PUTTING A SHATTERED BUSINESS BACK TOGETHER

Let’s face it, no matter what kind of business you have, sooner or later someone will drive right off the street and right into your shop…through the big display window. Speaking of smashing things, if you’re a retailer featuring a Black Friday stampede—um, sale, you’ll have some massive cleanup to do on Saturday. It’s situations […]

How Important Sustainable Lawn Care can be

It’s hard to know if a landscaper shares your commitment to sustainability, because once they haul away the lawn waste from your facility, what happens to it is a mystery. It’s important for your sustainability-minded company to properly vet its lawn maintenance vendor, as proper lawn care has a lot of implications on the environment. […]

Maintaining New-Generation Plumbing

There’s a new generation of water-efficient plumbing fixtures — including flush valves, urinals, and faucets — being installed in commercial and institutional facilities at an ever-increasing rate. These fixtures curtail water use by plumbing systems, reduce utility costs and improve the organization’s overall sustainability. Maintenance and engineering managers who are making product selections need to […]

How Proactive Contracting Saved A Major Restaurant Chain $33,000

A chain restaurant had been experiencing something distinctly unappetizing: constant main line backups. They were told that their sewer lateral leading up to the city main about 30 feet away had collapsed.  And the city main was under a busy major highway. Another vendor had given the restaurant a quote of $60,000, which would include […]

Identify Landscape Challenges in Advance

The exterior appearance of your facilities is vital in communicating the image of your business. Well-designed and properly maintained grounds can greet both visitors and occupants with a pleasing appearance, minimize the time and resources needed to keep your landscapes looking their best, and contribute to your organization’s sustainability efforts. The role of facility managers […]

Prevent Introduction of FOG through Regular Maintenance

To prevent the introduction of fats, oils and grease (FOG) into the local sewer and water systems, it’s imperative that you follow recommended maintenance practices for your grease traps and interceptors. The grease traps and interceptor systems must be inspected to insure proper functionality during each pump out occurrence. For an interceptor, (750 gallons or […]

Why You Need a Handyman

At any large facility or group of facilities, ongoing maintenance can quickly become overwhelming.  Without regular maintenance, your facility can quickly fall into a state of disrepair. Likewise, when you have ongoing maintenance issues from light electrical, to plumbing, to patching and painting, or even installing fixtures, your day can quickly become filled with appointments, […]

Identify Landscape Challenges in Advance

The exterior appearance of your facilities is vital in communicating the image of your business. Well-designed and properly maintained grounds can greet both visitors and occupants with a pleasing appearance, minimize the time and resources needed to keep your landscapes looking their best, and contribute to your organization’s sustainability efforts. The role of facility managers […]

“Life is easier having SLM handle the major scheduled services…”

Roy Young, of Smokey Bones, tells us why he chooses SLM. We maintain our client’s business properties 24/7/365 and provide them with a comprehensive, proactive way of managing their facilities. And many customer’s comment on the outstanding customer service they receive. It’s no wonder more than 95% of our customers renew their SLM contracts. We […]

More ways to Achieve “Sustainability”

“Sustainability” isn’t a new thing. It might be a new term, but many of its practices go back a long time. As a nation, we’ve been recycling for years.  Sustainability is all about taking it to the next level. If you are already doing basic recycling, but want to do more, what are some of […]

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