CMMS Maintenance Care Blog

How Hard is it to Move from Reactive to Proactive Facility Maintenance?

Posted by Maintenance Care Team on Wed, Sep 12, 2018 @ 12:15 PM

 

A lot of facility and maintenance managers understand that they need to upgrade their maintenance management program to something that is more effective and efficient. Yet, many of these facilities aren’t making any changes. Why is that? For some the transition period between the old and new is just too daunting. But is it actually that hard to upgrade your maintenance program from reactive to proactive?

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Mobile CMMS: What it Means for Your Technicians in 2018

Posted by Maintenance Care Team on Wed, Sep 5, 2018 @ 09:00 AM

 

Is your facility maintenance team always running back and forth to the office/shop to check which tasks/requests are next up on their list? Are they spending time going back and forth across the building from task to task because they don’t realize they have another upcoming task in the same area? Even if you have a CMMS, these inefficiencies could still exist in your facility. As a facility or maintenance manager, it’s your job to figure out how to solve inefficiencies and maximize your department ROI. So what’s the solution?

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Top 3 Strategies for Organizing Your Maintenance Department || CMMS 2018

Posted by Maintenance Care Team on Tue, Aug 28, 2018 @ 12:51 PM

 

When it comes to your facility maintenance, it’s easy to think about it as just “fixing things” as opposed to a department that contributes to your ROI. But, the truth is, your maintenance department is a major contributor to the success of your business. When something isn’t working properly, you can quickly lose both profits and customers. When your maintenance department is organized and efficient, you can maximize your maintenance ROI and keep users/customers happy.

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Asset Management: Prioritizing Projects and Needs

Posted by Maintenance Care Team on Tue, Aug 21, 2018 @ 11:53 AM

 

Everyone who works in maintenance management knows there never seems to be enough time to get everything done. With new requests coming up every day, and regular preventative maintenance tasks deciding what gets done first can be difficult and stressful. But, if you want your maintenance plan to effectively prevent equipment breakdowns or failures, you need to prioritize properly.

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5 Ways to Know It's time for a change to your maintenance management plan

Posted by Maintenance Care Team on Tue, Aug 14, 2018 @ 05:52 PM

Your facility maintenance management plan plays a major role in pretty much every aspect of your facility management. Without a solid plan, the efficiency, productivity, safety, and ROI of your facility can be impacted. With the right plan, you can have an safe, efficient program with a maximized maintenance ROI.

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Preventative Maintenance: How to Establish an Effective Program

Posted by Maintenance Care Team on Tue, Aug 7, 2018 @ 02:47 PM

Preventative maintenance is not only important to the longevity of your equipment and building areas, it also has a number of benefits that most people aren't aware of. For instance, a preventative maintenance program can provide improved production, reduced downtime, longer asset lifespan, and fewer asset failures and breakdowns. It can also help to increase the safety of maintenance workers and others.

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Six Key Performance Indicators for Maintenance

Posted by Maintenance Care Team on Wed, Aug 1, 2018 @ 05:35 PM

Key Performance Indicators (KPI) are insights that you need to use in order to keep your goals of minimal downtime, minimal energy use, and efficiency in your maintenance program. You can use them to ensure your physical capital is lasting as long as possible and that your maintenance ROI is maximized.

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Emergency Preparedness: Why Schools Need Preventative Maintenance

Posted by Maintenance Care Team on Wed, Jul 25, 2018 @ 10:46 AM

In a school the safety of the students and staff, as well as their ability to work and learn, is of paramount importance. Maintenance issues, in particular what we call maintenance emergencies, can threaten these things. Of course, you can’t control when a maintenance emergency (like flood, power loss, no water, AC out) will happen, but there are a lot of things your maintenance team can do to be better prepared for when one does happen.

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