Parking lots are exposed to the elements and take a lot of abuse that can cause issues. Even indoor parking garages have needs that must be addressed in order to stop further damage. There are a lot of things that you can have done as a maintenance supervisor of your facility in order to ensure that the parking area remains in good shape for customers as well as employees.
While nothing may stop a dishonest employee from taking advantage of others, Work Order Software can help with keeping employees more honest even if they are tempted and keep accusations that are unwarranted at a minimum.
When the economy is in a slump, many companies look towards performing more maintenance instead of building new rooms, moving, or even putting money into brand new things that are needed. This is why the maintenance facility is so important.
Getting behind on work orders is not only time consuming but can be dangerous. Recently the San Francisco Housing Authority came under fire for having so many work orders that weren't completed that it was the cause of the death of a woman and her child when a smoke detector failed to work.
When it comes to running a maintenance facility, there are a lot of responsibilities that can be made easier by a few simple changes. One of these changes is in how you take care of work orders, among other tasks, and how it can be simplified with using a mobile device app for your work order tracking.
When it comes to running a facility, there are many tasks that have to be taken care of and deciding whether to outsource a particular job is just one of them. There are a few aspects to take into consideration when choosing to hire an outside contractor or to have the work done by your own staff in-house.
There is nothing more dysfunctional than trying to run a business where paperwork is easily lost or hard to find. Most maintenance facilities have a filing cabinet at best and at worst, paperwork all over a desk, around the room, and in different parts of the facility.
Just when it seemed that at least most of us were finally getting used to LED (light-emitting diode) lighting, it now appears that the LED era will be a short one. In its place, many say, will soon stand the OLED (organic light-emitting diode) technology.