Facility Remodeling Projects

  The commercial property remodeling market has more than doubled in size since 2011, with US businesses investing upwards of $35 billion on facility remodeling projects in 2019. As time goes on and businesses grow, remodeling projects are all but inevitable. Sometimes all that is needed is a new coat of paint to keep appearances fresh; however, remodeling jobs can …

5 Warning Signs of Mold in Your Facility

The economic costs of dampness and mold are estimated to exceed $3.5 billion annually. Many problems that impact the condition of your facility can also have a health or safety impact for occupants or visitors of that facility, from employees to customers to residents. Health and safety measures in a facility are a heavy responsibility for any facility manager and …

Why Multi-site Projects are a Facilities Challenge

Managing multiple storefronts across many regions presents challenges for many retail and restaurant chains. When you are managing a national chain, part of your organization’s success can be attributed to the consistency of that brand, which may be reflected throughout your facility, from the appearance of the parking lot, to signage, checkout stations, and even the color of the paint …

7 Signs It’s Time to Replace Your Commercial HVAC

Juѕt likе home HVAC ѕуѕtеmѕ, уоur company dереnds оn a роwеrful аnd рrореrlу ореrаting HVAC ѕуѕtеm throughout thе уеаr tо mаintаin соmfоrt. If thе сurrеnt hеаting аnd сооling ѕуѕtеm соnditiоning уоur buѕinеѕѕ iѕ starting tо ѕhоw ѕignѕ оf fаilurе duе tо аgе, уоu саn’t hesitate when it соmеѕ tо ѕсhеduling a rерlасеmеnt. Even a ѕhоrt реriоd withоut аir соnditiоning оr …

FM Resource Planning: The Growing Knowledge Gap Between Maintenance and Engineering

According to SHRM, 10,000 Baby Boomers reach the age of 65 every day. Also referred to as the “silver tsunami,” the aging workforce – and the 31 million job vacancies that it is estimated to create – is a threatening prospect to business leaders across all industries. Facilities Maintenance is no exception. As the workforce ages, facility managers have developed …

7 Habits Of Highly Successful Facility Managers

Facility managers are critical to maintaining a company’s brand image. They oversee maintenance, ensure the facility is in tip-top shape, leverage technology to lower costs, build in-house talent and ensure success. Having the right facility manager is key to a lasting return on investment. Best-in-class facility maintenance lies in these 7 habits of highly successful facility managers. 1. Excels at …

Fire Remediation

Spend Less Time Sourcing in Crucial Times

Acting fast after a fire is critical when it comes to saving your property. At Lakeside Project Solutions, we offer fire remediation as a service to restore your business damaged by fire and bring it back to life. Each of our skilled team members follow exacting protocols established by Lakeside’s technical experts to ensure the safety of people and property. Lakeside workers …

When Disaster Strikes: Is Your Business Ready for Hurricane Season?

The peak of the 2019 hurricane season is upon us, and the tropics are expected to deliver between two and four major hurricanes (category 3, 4 or 5 with winds of 111 mph or higher), according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (www.NOAA.gov).   In 2018, thousands of companies were affected by devastating Hurricanes Michael and Florence and unfortunately, many …

Are your parking lots taking a beating with the hot summer heat?

Parking lots surely take a beating, as asphalt surfaces begin tо wear аnd brеаkdown due to repeated exposure to the еlеmеntѕ ѕuсh as water, ѕunlight аnd сhеmiсаlѕ. Over time, concrete and asphalt can creak and crack, becoming hazardous to both drivers and pedestrians alike. There are several factors to consider as to why it is extremely important for your business …

LPS Insider – Facility Maintenance Trends & Insights: Risk Management

Each week, we’ll bring you the latest Facility Maintenance trends and industry insights, curated from various FM resources around the internet.   Why Building Automation Systems Are At Risk Of Cyberattack Building automation systems play an integral role in the health and welfare of the most valuable assets of most any organization: their people and their property. These systems provide automated …