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Articles Tagged with ''maintenance''

January 2014 Maintenance Matters

In Consideration Of Outdoor LED Lighting

LED technology can help address traditional priorities, while also significantly reducing facility energy use and maintenance costs.
Cheryl English
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The role of outdoor lighting has expanded to complement aesthetics, enhance architectural elements and monuments, support navigation, highlight nighttime sports events and even support retail sales.


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'Analytical Solutions' key to future relationships

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Two words facility maintenance distributors and their customers are likely to be using much more in coming years are "analytical solutions."


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Software Systems And Cleaning Operations

Expanding offerings and organizing scheduling using technological tools.
Candice Byers
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November 2013 Maintenance Matters

The True Cost Of Quality

Selecting paint products that will keep projects on schedule and stand the test of time.
Colin Jaffe
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Never cut corners by overlooking customer service and quality work, as they are the pillars for not only successful facility operations, but employees’ confidence in your skill set.


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October 2013 Tackling Trouble Areas

Handling Hard To Reach Areas

Boom lift basics: What they are, what they do and how they should be chosen.
Jeff Ford
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Inside and out, boom lifts effectively and efficiently meet overhead challenges, safely placing people and materials in hard-to-reach spaces that might otherwise be inaccessible.


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October 2013 Facility Focus

Bird Control For Maintenance Professionals

The presence of birds can have negative impacts on a facility, leading to health hazards and image problems.
Ashley Johnson
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When birds are causing problems on buildings, knowing how to recognize the type of bird problem is essential for maintenance professionals to help eliminate the problem.


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October 2013 Maintenance Matters

Clean Surfaces, Quickly And Effectively

Cleaning procedures for maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO).
Doris Schulz
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The industry offers a variety of cleaning procedures to achieve the required cleanliness for the subsequent work, focusing on speed, efficiency, safety at work and concern for the environment, and often permitting cleaning without the need to dismantle.


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Selecting One-man Earth Drills

Safety, ergonomics and engine power should all be considered.
Mike Hale
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No longer “just a hole digger,” designs and features have advanced and improved over the years.


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September 2013 Maintenance Matters

Tips For Irrigation System Upkeep

Ensure a healthy and beautiful landscape while eliminating wasteful water usage.
Ken Hutcheson
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The trend in environmentally-friendly irrigation solutions can bring to mind increased equipment and maintenance expense, but when it comes to responsible water use, it is possible to go green and improve your bottom line.


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September 2013 Tackling Trouble Areas

Steps to Make A Facility 'Insect Clean'

Small pests can damage structures, contaminate surfaces and contribute to illness and disease.
Gene White
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Every commercial facility will have some type of pest control process in place and every facility will handle sanitation differently. However, it is important to ensure you have included three specific points within your list of standards.


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