Catch up on deferred and preventive maintenance during the summer

May 12, 2017  •  Allison McGillivray

If you’re a school facilities manager, I bet you’re anxiously crossing days off your calendar right now. For many of you there are only 17 days left until you can pat yourself on the back and take a well-deserved break. Once you’ve a had a few days to catch your breath, take a look at the summer maintenance checklist below.

Performing preventive maintenance and capital improvements in the summer can go a long way in helping to reduce your workload for the school year. Plus, it allows you to take care of time-consuming, disruptive, and messy tasks without having to work overtime or give up your weekends like you would during the school year.

Click here to download the Summer Maintenance Checklist for Schools infographic shown below.


How FMX can help

With FMX, you can create preventive maintenance tasks for projects and schedule them days, weeks, months, even years in advance. You can even assign these tasks to outside vendors. You can also use FMX to track the overall cost associated with each task.

Also be sure to check out our recent blog post on How to streamline your fire safety ITM for additional tips for your fire-safety maintenance this summer.



Allison is a product marketing manager at Facilities Management eXpress. When she’s not writing marketing content, she is likely hiking with her dog or cooking delicious Italian food. 

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