Posts Tagged ‘Maintenance’

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Survey Reveals Drop In Pressure; Fewer Cutbacks For Cleaning Industry

P&G Professional™ report reveals cautious optimism apparent for all except the healthcare... ...Read More...

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NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Compact Air Movers from Sanitaire

Featuring compact, lightweight design, three new models from Sanitaire expedite the drying of carpet and... ...Read More...

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Hospital Drinking Fountain Maintenance

In a healthcare facility, one manager asks for assistance with establishing a maintenance program for drinking... ...Read More...

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Chewing Gum Removal

A project manager at a university struggles with the thorough removal of residual chewing gum stuck in porous... ...Read More...

An IPM program can do more than keep birds away; it can also help make a facility a “no-fly” zone for other types of pests, like insects. (Photo: Orkin)

Services & Maintenance: Honing In On Pest Birds

Facility managers use maintenance and exclusion tactics to repel unwelcome guests. From the July 2013 issue.... ...Read More...

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WEB EXCLUSIVE: Plastic Spikes To Keep Birds Away

Without proper controls in place, pest birds can create numerous problems for commercial facility managers. It may start with just a few birds, but it can quickly become... ...Read More...

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Labor Rate Calculations

One facility professional asks about calculating pay for maintenance while factoring in types of facilities, individual skills, locations, and costs of living. . Rates vary with location as it pertains to cost of living.,... ...Read More...

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Setting Priorities

A brand new facilities manager asks for constructive advice on how to set priorities for ongoing school maintenance and an upcoming renovation... ...Read More...

At the University of Tennessee, this carpet was installed in Neyland Stadium as part of its renovation. Maintaining the carpet not only keeps it looking good but also helps sustain school spirit. (Photo by Howard Doughty; courtesy of Antron/INVISTA.)

Services & Maintenance: Extending Carpet Life

Honing in on specifics, including materials and traffic patterns, maximizes maintenance impact. From the June 2013 issue.... ...Read More...

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Tricks Of The Trade: Multiple Site MRO

TFM Tricks of the Trade Columnist Kevin Folsom provides a cursory overview of the nuances of facilities maintenance. From the May 2013... ...Read More...