Protecting commercial buildings from pests

High-traffic areas in commercial buildings are known to be prone to foul odors, dirty floors, and standing water. These spaces need extra attention to maintain cleanliness, or they will likely leave a negative impression. Pay attention to the “hot spot” areas of your facility’s restrooms to ensure they are free from rodents, cockroaches, and flies […]

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What are smart buildings?

Today, technology is a regular part of our everyday lives. In our cars, the homes we live in, and sometimes even found on our wrists in the form of smart watches or in our pockets. Technological innovation doesn’t stop there either. It can be fully integrated into your life as a facilities management professional too. […]

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How to prepare your building for reopening

Buildings will begin reopening after a long period of vacancy. Some parts of the country are actually beginning to reopen already, and that means your building will return to its full occupancy. Even in my own workplace, I have passed through rooms filled with cubicles and only one or two people sat in any of […]

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Best’s Best: No days off

At The Capital Group, Senior Maintenance Technician, Kirk Greer, is on call every hour of every day, 365 days a year. Working at such a highly developed company undoubtedly keeps Greer busy on the job, so he built a solid professional relationship with his Best Plumbing Specialties sales representative to stay in the loop with […]

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Is your routine holding you back?

Selecting a day to preform regular checks on your building’s high-traffic areas throughout the day will lead to answer. That answer might even surprise you. I admit that I am a person who clings tightly to a regular daily routine. I rarely deviate from my regular, predictable schedule. This is because I feel that I […]

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