Four Spring Maintenance Must Do’s for 2020

Posted on March 13th, 2020 by Mariel Nowack

We’re keeping it brief this week with four must-do’s to include on your spring maintenance checklist. Now that winter is over, us maintenance folks have even more on our plate to get done. Here’s where we should be focused: landscaping, spring cleaning, and filter changes / indoor air quality. This year we also have a […]

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2019 / 2020 Winter Maintenance Tips and Resources

Posted on November 1st, 2019 by Mariel Nowack

Winter Maintenance Tips ⏱ 12 minute read 📖 We recommend you bookmark this and come back to reference all the great resources linked! If you have less than 5 minutes, read this: 6 Quick Cold Weather Maintenance Tips. As the season comes to an end, we’d like to share our best winter maintenance tips and […]

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5 Things to Know About Elevator Maintenance

Posted on October 11th, 2019 by Mariel Nowack

Your elevators need to go up and down, your costs to maintain them should not. Putting a maintenance plan and service contract in place for your elevators will ensure optimal safety, decreased liability, and increased budget assurance. Here are the 5 key things to keep in mind when it comes to elevator maintenance. 1. Types […]

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10 Steps to a Practical Snow and Ice Removal RFP

Posted on September 6th, 2019 by Mariel Nowack

Here in New England, we’re gearing up for winter season before the leaves even start to fall. For facility managers, now is the time to start preparing for the upcoming season by developing and administering an RFP for snow and ice removal services. Pro Tip: A top priority in the month of September should be […]

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5 CORE FUNCTIONS of a Facilities Team

Posted on July 3rd, 2019 by Mariel Nowack

In-house or outsourced, your facility team should be focused on these 5 Core Functions. Preventative Maintenance Also known as “planned maintenance”. Don’t get us started on why it’s important. Preventative Maintenance includes planned or scheduled maintenance services on any part of your facility. Anything from landscaping, to snow removal, to HVAC maintenance, to cleaning can […]

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Safety in Facilities Management

Posted on June 21st, 2019 by Anthony Riccio

June is national safety month! As a facility maintenance and management company, we pride ourselves in creating value for our clients based on the services we provide. Our top priority is the safety of occupants in each building we manage on behalf of our clients. One way we do that is ensuring preventative maintenance is […]

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6 Quick Cold Weather Maintenance Tips

Posted on December 29th, 2018 by Mariel Nowack

ONE SOURCE is in the heart of New England here in Wallingford, CT and there’s nothing we love to talk about more than the wildly erratic yet beautiful weather. A favorite quote of mine from Mark Twain is “If you don’t like the weather in New England now, just wait a few minutes.” New England […]

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Snow Worries: How to Write a Snow Removal Scope of Work

Posted on December 20th, 2018 by Mariel Nowack

Here is all the information you’ll need to send to contractors in order to get a snow removal plan and contract in place before the winter weather hits.

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The ESSENTIAL Fall Maintenance Checklist

Posted on September 21st, 2018 by Mariel Nowack

It’s official – fall is coming – and it’s coming quickly! Now is the time to complete a Fall Maintenance Checklist to make sure your commercial property is ready for the changing seasons. Here are 10 essential maintenance to-do’s for fall: Inspect Roof Inspect skylights and areas of ponding, loose flashing, stained ceiling tiles, cracking […]

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