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Leaking Toilet Flusher Repair

A common maintenance job that must be done in a commercial building is to repair a leak in the toilet flushers. Here is a short video showing the type of leak.

Facility Manager Log 2021-09-03

I started off intending to say that this week had quite a variety of different things happen. However, this is usually the case for a Facility Manager. It is to be expected for this job. Parking Bollards One project that we h

Facility Manager Log 2021-08-27

Good Friday, everyone. Roof repairs Today, we had a bit of a slow pace. We had roofing technicians come to patch some leaks in the TPO membrane. We have a manufacturer warranty that we transferred from the previous owner. The

Facility Manager Log 2021-08-26

Something I had to learn as a new Facility Manager was to get comfortable supervising. As a technician, your job is to do the work that is required. As a supervisor, you need to step back and allow the technicians to do the work. For a doer,

Facility Manager Log 2021-08-25

Here is what we had going on today. HVAC Repair

Blogging Again

Lately, I have not put forth much effort into blogging about Facility Management. The reason is that I had sort of lost my way in developing "my voice" in terms of blogging. To clarify, I have been trying to write to too many Hive com

TPO Roof Leaks

We have had a couple of days of steady rains here in South Texas. This has the tendency of finding any leaks in a TPO membrane roof. Quick rains don't last long enough to seep through poor welds in the roofing material. Fortunately, we have

2021-05-06 Facility Manager Log

As a Facility Manager, one can often spend time going over the details for the comfort and productivity of the occupants of a building. From time to time, it makes sense to evaluate the comfort and productivity of the Facility Manager as wel

Facility Manager Log 2021-04-28

I spent some time doing employee evaluations today. I do not enjoy doing evaluations as they tend to worry employees if the don't get the highest rating. The thing is, you can't give the highest rating all the time. Otherwise, when they do a

Facility Manager Log 2021-02-25

We are going through preparations for big events this weekend. The work requires preparing for a large number of people who will be attending a concert, an outdoor market, a car show, and a sport card and collectibles show. That is in additi

Facility Manager Log 2021-02-22

After last week's Winter Storm drama, life is returning to normal. We had a beautiful Chamber of Commerce weather over the weekend. It was a great way to relax from the troubles that plagued us during the week. Instead, we have another dram

Facility Manager Log - 2021-02-19

The severe winter weather is still a concern throughout Texas. While temperatures are rising to more comfortable levels, the effects of the winter storm are still lingering. We expect that if there is a power outage, it will likely not be pr