How to Refresh Your Facility and Stay Within Budget

Regular facility maintenance is crucial for many reasons, from protecting your people and equipment to maintaining the property’s resale value. That’s true even when your business faces supply chain issues, rising material costs, labor shortages, and other business challenges. 

Finding an industrial maintenance company to address issues with your air systems, HVAC systems, water systems, and others can be challenging. But investing in services from a skilled, experienced, and certified maintenance partner today will benefit your company financially down the road.

What To Refresh in Your Facility

Several areas in every manufacturing plant or other facility can benefit from routine maintenance. The key is identifying where your company should focus its efforts. 

Perhaps your electrical systems are overdue for updates. Or maybe your gas systems are showing signs of age. In some facilities, a revised layout can be beneficial. Whatever the case may be, determining what must be done gets you moving toward the necessary maintenance.  

The processes for determining if a system needs a refresh vary, from simple visual inspections to technical performance assessments using measuring instruments. The appropriate evaluation cadence also varies based on the system. That’s why it’s vital to familiarize yourself with all the equipment and infrastructure in your facility. 

The Many Benefits of Regular Facility Maintenance

When considering facility maintenance, remember that being proactive benefits your company in many ways. The advantages include the following:

  • Identifying problems at the early stages to avoid costly system repairs and replacements
  • Keeping systems operating longer so you can delay purchasing new equipment
  • Increasing energy efficiency and lowering utility bills
  • Preventing operational downtime and lost revenue
  • Reducing safety risks to employees, visitors, etc.

There is another benefit to business owners, plant managers, and facility operations supervisors who develop a relationship with a facility maintenance company. By implementing an ongoing preventative maintenance process, they can cross several recurring to-do items off their lists. As a result, they have more time to focus on other tasks.

How Coker Helps You Maintain Your Facility

As one of the region’s most experienced mechanical and industrial contracting companies, we offer the full spectrum of industrial services. We take pride in caring for our clients’ Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia facilities as if they are our own.

That includes companies in a wide variety of industries, such as:  

  • Chemical
  • Food and beverage
  • Pulp and paper
  • Government
  • Ports and transportation
  • Mining and refining
  • Oil and gas
  • Power and energy

We work closely with these organizations to understand and adhere to their project parameters, including budget and timeline, while providing services that meet all their specifications. 

For example, we’re familiar with the challenges of annual shutdown maintenance for large power plants. When the clock is ticking, our teams are at their best. And it’s not uncommon for us to determine that equipment like an HVAC unit or cooling tower needs to be replaced. That realization keeps companies from being surprised by a system failure.

Get Facility Maintenance Services From a Trusted Partner 

If you’ve ever had maintenance that wasn’t completed within budget, on time, or to your standards, it’s time to find a new provider. When you work with Coker, you get strategic advice and services from a trusted maintenance partner. And with each maintenance task or facility refresh project we complete successfully, you’re even more assured of our commitment to your business.  

Contact Coker today to learn about our services and discuss your facility maintenance needs. We’re happy to provide a project quote.