We are normally big supporters of the U.S. armed forces, but we don’t recommend following their lead this time. The U.S. Army is facing a spiraling backlog of deferred facilities maintenance. It would cost them at least $19 billion to...
Have you delayed or ignored general maintenance and building repairs lately? It’s time to consider a new approach. While deferring maintenance may seem like an easy cost saving measure, studies show that on average direct costs are 4x higher with...
Repair and maintenance may not be the most exciting topic of conversation for property owners and managers, but it’s critical work that keeps your building safe and looking great. Especially now that people are re-entering buildings that have been closed...
Photo from the Chicago Sun Times Last month, a section of Chicago’s North Lakeshore Drive closed due to a “structural emergency”, which consisted of cracks and section loss on both the deck and substructure of the road. An inspection in...