Tag: property maintenance services

Preventive maintenance

When something goes wrong inside your facility, you’ll probably ask yourself whether something could have been done to prevent it. In some cases, the answer is no. For the most part, however, problems can be avoided by simply paying attention and putting the proper precautions in place -- this is the essence of proper preventive maintenance. Whereas reactive maintenance involves quickly responding to an incident, preventive maintenance aims to minimize or avert the problem entirely. As facilit...

Homes and commercial properties of all kinds require regular maintenance to maximize occupant health and safety. After all, several environmental factors threaten the stability of your facility and the well-being of everyone inside, including pests, extreme weather conditions, bacteria, and more. Water damage is a major concern for facilities, gradually eroding structural integrity and allowing fungi such as mold and mildew to thrive. Most of us know that mold doesn’t belong inside homes and b...

Large pothole in a parking lot

The amount of foot traffic your business receives is strongly correlated with the condition of your parking lot. Without a clean, level, visible, and accessible parking lot, you can’t expect customers to line up outside your door. A pristine parking lot encourages people to enter your building and creates a strong first impression. As such, your property maintenance services should pay just as much attention to your parking lot as they do any other aspect of your facility, inside and out. Let...

A school’s athletic facilities are among its most important features. These areas are essential for physical education courses, recreation, club meetings, practice, team exercises, matches with opposing schools, and more. The importance and constant usage of athletic fields makes proper maintenance a must. Even small amounts of neglect can render such an area not fit for use. Here’s how to maintain a high school athletic field so everyone can continue to enjoy these amenities.Mind the Materi...

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...

This coming spring is quickly creeping up, which means now is the perfect time to start planning for spring cleaning once more. With so many bases to cover, you might not know where to start. To help you with your upcoming building cleaning efforts, we’ve gathered some easy spring cleaning tips for your facility.How to Properly Spring Clean Your FacilityTake a Complete InventoryThere’s no better way to begin this process than by taking stock of your assets (and liabilities). Winter has a way...

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 ...

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...

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...

Fresh pavement in a parking lot

When it comes to improving your place of business, the first things that come to mind are typically related to building maintenance, such as cleaning, painting, reorganizing, making repairs, and so on. While all of these tasks matter, it’s equally as important to consider the exterior of your property, and not merely your building’s envelope but also its landscape and parking lot. An old, beaten up parking lot can become a major liability, damaging cars, increasing the likelihood of slips, t...

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