Category: Maintenance Services

Businesses that find themselves constantly reacting to equipment failures and other problems have a difficult time maintaining efficiency. Staying on top of preventative maintenance is essential for keeping repair/replacement costs to a minimum and ensuring that your facility operates at maximum capacity. Here are some of the best preventative maintenance strategies for manufacturing facilities like yours.Know What Needs the Most AttentionThough preventative maintenance is important, these dutie...

Even a minor fire can threaten the lives of your people and do severe damage to your structures and equipment. As such, your facility’s fire safety system is one of its most crucial assets. It’s also one of the most varied, featuring multiple devices such as portable extinguishers, alarm systems, sprinklers, pumps, suppression systems, blankets, fireproof coatings, and more. With so much at stake and so many components in play, maintaining your entire system can be a challenge. Here are four...

In many areas in the U.S., winter is the most demanding time of year for building maintenance. The harsh, cold weather can harm your property inside and out and leave it vulnerable to further problems. While you should pour plenty of resources into your maintenance efforts during the winter, don’t let your guard down once winter comes to an end. For one thing, you may need to pick up various pieces following a rough winter. Additionally, spring conditions can also pose a threat of a different ...

If consistent cleanliness matters for any facility, it’s healthcare facilities. This isn’t to say that maintaining sanitary surfaces isn’t important for other entities, of course. When it comes to clinics, hospitals, and other similar environments, maintaining the health and safety of all patients, employees, and guests is paramount and sometimes more challenging than it is in other places. As such, there are numerous cleaning guidelines for healthcare facilities that must be followed. Flo...

Budd Group contractors on commercial roof

Your facility’s roof is the primary barrier that prevents external overhead threats from gaining entry. And yet, roofing often gets overlooked in the grand scheme of building maintenance. However, if you neglect your roof, your property will become more and more vulnerable to moisture intrusion, energy loss, and impact from weakened structures overhead. While these various issues can be resolved, you’ll save time, money, and reduce liability by simply giving your roof the attention it deserv...

Squeegee wiping off clean window

The state of your windows has a major impact on the appearance of your building’s exterior and its interior spaces. Filthy windows are an eyesore on their own -- beyond that, the dirtier your windows are, the less light is able to get through to your interior. And because windows are transparent, even a small amount of dirt or grime becomes instantly noticeable. Knowing how to properly clean your windows is key in maintaining your property’s appeal inside and out. The best window cleaning se...

Budd Group contractor doing preventative maintenance

Building maintenance can be broken down into several categories, but they all boil down to two basic pillars: reactive maintenance and preventative (or “preventive” maintenance). The former category describes types of maintenance that occur after something has broken down, while the latter deals with taking preemptive measures to keep these malfunctions from occurring in the first place. Preventative maintenance includes routine cleaning, organization, inspection, lubrication, landscaping, a...

What do factories, offices, and residential complexes have in common? They all require regular maintenance to ensure the safety of all occupants, maintain property value, and reduce repair costs. These maintenance services come at a cost, of course, and no one would blame you for finding every way to reduce your rates. That said, cost is often correlated with quality, and if there’s any area of building maintenance you shouldn’t skimp on, it’s elevator upkeep. The short-term savings you mi...

When you think of the forces that can do the most harm to your property, you might focus on fire, falling debris, and furious weather -- as it turns out, though, water may pose the greatest threat to your building. Indeed, the effects of water damage costs the insurance sector billions of dollars each year. Knowing some of the ways in which moisture intrusion can affect your facility may motivate you to take preventative measures and save yourself time and money in the long-run. Here are five of...

Even during a mild winter, a major storm could be lying in wait. If you own or operate a business, it’s important to prepare for whatever winter weather might come your way. Your main concern might be with protecting your building itself, but the areas surrounding your building -- namely your parking lot and walkways -- deserve just as much attention. Here’s why it’s essential to clear your parking lot after a major winter storm. Protect Your Parking Lot It’s easy to take your parking ...

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