Category: Maintenance Services

Tile floor in a school hallway with orange lockers.

The global workforce is in constant flux, in no small part, thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic. Here in the U.S., there has been plenty of talk and concern regarding wage stagnation, mass resignation, and labor shortage. Indeed, many industries are currently experiencing a decline in labor participation. According to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, industries like food service and hospitality continue to struggle retaining workers. At the same time, however, higher-paying industries have remained rel...

Carpet being cleaned

Carpeting is a common flooring choice for all sorts of workplace settings, especially offices. A carpeted floor is comfortable, safe, aesthetically pleasing, noise-reducing, and energy-efficient, thanks to insulative qualities. Like any other type of flooring, however, proper maintenance is required to continue reaping these rewards. Carpets won’t take care of themselves, after all, and if your facility experiences high levels of activity on a regular basis, your carpets can quickly deteriorat...

Man cleaning a warehouse floor

Spring is a busy time of year for many industries. As work at your warehouse picks up alongside the warmer weather, your floors will be under more stress than normal. Increased foot traffic and machine activity will take a toll on your floors, and so will temperature fluctuations, ground shifts, and other environmental factors. If you’re not prepared, your warehouse flooring may require serious attention during and after the season, slowing down your operations. Moreover, damaged flooring is a...

Carpet cleaner in an office building

The more active an office building, the dirtier its floors are bound to get. When multiple businesses share a building, however, maintenance needs can vary wildly from one office to the next. As such, those in charge of building maintenance must do their best to maintain comprehensive and consistent protocols while battling a highly variable situation day in and day out. Moreover, multi-use commercial spaces have a lot of ground to cover – literally. Without careful planning, thorough protocol...

Power washing a brick wall

In most regions across the Southeastern United States, pollen levels reach their peak in April and May. If you live in this region, chances are you’ve already noticed. Even if you’re not particularly allergic to the plant-produced powder, you’ll often see it cover cars and buildings with its yellow-green haze. While the pollen-filled air is essential for plant reproduction, it’s not so kind to our lungs, eyes, or skin. As the school year winds down, the presence of pollen can greatly dim...

Dorm room

Dormitories are among the most important facilities on university campuses. A significant percentage of new college students spend their first year or two living in a dorm. The quality of these spaces has a major impact on student success, morale, and well-being. If incoming students are met with filthy, worn-down rooms, they’ll have a harder time sleeping, studying, and socializing. Conversely, well-kempt dorms facilitate a more pleasant college experience overall. Of course, dorms are tempor...

Door with pollen on the windows

Every season comes with a catch or two. Summer’s warmth can quickly become oppressive; winter’s gentle beauty is also frigid and slick; autumn’s splendor is met with shorter days and cooler temperatures. As for spring, the season of renewal is only made possible by the sticky substance known as pollen, which is necessary for plant reproduction. When spring is in full force, pollen is virtually everywhere and can be seen when amassed in large quantities on the surfaces on which they land, i...

Close-up of an irrigation system pipe

As the saying goes, April showers bring May flowers. While spring certainly has a natural way of restoring life to the landscape, you can’t solely rely on the weather to keep your green spaces healthy and thriving. There’s no telling whether this season will bring steady rainfall or feature a fair share of dry days, which is why irrigation systems are so important. When fully functional, an irrigation system provides lawns and gardens with the right amount of water at key intervals – if it...

Disinfecting an elevator

It’s been almost exactly two years since the COVID-19 pandemic began its first wave in the U.S. Since that time, many lessons have been learned. Most notably, individuals and institutions have gained a renewed appreciation for the importance of proper hygiene, health, and safety. Cleaner facilities cultivate healthier, happier employees, reduce the number of illness-related absences, and function more productively on the whole. Simply put, prioritizing cleaning and disinfection protocols in yo...

Robot carpet cleaner

Robots are all around us these days – they might not look, sound, or function quite like the most iconic androids in popular culture, but there’s no denying that artificial intelligence, high-tech software, and robotic technologies are becoming more and more integrated with every part of our lives. We recently explored this increasing prevalence of robotics across all industries in our blog, “The Rise of Robotics – What to Consider.” In that article, we discussed how automation enhance...

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