Commercial buildings with an internal structure are frequently fabricated with steel framing. External covering is often not be the intended use. There are many applications and usages for commercial buildings and warehouses. Building managers, facilities managers and property owners need to be knowledgeable about standard painting building methods to keep up with the maintenance of their structure.
Are you practicing preventative maintenance? When you stay on top of upkeep maintenance, you avoid costly emergency repairs and equipment failures – all of which eat into your hard-earned budget. This is critical for any business. Here’s a checklist to keep major building systems – HVAC, plumbing, roofing and lighting – in good working order.
For those not familiar with construction estimating, trying to create a budget for a commercial remodel or new construction project for an office or business can be a daunting task. The only option facilities coordinators may have is to ask a contractor to quote them a price and even then they may have no idea of whether or not the price is fair. The information below should help the average facilities manager or facilities coordinator understand the cost of drywall work. Understanding the process of estimating drywall work may help prepare you to accept or reject a drywall commercial contractor's quoted price. We'll discuss two types of jobs, large drywall jobs and small patches or remodels.
Due to the growing popularity of in-home care for seniors, it's important to make sure you and your loved one are aware of the potential dangers present in the home for seniors living alone and prepare accordingly. You can help prevent falls and accidents by making changes to unsafe areas in the home with these tips.
Water typically comes in through worn, broken, or missing shingles; where nails have worked loose; or through corroded or poorly sealed roof flashing around vents, skylights, or chimneys or along the intersections of roof planes.
The source of most roof leaks is hard to find because it originates away from where the leak shows up. In order to find the source of a leak, follow a roofer’s advice and “think like water.”