Commercial flooring is extremely durable, but many different factors can affect how long it lasts. The geography of the location, dolly transportations, gondola movements and consumer traffic all put the floor at risk for damages. It’s vital to have a reactive plan in place when the unpredictable happens because commercial flooring doesn’t show signs when it is near the end of its life. When accidents and damages occur, a store manager can...more
Heads-up! Keep your PRSM login information handy as we dive into the ways a facilities maintenance partner simplifies floor care.
Sixty-nine percent of nationwide retailers schedule recurring floor care services at more than half of their locations, but a majority of stores don’t have the necessary support they need. The execution of a...more
We all know the sense of regret in the pit of our stomachs after making a shortsighted purchase. Facility executives who are the decision-makers behind snow removal programs can also identify with buyer’s remorse when a snow season ends and they have to pay the operational and financial costs for inadequate snow removal services.
Facility executives should change the way they select their snow removal plan if they want to prevent...more
Do your facilities have a snow and ice escalation plan? Creating a strategy for different storm levels that cover all the bases will provide peace of mind for everyone involved: facility managers will know their next steps and service providers will understand what is expected of them. However, creating a strategy takes planning along with trial and error.
We understand managing multiple facilities during snow and ice season is...more
The unexpected nature of a snow season can leave a facility maintenance executive on edge when approaching a new snow season. Huge blizzards can strike a facility and leave budgets unbalanced and facility executives scrambling to find last-minute service providers. If a disastrous snow season occurs, frustration can arise and poor decisions are made, which is why a fresh approach is necessary when entering the next snow season.
The National Restaurant Association 2018 show is in Chicago for their annual conference in May. During this conference, facility professionals and vendors get together, share their industry knowledge and build relationships.
Restaurants rely heavily on maintenance vendors to stay operational. However, the maintenance process must be effortless, timesaving and reliable to run a lucrative restaurant with service providers. Facility...more
A snow drought may seem like a positive for your operations until you realize the lack of snow can negatively impact your facilities’ landscapes. Snow is a natural insulator for the ground and the roots that grow within it. If temperatures drop below freezing and your landscape has no coverage, you might be at risk for a bleak spring.more
Tracking facilities data is a complicated, end-to-end process that takes time and organization to complete. Collecting information alone does not mean you will get the best results. The key is to maximize the time and effort you put into collecting data, which is why implementing Business Intelligence (BI) is so important.