Planned Maintenance Programme

Why You Need to Launch a Planned Maintenance Programme for 2018

January 5, 2018

The beginning of a new year is the perfect time to re-organise your facility for the year ahead.

A planned maintenance programme will ensure that all your business’s assets are regularly checked throughout coming year, and any issues or potential problems are dealt with quickly. Here is how a planned maintenance programme will benefit your business.

Prevents Breakdowns

As your business is being checked regularly for problems, any potential issues can be spotted early and dealt with, before they turn into full blown breakdowns.

Saves Money

Reacting only when breakdowns occur, can be a very costly way of maintaining your facility. Breakdowns not only cost money to repair, but can cause your business to stop whilst the problem is fixed. This doesn’t only affect profit, but also creates a negative image of your business as unreliable and unprofessional.

By implementing a planned maintenance scheme, you will reduce your outgoing costs hugely. This will reduce unexpected breakdowns, and any issues that your maintenance checks come across will generally be a lot cheaper to fix than waiting until the equipment totally breaks down.

Increased Equipment Efficiency

Regular checks help to keep equipment running efficiently, as any issues can be dealt with quickly and smoothly. As a result, your business will benefit from reduced energy bills as your equipment will be running at optimal performance.

Improved Conditions

On the outside your equipment may seem to be running well, however, there could be underlying problems that are yet to surface. Without regular checks, these undetected issues can put your staff and customers at risk, by creating hazards and an unsafe work environment.

Greater Life Expectancy of Assets and Equipment

Whether it be office computers or huge factory machines, replacing these items can be incredibly expensive. By regularly checking your equipment, you are able to fix any problems, before they come worse, lessening the possibility of having to replace the entire machine.

Facilities maintenance companies such as MSL-LTD can offer planned maintenance programmes tailored to your business’s needs, so you can be sure that your entire facility is well looked after, month after month – what better way to start 2018?!

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