With roof materials and replacement costs rising, the importance of maintaining a roof to prolong its service life cannot be understated.
It's crucial to continuously evaluate the condition of building exteriors and take steps to prevent small issues from becoming major problems.
Extreme summer heat provides numerous challenges, but not least is the difficulty of keeping outdoor maintenance workers safe.
Facility managers and maintenance staff must deal with rodents that spread viruses that can cause hantavirus pulmonary syndrome.
The coldest temperatures often arrive in January and February, and that poses a real threat to various outdoor maintenance workers.
Graffiti diminishes feelings of safety and hurts property owners’ pockets, and COVID-19 has created more tagging opportunities.
About 11 million people currently reside in Canada's wildland-urban interface areas, enjoying the benefits of proximity to forests and other natural features, but perhaps overlooking the perils.
Waste equipment and services that can process and organize vast amounts of data help inform sustainable practices throughout the facility.
The goal of the standard is to provide schools with a tool that will help them measure and monitor the effectiveness of the cleaning processes.
A green cleaning program is about more than simply using ‘green’ products.
Regularly inspecting the irrigation system and making any necessary fixes or upgrades is the best way to ensure as little water is being used.
With horses worth six and seven figures, it's paramount that Woodbine maintain optimal conditions on both of its racing surfaces: Tapeta and turf.
Steps facility managers can take to help keep communities safe and reduce their risk profile.
According to the City of Toronto’s latest litter audit, gum is the largest small litter problem.
Discussing common roofing issues that facility management stakeholders are most concerned about and the questions they're asking when it comes to maintaining their roofs.
When properly maintained, an irrigation system can provide many years of excellent service.
Here’s everything facility managers and building owners need to know about how to select the right lawn fertilizer.