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8 HVAC Tips You Need to Know

As the weather gets warmer in the Chicago area, turning your HVAC system from heating to cooling requires it to work in new ways to keep the temperature in your home comfortable. Instead of keeping out the blustery cold of winter, it now has to work to reduce the humidity of summer and keep the […]

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Prepare for Spring – Use this Checklist to Get Your Commercial Property Ready for Warm Weather!

Spring is almost here and that means a spring tune up on the maintenance of your commercial property! Commercial maintenance is similar to residential check-ups – think spring cleaning to air out the property from being closed up all winter. Commercial properties also have their own set of tasks to make sure that they’re ready […]

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All About Indoor Air Pollution

With winter in full swing, the option of opening windows wide to bring in fresh air is not an option, especially during a chilly Chicago winter. Since most of our time is spent indoors, the quality of the air we breathe while we’re inside is an important thing to think about on a regular basis. […]

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Is it Time to Hire a Maintenance Crew for Your Company? Answer These Questions to Find Out!

Many commercial properties depend on their maintenance staff for different tasks. This crew plays an important role in the company by keeping things running properly and quickly responding to building emergencies. Many companies find it difficult to justify hiring maintenance staff, which is why it is important to determine a few things before you set […]

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Your Summer Maintenance Checklist for Commercial Properties

Owning a commercial building has many challenges that residential property owners do not experience. Instead of maintaining a building for one family, many times you are managing multiple units for renters, healthcare facilities with numerous patients, or buildings with various businesses and tenants. This type of responsibility requires planning and organization, and staying in front […]

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Prevent Commercial Property Damage with a Facility Maintenance Provider

As a commercial property owner, the mainstay of your responsibilities is to maintain and tend to the buildings your tenants occupy. This includes routine upkeep, emergency repairs, and plans for future improvements to preserve and offer amenities important to your tenants’ needs. With routine maintenance alone, the checklist of tasks can span roofing, plumbing, HVAC, […]

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Cold Weather Maintenance Checklist for Commercial Buildings

You already know commercial buildings and facilities require a lot of attention. And the necessary efforts escalate when the temperatures plummet. Snow, cold, ice, harsh winds and other winter elements can be problematic on your properties. Even if you took preventative measures during the warmer months to winterize your commercial buildings, you can’t let maintenance […]

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