CMMS Maintenance Care Blog

How to Achieve Preventative Maintenance Completion

Posted by Tracey Male on Fri, Nov 24, 2017 @ 03:00 PM

Making sure to implement preventative maintenance is not helpful if you cannot make sure that it is actually done. Spreadsheets may be one way to do it but it typically does not allow you to really achieve total completion. Here are a few ways to make sure that once you start a new scheduling program,  you actually achieve completion:

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Avoid Equipment Failure Using Preventative Maintenance

Posted by Tracey Male on Wed, Nov 22, 2017 @ 03:00 PM

Equipment failure is a real hassle for a lot of reasons – it causes downtime, it creates extra expenses, and it takes  time away from other projects. There are many ways to help prevent equipment failure and preventative maintenance is just one of them.

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A List of Reasons to Do Preventative Maintenance

Posted by Tracey Male on Mon, Oct 30, 2017 @ 03:00 PM

You probably already realize that there is a value in doing regular maintenance, but you may not yet see the core value. Here are a few reasons why you should do preventative maintenance and how it helps in the short term and the long term.

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Fall is the Time for Preventative Maintenance

Posted by Tracey Male on Mon, Oct 23, 2017 @ 03:00 PM

For some of you, it may already seem like winter with snow falling and temperatures plummeting. If your area is still enjoying the fall weather, then this is the perfect time for winter preventative maintenance.

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The Obstacles in Seeing the Value of Preventative Maintenance

Posted by Tracey Male on Mon, Oct 9, 2017 @ 03:00 PM

Sometimes it is hard to convince the higher ups that preventative maintenance is a smart idea. It’s one of those things, if the person cannot see a physical entity, then they don’t see the value. If it isn’t quantifiable then it can sometimes be a hard sell.

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Prepare Your Facility for Winter With Preventative Maintenance

Posted by Tracey Male on Fri, Sep 15, 2017 @ 03:00 PM

It may still be summer but before you know it the cold winter days will be upon us.  It is a smart move to get your maintenance department prepared. There are a few things you can do now that will help when winter comes.

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Preventative Maintenance for Fires and "Defend In Place" Facilities

Posted by Tracey Male on Mon, Sep 4, 2017 @ 10:00 AM

“In 2015, there were 1,345,500 fires reported in the United States. These fires caused 3,280 civilian deaths, 15,700 civilian injuries, and $14.3 billion in property damage. 501,500 were structure fires, causing 2,685 civilian deaths, 13,000 civilian injuries, and $10.3 billion in property damage.”

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Preventative Maintenance Helps Keep Heat and Smoke Vents Safe

Posted by Susan Fowler on Mon, Aug 28, 2017 @ 10:00 AM

Smoke and heat ventilation systems are in place to help control smoke in case of a fire so that rescue and escape routes are accessible. They also ensure that the fire department can get to the fire as fast as possible.  It is critical that they are maintained and kept in perfect working condition.

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