that require delicate handling, pharmaceutical labs might contain sensitive information regarding medical research, and commercial buildings often house expensive goods and equipment. Regardless of your particular security needs, you don’t want to do anything that would put your people or assets in harm’s way -- this must be taken into accoun...

Empty hospital waiting room

Healthcare facilities across the board must manage a multitude of operational tasks, patient concerns, and staff needs, all while remaining compliant with crucial regulations. And after a year as tumultuous for the health sector as 2020, these facilities need more attention than ever. With so many priorities in play, every healthcare facility requires an adaptive and reliable maintenance team and strategy. Let’s detail the many points of concern that facility management teams must address each...

Even if it’s not your building’s main attraction, your bathroom is an essential area for employees, customers, and guests alike. Beyond its key functions, a clean, sanitary, bright bathroom reflects well on your brand and promotes the health and well-being of your people. So, if your bathroom is outdated, in serious disrepair, or you’re preparing for a grand reopening, it might be time to start fresh and remodel your restroom. Here are some tips and tricks for planning your bathroom remode...

Whether it’s a blizzard, tropical storm, hurricane, earthquake, tornado, etc., it’s no secret that most natural disasters make a mess. And while the severity and nature of this mess will depend on the location, strength, and type of event, even mild to moderate natural disasters can have a major impact on a facility’s operations and structural integrity. Moisture tends to rear its head following any type of natural disaster, due to broken pipes, flooding, melted ice, shifts in the ground, ...

Man in safety gear consulting a facility

No matter what industry you’re in, your facility’s ongoing efficiency and operation depend on a network of interconnected functions. No detail can get left out of this equation. If, for instance, your workplace doesn’t promote health and wellness, your business might incur a host of sick days and customer complaints; if your plumbing systems are neglected, you might waste thousands upon thousands of dollars in energy costs; the list goes on. Of course, keeping an eye on these various detai...

Man on phone looking at computer for facility management

Finding the best talent and keeping these employees around is one of the most challenging and crucial components of maintaining a successful, productive business. And the larger and more complex your facility is, the less time you’ll have to search for, vet, and train potential candidates. Ultimately, it might make more sense for you to outsource these recruitment services rather than tackle this task in-house. Here at The Budd Group, we have the ability to recruit, vet, hire, and even train s...

The Budd Group medical facility management

Cleanliness must be a priority for all facilities -- this couldn’t be more true for healthcare facilities. Knowledgeable medical cleaning services are needed to maintain a safe and sanitary environment for all patients, staff, and visitors. Amidst the current COVID-19 pandemic, those tasked with cleaning healthcare facilities have an additional responsibility to their community and to themselves. Here at The Budd Group, medical cleaning is included in our full-service cleaning programs. We tak...

The Budd Group facility management pest control

Office building maintenance is a multi-faceted effort. Maintenance professionals must take various preventative measures to ensure the building remains safe, clean, and structurally sound. Every building faces multiple environmental threats, such as moisture, wind, and impact. These aren’t the only problems, though. Insects, rodents, and other small creatures can do a number on properties of all kinds and sizes. The damage done by these pests is often gradual and mostly undetected, too, which ...

The Budd Group pandemic reopening checklist

Is your workplace preparing to reopen? Before you dive back into business as usual, understand that COVID-19/SARS-CoV-2 is still a public health threat and that all businesses and individuals must continue to do their part to prevent the spread of this virus. If you want to keep yourself, your employees, and your customers/guests safe and healthy, you’ll have to be strategic and cautious in your approach to reopening. Here are 10 crucial items to include in your office reopening checklist. ...

The Budd Group open sign that reads, "Open: Business as New Normal"

All across the United States, local economies are gradually opening back up. This is exciting news for business owners, employees, and customers alike. However, this staggered reopening does not mean that COVID-19/SARS-CoV-2 has suddenly vanished. Indeed, this virus is here to stay, at least until a suitable vaccine has been developed and distributed. Businesses must remain vigilant as they reopen to ensure the health and safety of their workers, customers, and guests. And some businesses are at...

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