Posts Tagged ‘Maintenance’

new product flash

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: MaintenanceMaster from Magnatag

These whiteboards are designed to help facility managers reduce equipment downtime and increase staff efficiency by visually communicating preventive maintenance... ...Read More...

TFM Columnist Kevin Folsom

Tricks Of The Trade: Sub-Carpet Discoveries

Getting a concrete subfloor cleaned up enough for reuse requires the advice of Tricks Columnist Kevin Folsom. From the August 2013 issue.... ...Read More...

QOW_logo

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Falling Metal Halide Lamps

One facility manager seeks advice on efforts to secure lamps to keep them from falling onto the factory... ...Read More...

Most important/most difficult areas to clean

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...

new product flash

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...

QOW_logo

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...

QOW_logo

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...

web exclusive

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...

QOW_logo

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...