CMMS Maintenance Care Blog

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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Is Planned Preventative Maintenance Important?

Posted by Tracey Male on Mon, Aug 21, 2017 @ 10:00 AM

Preventative maintenance is important to the longevity of your equipment and limits downtime. It also makes maintenance costs more predictable. Here are a few reasons why a robust Preventative Maintenance program matters:

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Proactive Maintenance vs Preventative Maintenance

Posted by Tracey Male on Mon, Aug 14, 2017 @ 10:00 AM

Having some sort of preventative or proactive maintenance plan in place is an excellent idea and to be honest, crucial to your department’s longevity and success.

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Preventative Maintenance is Crucial for the Healthcare Industry

Posted by Tracey Male on Mon, Aug 7, 2017 @ 10:00 AM

Healthcare facilities stay working even after most businesses close for the day. They know that the workday isn’t over when the five o’clock whistle blows and that weekends and holidays are just another day.

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Professional Maintenance Managers and Preventative Maintenance

Posted by Susan Fowler on Wed, Aug 2, 2017 @ 10:00 AM

As a maintenance manger, it's a good idea to have an idea of what others are doing in your field in order keep reaching for excellence in your job and to make things easier on yourself and your employees.

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Everyone Can Help with Preventative Maintenance

Posted by Susan Fowler on Mon, Jul 24, 2017 @ 10:00 AM

What do you do when the maintenance needs of your facility are so overwhelming you don't know where to start? The U.S. Forest Service made an interesting move trying to combat a widespread issue of maintenance backlog and neglect.

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