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Playing it Safe: Playground Maintenance

Mar 23, 2021 9:04:31 AM / by Jaqualynn Durbin posted in Tips & Tricks, Safety, Playground

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We all remember watching the clock as it slowly ticked towards that moment of excitement. The bell ringing, letting us know that the time of joy is upon us. Recess is here. Laughter fills the halls as everyone quickly makes their way outside and off to the playground. After a moment of letting our eyes adjust to the bright sunny weather, several students would b-line straight towards the monkey bars to literally hang out. Others would prefer to survey others from atop the geo-dome climber like kings looking at their kingdom. Some would simply get in line to go down the swirly slide. The true fun for many though, was to bolt to the merry-go-round and try to spin it as fast as possible.

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Falling through the cracks: When should I pave?

Mar 4, 2021 10:53:54 AM / by Jaqualynn Durbin posted in Tips & Tricks, paving

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Parking lots, trails, and other asphalt areas may seem like easy and quick construction projects, but they are more complex than most people realize. Various types of problems can arise with your asphalt including Alligator Cracks, Potholes, and more. Depending on the problems your asphalt is experiencing, different paving options exist.

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Avoiding Construction Mistakes: Prevailing Wages

Jan 26, 2021 9:00:00 AM / by Jaqualynn Durbin posted in Tips & Tricks, Avoiding Construction Mistakes

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According to the Department of Labor, a big mistake associated with construction projects comes from failing to maintain proper documentation and paperwork. Failing to track such things as work hours and required government reports, can lead to unsuccessful projects and hefty fines/citations.

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What’s in your air?: Air Filtration & Risk Mitigation

Jan 12, 2021 9:00:00 AM / by Jaqualynn Durbin posted in Tips & Tricks, HVAC, Risk Mitigation

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In 2020, COVID-19 altered the landscape for future interactions with others in our facilities. We have implemented risk mitigation strategies to slow the spread of the virus. Strategies typically include social distancing measures, sanitizing stations, face mask policies, and temperature checks at entrances. While strategies like these can reduce the spread of illnesses like COVID-19, are they enough? Have you thought about the air you are breathing? What contaminants might you be breathing in? Air filtration is a valuable asset to any risk mitigation plan, preventing the spread of illness and other airborne contaminants.

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