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In order for a business to run smoothly, it is important that, as a business owner, you look at the bigger picture, not just the day to day minutiae of running a company. The same is true when it comes to the maintenance of your facility. Incorporating a comprehensive planned maintenance schedule which ensures that all relevant maintenance tasks are completed at the right time, in the right order and correctly, means that your business will run well all year round, with no significant and costly downtimes.

To guarantee this smooth running, certain maintenance tasks need to be performed at key times during the year. From winter proofing through to exterior works in the summer, this article will look at the best times of year to perform your planned maintenance tasks:

Spring

A/C Maintenance –

Inspecting, cleaning and repairing your A/C unit is essential during the spring as it will be put to the test during the summer months so needs to run as smoothly as possible during that season. A/C maintenance should include:

Deep Clean –

After a long and bitter winter, a proper, deep clean is needed to be carried out to ensure that your facility is clean and hygienic for everyone in the premises.

Overall Inspection of The Building –

Winter is a season of extreme weather; snow, ice and torrential rain to name a few. These external factors can cause lots of damage to your property, including a multitude of hidden issues. As soon as spring has sprung, your entire facility should be checked both inside and out for damage, and any problems fixed asap.

Summer

Major Roofing and Exterior Works –

Summer is the perfect time to undertake any roofing or exterior works as you won’t be hampered by any bad weather (we hope!). Works to consider in this season are:

Autumn

Winter Proofing –

Use this season to prepare for the upcoming winter weather by winter proofing your business. This includes:

Winter

General internal and external maintenance –

Due to the severity of the weather during this season, all aspects of your facility, both internal and external, should be regularly checked, especially directly after a very severe bout of weather has occured. This will help reduce any issues, saving them from becoming bigger problems further down the line.

Following these seasonal maintenance tasks will help keep your business in the best possible shape all year round, ensuring it runs smoothly and profitably from January through to December, and limiting any unexpected repair costs that may have otherwise occurred.