CMMS Maintenance Care Blog

Snowblower Maintenance and Preparation for Winter

Posted by Maintenance Care Team on Fri, Nov 16, 2018 @ 10:43 AM


If there's one piece of equipment we can pretty much guarantee your facility hasn't used since last winter it's your snowblower. With November here, the snow could start falling at any time (if it hasn't already in some areas), which means your snowblower's time to shine could be coming soon.

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Maintenance Departments for Property Management Benefit from CMMS || Maintenance Care

Posted by Maintenance Care Team on Wed, Nov 14, 2018 @ 06:25 PM


Managing a maintenance department for a property is hard work. You have to worry not just about the function and safety of the building itself, but also about keeping the customers who use the facility happy. With so much going on at the property every day, it can seem like there are infinite maintenance tasks, which makes organizing and tracking them difficult – never mind scheduling any preventative maintenance tasks.

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Which Users Need Access To Your CMMS?

Posted by Maintenance Care Team on Tue, Nov 6, 2018 @ 03:20 PM

So you’ve taken the first step towards improving your maintenance management program by investing in a CMMS. Of course, you’re excited to have team members get started using it, but there’s one question you have to answer first: which team members should be able to use it?

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Announcing 8 New Work Order Features! Email Client and Smart Duplication Checker are Available Now.

Posted by Maintenance Care Team on Thu, Nov 1, 2018 @ 02:24 PM

The Maintenance Care Team is happy to announce that we have added eight brand new features to our CMMS. With these new additions, we’re hoping to make work order management even more effective and efficient for users and maintenance teams. The biggest additions, a new Email Client and Smart Work Order Duplication Checker are completely free additions to our Work Order Edition and Enterprise Edition users.

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What Does a Maintenance Technician Actually Do?

Posted by Maintenance Care Team on Wed, Oct 31, 2018 @ 02:46 PM


Maintenance technicians keep facilities working. They keep track of work orders, preventative maintenance, asset tracking, and the general upkeep of the facility. Facilities could range from large manufacturing plants to small buildings.  Maintenance technicians are always in high demand.

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Tags: Facility Maintenance Manager, Maintenance Facility Manager

How to Approach Your Boss About CMMS: 5 Best Practices

Posted by Maintenance Care Team on Tue, Oct 23, 2018 @ 06:24 PM


So you’ve decided your maintenance department needs to start using a CMMS. As a maintenance manager, you’ve done the research, and you know the best way to eliminate inefficiencies and make your team’s work day a lot easier is to invest in maintenance management software. So you head to your boss’s office and tell them you want to buy a CMMS. They say no. It’s an unnecessary expense. If it’s working to just use pen and paper or email right now, then why spend money to change that? That did not go as planned.

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Top 5 Guidelines for Maintenance Management You Should be Using || CMMS 2018 || Maintenance Care

Posted by Maintenance Care Team on Tue, Oct 16, 2018 @ 05:25 PM


As a Facility Maintenance Manager, you always have a lot going on. From organizing all of your technicians, to capital planning, to managing parts and inventory, to analyzing reports, and more you have a lot on your plate at all times. It’s critical that you stay organized and on track if you want to keep your facility running safely and efficiently, not to mention if you want to maintain a high maintenance ROI.

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Tags: cmms system, maintenance care, Preventative Maintenance, work order management system

How to Handle Maintenance Downtime for Minimal Impact to Customers

Posted by Maintenance Care Team on Tue, Oct 9, 2018 @ 08:04 PM

Everyone has been there – you’re on a trip to a theme park and a certain ride you’ve been looking forward to is down for maintenance. Or you’re staying at a hotel and your kids head excitedly down to the swimming pool only to find it closed for repairs or cleaning. For customers, this can be very frustrating.

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