Preventive maintenance vs reactive maintenance

Paint CansA key benefit of preventive maintenance is to preserve and enhance the life cycle of a property before the passage of time and weather elements wear it out.

Extend the paint life on your building

Painting Maintenance ProgrammesPainting maintenance programs are not unique in the concept of maintaining buildings and structures.

Curing water hammer in plumbing systems

Plumbing WrenchI am often asked what causes water hammer, what is a backflow device and what is a TMV valve for those who do not know here is a brief description.

Now is The Time to Repair Your Pool

AN37-3-mgt-feature-pools1For many accommodation providers the upcoming winter season provides the perfect time for refurbishing of swimming pools, especially a major renovation where the pool needs to be drained.

Protecting Your Investment, While Protecting Your Building

AN37-3-ConcreteSpalling1As a property investor you want to ensure that your investment will continue to hold its value by making the correct decisions when considering an external building makeover or repairs.   

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Icons but They Can be Real Pains

Barbeques would have to rate in the top ten pain-in-the-butt items in any accommodation…

Long Time Sheraton Employee

Greg Langley is the chief engineer at Western Australia’s iconic, Sheraton Perth Hotel.

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