Annual Maintenance Programs: How They Can Save Time and Solve Problems

“Failing to plan is planning to fail…” – Alan Lakein It should go without saying that planning ahead will yield better results than shooting from the hip. Much is the same when trying to solve problems in your facility without planning. When maintenance tasks begin to snowball and blur together, it is difficult to manage…

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Meet Corey

  For those who don’t already know, the goals for City Wide Facility Solutions extend beyond offering the best solutions for facility care. One of the pillars City Wide was built upon was the idea of making an impact in our communities. The ripple effect that occurs when we spread positivity and generosity can be…

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What Should You Value Regarding Facility Maintenance?

When we say something is valuable, most people immediately assume the thing in question holds substantial monetary value. But when you break down the true meaning of value, you find it can be much more than monetary. A worn-out comfort blanket (a “lovie”) adored by a toddler wouldn’t have any value to you but would…

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Why Your Building Needs Duct Cleaning

Sneezing and coughing can contribute to the spread of viruses and bacteria in your building. If health safety in your building is a concern, then minimizing the number of sneezes and coughs should be a priority. One facility solution that can decrease the amount of allergy and cold symptoms in your building – yet often…

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How Can You Find Quality Help During a Labor Shortage?

The COVID-19 pandemic has reshaped how countries such as the U.S view work. With cases of the delta variant starting to surge (at the time of writing this article), much of the labor force that was previously established has noticeably declined in various industries. You may have noticed many major retailers, restaurants, and small businesses…

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How Important is Workplace Health and Safety to You?

It should be no surprise to anyone to hear that sanitation in the workplace is important. This was apparent even before the pandemic. The last thing any facility manager, property manager, or building owner would want to worry about is dealing with an outbreak in their building. Having hand sanitizer dispensers throughout the facility and encouraging…

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What Can Facilities Do When Faced With COVID-19 Variants?

Viruses constantly change through mutation, and new variants of a virus are expected to occur. This is also true for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. As of the publish date of this article, CDC and WHO have confirmed four COVID-19 variants: Alpha, Beta, Gamma, and Delta. Currently, the Delta variant is the most predominant…

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3 Must-Haves for Clarifying Building Care

  Clarity is a necessity for facility solutions and general building maintenance. Here are the three things needed to make sure your intentions are made clear for your building.  Excellent Communication The method you use to communicate the thing you want and what you need is as important as the thing itself. The right method…

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Can an Impressive Bathroom Leave an Impression on Your Customers?

Can a Restroom be (Positively) Memorable? When we think about restrooms we have visited, the memories aren’t necessarily positive. However, if you can recall a restroom you have visited where you didn’t mind spending some time (voluntary or involuntary!), a few things might pop into your head. How clean it was, how well thought out…

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What steps can you take to simplify facility maintenance?

Facility maintenance can come off as a complex endeavor. But, when you look at the big picture, the primary goal for identifying solutions for your building is always the same: to have a safe, comfortable, and clean environment for your employees and customers. Getting outside perspective, planning a year in advance, streamlining services, looking at…

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