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March 2013 Maintenance Matters

Safeguarding Against A Roof Catastrophe

Tips to minimize structural damage to your facility’s roofs that can occur from snow and ice buildup.
Liz Miller
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After any weather event, the roofing surface and components should be inspected for any signs of damage.


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CMM Online Exclusive

Woe Is Wintertime Weather

Are you stocked and prepared for the coming of Old Man Winter?
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Each year, war is waged on wintertime weather to protect our sidewalks, parking lots and building occupants from sleet, snow, hail and ice. The question is: Are you prepared?


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August 2009 Feature 4

Ice And Snow Removal Review

The goal behind any ice and snow removal program is to reduce the chance of a slip-and-fall incident.
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Preparedness is elemental in executing a successful ice and snow removal plan; knowledge and training are keys to preparedness.


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August 2010 Facility Focus

Act Now And Reap The Benefits Later

Purchasing winter products early ensures that you will have an ample supply and allows you to put a preventative plan in place before the winter weather hits.
Amanda Martini-Hughes
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Oftentimes, snow and ice melt products are not purchased until they are required, which could be detrimental if you come to find your distributor's supply is low.


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January 2012 Facility Focus

What Does Green Ice Melt Really Mean?

There is little regulation of green claims in the ice melt industry, making it difficult to decipher an environmentally preferable product from the masses.
Rob Peterson
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Because the ice melt industry is largely unregulated, there's nothing to prevent a manufacturer from adding small traces of additives to basic rock salt and claiming greater environmental benefits, creating a unique symbol that implies eco-friendliness, including "green" or "environmentally friendly" in the product name — or making other misleading claims without validation.


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October 2011 Tackling Trouble Areas

Putting On A Few Thousand Pounds

Make sure your truck can handle the stress of winter maintenance equipment.
James Truan
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By taking several factors into consideration, people can choose the proper equipment to extend the service life of their trucks, operate more safely and avoid giving the phrase "overhauling your truck" a different meaning.


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September 2012 Tackling Trouble Areas

Thawing The Ice Melt Clutter

In an industry riddled with acronyms and scientific formulations, defrosting ice melt confusion can be quite simple.
Rob Peterson
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Within the past decade, the number of ice melt suppliers has doubled, and so has the variety of products available.


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January 2010 Feature 7

Winter Conditions Yield Floor Advisories

Details for dealing with snow and ice removal while protecting your floors.
Christopher Tricozzi
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Although facility managers are not expected to predict weather patterns, these individuals must be on alert when it comes to seasonal trends and safeguarding their buildings.


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August 2011 Maintenance Matters

Don't Alienate Your Parking Lot

Focusing on cleaning and maintenance tasks outside of your facility has its benefits.
Aaron Baunee
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Some building owners and managers are cognizant of the initial impression the façade of their facility provides, but many fail to focus beyond cleaning windows and repairing bricks and mortar.


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January 2011 Letters And Views

Excerpts From The CMM Online Forum

A discussion on the overuse of rock salt during inclement winter weather.
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A timeless discussion from December 2010 on the CMM Online Forum focused on the overuse of rock salt during inclement winter weather.


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