Winter Maintenance

Resources to help facility and property management professionals run more efficient buildings and facilities. The archive for Winter Maintenance articles.


Winter Weather Checks For Roofing

When inspecting roofs as the winter weather wanes, check for these five potential problems.

Winter Roof Maintenance: Ounce of Prevention Worth Pound of Cure

"One ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure" is certainly the case where a building’s roof is concerned, especially when it comes to being prepared for the harsh winter conditions.

Preventing And Thawing Frozen Pipes

With temperatures dropping below freezing around the country, it’s important to be prepared for the cold weather’s effect on your water pipes.

FM Alert: Is Your Facility Ready For Winter Weather?

This guide will help you prepare your facilities’ facades, roofs, plazas, and parking garages for the intense storm systems predicted for this winter.

Commercial Snow Removal, Cover All Bases

Ample snow removal tools, well-crafted service contracts, and clear safety procedures are crucial to keep facilities and their occupants safe from weather threats.

Three Ways To Prepare Your Asphalt Roof For A Harsh Winter

ARMA provides tips on how you can save money and protect your facility's roof.

Winter Weather Maintenance Checklist

For effective maintenance and operation during winter months, facility managers can check out this checklist. But it doesn't end there.

New Product Flash: PATeye by Solar Bright

This real-time visual warning system alerts motorists and others to icy surface conditions on roads, bridges, parking facilities, sidewalks, and loading docks.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Planning For Next Winter

The severe rigors of Winter 2013-14 will not soon be forgotten — recurring snow storms, stretches of harsh subzero temperatures, and a rock salt shortage.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Snofree Roof Panels from Valin

Using heat trace technology, these panels help protect against ice formations on a facility's roof.

CO Precautions For Cold Weather Operations

Grainger provides tips for facilities managers to consider before firing up their furnaces.

Roofs And Winter Weather

The Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) offers guidance on how businesses can protect their property from winter weather-related perils, such as roof collapse due to heavy snow loads.

Winter Maintenance Can Be Eased With Heated Mats

Walt Neilson, maintenance team leader at Mercy Hospital in Grayling, MI, discussed with TFM his department’s use of electric snow melting mats

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Ice-Away Snow Melt Mat

As winter approaches, this mat from Cozy Products is designed to protect against slip-and-fall accidents and workman's compensation claims.

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