How to reduce reactive maintenance

Reactive maintenance, by definition, will always have you on the back foot, leading to you have to fix a problem quickly.   If you only discover at the point you need what is not working properly, you will have an urgent problem to deal with and are effectively forced into reactive maintenance mode which can be stressful, time-consuming and costly. While you cannot completely eradicate the unexpected breakages and breakdowns, you can certainly reduce a good number of them, by simple maintenance management.   Here’s how. (more…)

Why Grounds Maintenance Really Matters.

Keeping the grounds around your property or business premises in good order is important for a variety of reasons.  Here, we take a look at some of the benefits to be had from keeping the area around your business premises well-maintained. (more…)

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Why use the same maintenance company for planned and emergency maintenance?

Unfortunately, equipment can have a nasty habit of breaking at the most inconvenient of times. This can often attract hefty call out fees for emergency maintenance, to say nothing of a loss of productivity, and income, that you may suffer whilst an important piece of machinery is out of action. This is why it is well worth considering using a maintenance company to provide you with planned maintenance to your machinery on a regular, scheduled basis. (more…)

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3 Things Facility Managers Can’t Afford To Get Wrong

The facilities manager has a lot of responsibilities, but the most important one is to ensure that the facilities allow employees have a safe and comfortable place to work, ensuring that they can undertake their tasks efficiently. For such a crucial role, there are a number of elements which, if not managed appropriately, could put the role of facilities management at risk, as well as creating potential health and safety issues. Read on to find out which three things we believe a facilities manager cannot afford to get wrong. (more…)