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Tip Of The Week: Dependencies

On December 13, 2017, Posted by , In Tip Of The Week, With Comments Off on Tip Of The Week: Dependencies

After a brief hiatus, LogCheck is happy to present a new Tip of the Week! I’m Gary and I’ve had the pleasure of onboarding and supporting LogCheck clients for the past few years. I’ll be presenting a series of posts in the coming months that share some best practices and…

Third Party Property Managers and Property Owners: How To Keep This Relationship Stress Free

On October 31, 2017, Posted by , In Property Management, With 1 Comment

Simple record keeping helps everyone stay on the same page Third party property management can relieve building owners of the liability and stress of an in-house staff. However, the responsibility of servicing and maintaining property owned by someone else can be problematic. What happens when things go wrong and unanticipated problems…

Are You Excited About Maintenance?

On July 27, 2017, Posted by , In Preventative Maintenance, With Comments Off on Are You Excited About Maintenance?

Without maintenance, our built environment would fall apart. Maintenance quite literally keeps the lights on. Our culture, on the other hand, seems to value “innovation” over all else, and it’s leading to unfortunate consequences. Andrews Russell and Lee Vinsel’s excellent article, Let’s Get Excited About Maintenance, aims to turn that…

You’re (Probably) Doing PMs Wrong!

On July 5, 2017, Posted by , In Preventative Maintenance, With Comments Off on You’re (Probably) Doing PMs Wrong!

If you use a work order system to generate tickets for routine maintenance tasks, it’s time to rethink your process. Work orders are really great at some things, but tracking routine preventative maintenance tasks isn’t one of them. When you dump your PMs into your work-order system – usually the…

As Universities Slash Maintenance Budgets, Data Helps Facility Teams Fight Back

On September 15, 2016, Posted by , In Preventative Maintenance, With Comments Off on As Universities Slash Maintenance Budgets, Data Helps Facility Teams Fight Back

A university’s maintenance team is crucial to the success and safety of its staff and students. Unfortunately, management doesn’t always get this, and facilities budgets are often one of the first to go when times get tough. Facilities management needs to harness the power of the data they collect on…