We take for granted our water heaters, toilets, faucets, sinks, drains, ice makers and water coolers until they stop working. Then comes the panicked call to the service company, and a repair job that always ends up costing more than we expect.
Regular care and preventative maintenance can forestall most of these breakdowns at a fraction of the cost of repairs. Have your plumbing, potable water systems and drainage network inspected, cleaned and checked at least once a year. Integrated Facility Services Plumbing Maintenance Programs offer these services for a modest annual fee.
Replace Old and Inefficient Equipment
Owners also should consider replacing older water heaters, toilets, boilers, and other plumbing appliances with new high-efficiency or water-saving models. Most of us are in the habit of squeezing every last day of service out of such equipment. Yet, replacing any plumbing item more than 12-15 years old probably can pay for itself within a few years through reduced energy or water usage, service and repair parts bills and the inconvenience of being without. Integrated Facility Services Plumbing Maintenance Programs are custom designed with your facility in mind. Each program is tailored to advise and guide you through the many options available to you with all initial costs, operating and maintenance costs in mind.
Protecting Your Health and Safety
Everyone depends on their plumbing and sanitation systems. We seldom think about how well designed and maintained systems are our first line of defense in promoting good health and preventing disease. It can take only a matter of moments for something health threatening to go wrong but it takes years of training under supervised conditions, continuing education, testing, and licensing to become a Master Plumber who is entrusted with the communities’ health and safety. At Integrated Facility Services, we ensure that when it comes to your health and safety, it is always done right the first time.
Plumbing Maintenance Inspections
Plumbing Maintenance Inspections are designed to extend the useful life of systems we depend upon everyday but seldom think about. Every plumbing item in your facility plays a vital part. A partial list of the items included in a typical plumbing inspection is: Faucets and sinks, water closet and urinal flush valves, sanitation fixtures, drinking fountains, emergency eyewash, drains and traps, water closet hardware, showers and fixtures, grab bars, doors and partitions, hand dryers, towel dispensers, hands free faucet and flush valves, water heaters, circulation pumps and controls, mixing and tempering valves, anti-scald devices, sump pumps, water service piping network and valves, drain and waste piping, pressure reducing valves, back-flow prevention devices, fire hose cabinets and hose reels, stand pipes and risers, domestic water booster pumps, outdoor faucets and area drains, grates, and storm water inlets, vent stacks and roof drains.
This is just a short list of the many things that we depend upon to work without fail each and every day.