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Keep Your Facility Running Smoothly: The Importance of Preventative Maintenance in Spring

Updated: Jun 30, 2023


Hero Facility Services | Landscaping

Spring is just around the corner, and that means it is time to start thinking about preventative maintenance for your facility. As one of the nation’s best facility service providers, Hero Facility Services knows that regular maintenance is key to keeping your facility in top shape and preventing costly repairs down the line. In this blog, we'll discuss some of the essential preventative

maintenance tasks facility managers should consider in preparation for spring.


HVAC System Maintenance

As the weather warms up, your HVAC system will start to work harder to keep your facility cool. To ensure that your system is up to the task, it's important to schedule regular maintenance with a facility service provider. Our professional technicians can perform tasks such as changing air filters, cleaning coils, and checking refrigerant levels to ensure that your system is operating efficiently. By identifying and resolving small issues before they become major problems, preventative maintenance can help prevent costly breakdowns, prolonged down-time and ensure that your HVAC system is running at peak performance throughout the year. If your equipment is reaching the end of it’s useful life Hero can provide a capital replacement for the unit with a more efficient cost-effective unit to provide dependable service and cost savings for years to come.


Roof Inspection

Winter weather can take a toll on your facility's roof, so it's important to have it inspected in preparation for spring. By engaging the services of a Hero facility, you can have a skilled technician inspect your roof for signs of damage, such as cracks, leaks, or missing shingles, failed membrane or lap joints, flashing etc. They can then carry out any necessary repairs before the onset of the rainy season, preventing potentially costly water damage.


Gutter Cleaning

Spring showers can quickly overwhelm clogged gutters and roof drains, leading to water damage and other costly repairs. To prevent this, it's important to have your gutters cleaned out before the rainy season starts. Safely removing debris from your gutters will ensure that they're free-flowing and ready to handle the spring rain.


Landscaping

What better time to refresh your facility's landscaping than spring? It's important to start with a solid foundation for the upcoming months. Preparing your grounds by performing tasks such as fertilizing, pruning, and mulching. By taking care of these tasks early on, you can ensure that your landscaping will look its best throughout the growing season.


Pest Control

It is important to be proactive with pest control measures, spring is the time when many pests start to emerge from their winter hiding places. By conducting a thorough inspection of your facility and take the preventative steps to prevent pests from entering, such as sealing entry points and setting up traps and bait stations.


Working with a national facility service company, Like Hero Facility, you can enjoy the benefits of a well-maintained facility management system. By scheduling regular maintenance and inspections, you can keep your facility in top shape and prevent costly repairs down the line. Contact us today to learn more about how we can help you prepare for spring.





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