Category "Healthcare Maintenance"

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Four of the Most Common Refrigerator Maintenance Calls

Unlike other major appliances, a refrigerator is always on. It’s constantly working and occasionally, things can go wrong. Below are some of the most common refrigerator issues you may be called on to investigate. 1. Weird Noises If you are […]

Common F-Tag and K-Tag Citations

Long-term care professionals know how important it is to comply with Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) regulations and avoid K-Tag and F-Tag citations. If your facility receives Medicare and Medicaid funding, you must correct any deficiencies or risk losing […]

Benefits of Low-Flow Plumbing Fixtures

California’s historic and prolonged drought receives the majority of headlines, but many other areas of the United States experience abnormally dry or severe drought conditions every year as well. Lack of rainfall and increased water usage during a drought often […]

Healthcare Trends: The Benefits of Cleaning with Microfiber

Microfiber mops and cleaning cloths are used largely in hospital and healthcare settings where disinfection is a top concern. Now, microfiber tools are being adopted by healthcare facilities that recognize microfiber’s ergonomic benefits, as well as economic and environmental perks. […]

How to Prepare Your Property for El Nino

Meteorologists are forecasting the warm waters of the pacific jet stream will bring an El Niño pattern from Winter 2015 through Spring 2016. Even though you may not live near the Pacific, the weather pattern will have far reaching effects […]

10 Signs You’re a Maintenance Person

You are one of the most versatile workers around. You can go from fixing a leaky pipe to caring for the lawn to building a deck, all in one day. You may forget important dates and seem preoccupied with a […]

GFCI Legislation Impacts – What You Need to Know

The properties you work on won’t always be up to code, and it’s your job to get them there. In many cases, this will require a lot of electrical work. Older wiring can pose a real injury hazard even if […]

Three Ways to Avoid Paint Touch-Up Mistakes

Not every unit turn requires a total repaint; sometimes a touch-up is all that’s needed. But unless you’re familiar with how long paint can last and how colors change in the industry over time, you may be painting yourself into […]

Most Common Water Heater Questions

We all know the basic functions of a water heater – tank, water, heat, and presto – a hot shower! But water heaters can be complex appliances, and your tenants will throw a fit if they are not performing perfectly. […]