2020

5 Reasons Commercial Cleaning and Disinfecting Is Important for Your Business

No matter what type or size business you are running, you will want staff and customers to see you in the best light possible. This can lead to more business and ultimately higher profits. That’s why it makes sense to spend on commercial cleaning. Hiring a commercial cleaning company or facilities services management company to … Continue reading 5 Reasons Commercial Cleaning and Disinfecting Is Important for Your Business

School Building Maintenance – Projects to Do When Building Unoccupied

Due to the pandemic, many students are at home learning. This is a prime time for school maintenance. Teachers and students are both absent from the school building for an extended period of time, and now is the perfect time to catch up on cleaning, disinfection and repair and maintenance projects that had to be … Continue reading School Building Maintenance – Projects to Do When Building Unoccupied

Tips for Winterizing Your Commercial Building

Winter can be a challenging time for commercial buildings. A lot of things can go wrong during the winter, and the weather often makes it challenging to manage the repairs. As a result, preparing for winter becomes all more crucial. Here are some tips on how to winterize your commercial building to avoid common issues. … Continue reading Tips for Winterizing Your Commercial Building

Porter, Janitor, Custodian – Oh My!

Janitorial and custodial services are often used interchangeably, but are they truly the same? The answer is no. Here is a brief overview of each role and why it’s important to understand the distinction. Custodians The word custody oddly enough can mean imprisonment but can also mean to be in protective care, and it’s second … Continue reading Porter, Janitor, Custodian – Oh My!

Cleaning and Disinfecting – Cold and Flu Season

It is that time of year again – cold and flu season. The cold and flu season brings its own set of challenges to your office, gym, school or favorite restaurant.  Luckily, there are cleaning and disinfecting regimens that can help promote a healthy and safe environment for your workplace or a place that you and … Continue reading Cleaning and Disinfecting – Cold and Flu Season

Work Order Management Software – What You Need to Know

Every organization reaches a tipping point where investing in work order management software becomes more than a luxury. Growing companies can only track maintenance information on papers, whiteboards, and spreadsheets for so long. It becomes as essential as an ice-cold beverage on a hot summer day, saving time and money. What is Work Order Management … Continue reading Work Order Management Software – What You Need to Know

What Is Preventative Maintenance?

Preventative maintenance is not reactionary, it is proactive. Its focus is on preventing problems from ever occurring in the first place. Preventative maintenance includes activities such as adjustments to equipment and systems, scheduled service repairs and parts replacements.   Some businesses view preventative maintenance as an unnecessary expenditure and focus only on immediate repairs. Even though reactionary … Continue reading What Is Preventative Maintenance?

Don’t Allow a Small Electrical Problem to Become a Larger Issue

Electricity plays an important role in our daily lives. Yet electrical problems occur very easily and the tiniest problem can develop into a larger issue. Since electricity is so important, effort should be given to regularly maintain your building’s electrical system – keep an eye open for any problems that may be developing. Issues can … Continue reading Don’t Allow a Small Electrical Problem to Become a Larger Issue

Fall Maintenance Checklist for Property Managers

Labor Day marks the unofficial close of summer across the country. As a property manager, you’re probably already getting a head start by scheduling your fall landscaping, putting away summer furniture and maybe even closing up areas of the property. But as you look at your fall maintenance checklist, do you feel like you’ve got … Continue reading Fall Maintenance Checklist for Property Managers

10 Safety Guidelines to Help You Recover from a Storm

Cleaning up after a storm can be more dangerous than the actual storm itself – live electrical wires, broken glass and fumes leaking from leaking pipes are common, meaning protective gear and safety measures may be required. System4 has helped many businesses manage the risks and aftermath of devastating storms. Follow these guidelines for a … Continue reading 10 Safety Guidelines to Help You Recover from a Storm