exterior maintenance

roof care

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Taking roof care to new heights

With roof materials and replacement costs rising, the importance of maintaining a roof to prolong its service life cannot be understated.
exterior building maintenance

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

The importance of an exterior building maintenance plan

It's crucial to continuously evaluate the condition of building exteriors and take steps to prevent small issues from becoming major problems.
maintenance workers

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Protecting maintenance workers in extreme heat

Extreme summer heat provides numerous challenges, but not least is the difficulty of keeping outdoor maintenance workers safe.
outdoor maintenance

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Protecting outdoor maintenance employees in the cold

The coldest temperatures often arrive in January and February, and that poses a real threat to various outdoor maintenance workers.
graffiti

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Graffiti is more than just scrawl for facility owners

Graffiti diminishes feelings of safety and hurts property owners’ pockets, and COVID-19 has created more tagging opportunities.
gum litter facility management

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

The trouble with gum litter

According to the City of Toronto’s latest litter audit, gum is the largest small litter problem.

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

What FMs should know about irrigation systems

When properly maintained, an irrigation system can provide many years of excellent service.

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Fertilizer tips for a healthy looking lawn

Here’s everything facility managers and building owners need to know about how to select the right lawn fertilizer.

Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Health PEI seeks more tick samples

Islanders can bring ticks to any Health PEI laboratory for analysis if they were directly attached to a human.

CondoBusiness

Preventing Plaza Deck Deterioration

Nigel Parker, Structural Engineer and Associate at RJC Engineers in Toronto, offers advice for preventing condominium podium and plaza deck deterioration.
pavement

REMI Network

Regina pilots new pavement preservation technique

Regina is investing $350,000 from its existing paving maintenance budget in a new pavement preservation technique to restore the surface of asphalt.
outdoor maintenance

Canadian Property Management

Outdoor Maintenance Projects to Tackle this Summer

Summer is the perfect time to deal with outdoor maintenance projects. Here are some tips from Elite Trade Painting's Mike Benteau on where to start.