Grounds Management


Is your grass ready for winter?

Often, lawncare can become out-of-sight-out-of-mind for maintenance managers once the seasons change, but proper preparation means that it can save time and money on your
fall cleaning

Your fall cleaning checklist

We often focus on spring cleaning, but fall cleaning is important, too! Prepare yourself for the challenges of winter, get ahead of the snow and

Is your facility ready for winter?

Winter brings its own unique challenges to facilities, and preparing for those conditions ahead of the cold weather can save you time, money, and headaches.

Getting started in decarbonization

As we strive to lessen our impact on the environment, decarbonization is something that maintenance managers can work towards to help reach the sustainability goals.

Pipe insulation is a must for your maintenance

Often, the role of the maintenance manager extends to cutting costs and choosing materials that support your company’s sustainability goals. Whether you are choosing insulation

Storing your summer maintenance equipment

When the summer season officially comes to an end, cleaning, repairing, and storing your outdoor equipment effectively should be part of your fall maintenance strategy.
fall maintenance

Your fall maintenance checklist

As the kids get ready to go back to school, we look (not too far) ahead to fall’s arrival. With the cooler temperatures and winter

Making your groundskeeping greener

Many maintenance managers and building operators are looking to lessen their carbon footprint, and as part of that endeavour, are considering getting greener with their
parking garage

Protect your parking garage with the right sealant

No matter how much traffic your parking garage sees, keeping it in good shape will extend its life, save you money and help you avoid
gas to electric

Switching your grounds equipment from gas to electric

Maintenance and facility managers are always looking to improve their operations and simplify their processes, so you may be looking at switching your equipment from
lawn mower

Lawn mower maintenance tips for spring

As the weather steadily warms up, outdoor maintenance often takes centre stage in a facility manager’s daily duties, and your lawn mower can be a

Sustainability in the city

As people all over the world strive to lower their carbon footprints and move closer towards an eco-friendly life, the City of Waterloo is a
pressure washing

Tips for effective pressure washing

Pressure washing can be a maintenance manager’s best friend, from cleaning out garbage cans to getting rid of graffiti to removing persistent dirt and grime
parking lot

Is your parking lot a priority this spring?

As a maintenance manager, you know how important it is to keep your parking lot in top condition. Not only is it the first stop

Taking steps to prevent and address vandalism

For maintenance managers, part of outdoor maintenance involves taking care of the grounds and making sure your building remains in its best possible condition. This
HVAC system

Replacing your HVAC system

Heating and cooling are a big part of facility management, so when it comes time to replace your HVAC system, you need all the information
lawn care

Adding lawn care to your outdoor maintenance plan

Typically, lawn care officially starts in Canada when we’re sure that there’s no more snow coming, so while that may not always happen in April,