What Does It Look Like to Spring Clean a Building?

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We’ve all used the phrase “spring cleaning” before. Today, it means cleaning our homes inside and out – maybe even sorting through the old to make room for the new. But this phrase has been around longer than you may realize. In fact, the tradition dates back to the 1800s. Because lamps used whale oil […]

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What Are Dirty Air Filters Doing to Your Facility?

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We all have to-do lists. Some of us may be more organized than others by using a digital task management tool, while others may have notes scratched on post-its scattered on a desk. As new things come to mind, another post-it gets added… and so begins the overwhelming sense you have too much to do. […]

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Warning Signs Your Building’s Air Ducts May Need Cleaning

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The cleaners show up and leave the building in excellent condition every day. However, are you noticing an accumulation of dust on desks or conference tables by lunchtime? Your facility’s air ducts could be the culprit of your frustration. What exactly are air ducts? Think of them as the veins of the building that deliver […]

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Colorful Flowers Around Your Building May Have a Powerful Effect

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As a building owner, you may have a difficult time wanting to shell out money for a lawn and landscaping service. But science may give you a reason to reconsider. While it may be common knowledge that having a lawn and landscaping service take care of the exterior of your building can give curb appeal […]

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What Are Potholes in Your Parking Lot Doing to Cars?

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Do you remember the last time you swerved around a large pothole in a parking lot? The large crater may have not only taken your attention, but there was an automatic emotion that likely happened in you about feeling bothered by the extra maneuvering it required of you. Just like you, clients or tenants in […]

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Is the Sun to Blame for Your Parking Lot Damage?

Parking Lot Sun Damage

We anticipate the warmer weather months, but your building’s parking lot is about to take a beating from those UV rays. Not only will it begin to lose its color, but its durability will be greatly affected over time and the aging of it will speed up. You may be surprised to learn when the […]

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3 Ways People May Be Wasting Toilet Paper at Your Facility – and How to Solve the Problem

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Does it ever feel like if you get one more call, one more email, or one more comment in the hallway from someone about there not being toilet paper in the bathroom again, you might scream? Even though you have asked the cleaners to stock supply in the restrooms each day, it just doesn’t seem […]

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The Health Effect of Procrastinating on Maintenance Services


Do you find yourself saying “I’ll do it later” more than “I’ll do it now”? You may be part of the 20 percent of U.S. adults who are chronic procrastinators, according to a study by a psychologist at DePaul University in Chicago. If you’re a facility manager, building owner, or property manager, there are likely […]

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Did Your Building’s Maintenance Stress You Out Last Year? Here’s a Way to Make it Easier This Year

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If you Google, “What’s the most difficult thing about managing a facility” you might encounter forums of people coming together to discuss what stresses them out most about their jobs. One forum showed a person’s response to her new role: “I’m a first time property manager on a distressed property. In the past month I […]

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Should Entrance Mats Be Placed Inside or Outside Your Facility?

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Have you ever noticed some facilities have entrance mats only on the inside or outside, yet some have them in both places? Is there a secret one knows that the other doesn’t about the benefits of placing mats in both spots? Surprisingly, there are substantial differences between indoor and outdoor commercial entrance mats. Not only […]

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