Annual budgets are tighter than ever, which may have you seeking ways to cut back on maintenance costs. Here is a statistic which may surprise you— in an independent study on facility maintenance best practices, the facilities with the lowest total annual maintenance costs were those which allocated 65-80% of budgets to preventative maintenance.
Preventive maintenance is a program in which wear, tear, and change is anticipated, with a plan for continuous corrective action in place to minimize deterioration and ensure peak efficiency. When preventative maintenance is neglected, equipment may deteriorate up to five times faster, more energy is consumed, and the building’s appearance reflects a lack of care, which can decrease rental values and tenant/client satisfaction.
Additionally, service costs increase when provided in an emergency, as when an uninspected roof leaks during a heavy storm. These emergency events also take more labor to fix, and decrease office productivity during the time of service.
We would be honored to lend our expertise to your creation of a preventative maintenance plan. Please let us know if we can serve you in this regard.
Your partners in service,
Integrity Construction Maintenance, Inc.