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UMS Wins City of Casey’s Sportsground Contract

On 3rd July 2018, UMS won the City of Casey’s sportsground contract. This marked a huge achievement for UMS because for the first time the Council had awarded the contract for all the zones. Previously, the contract was split between two providers. Since our commencement, UMS has received positive feedback from our client and Berwick Football Club on the presentation …

With Great Services Come Great Satisfaction

It is well-known that Urban Maintenance Systems (UMS) had a great long-standing relationship with Western Sydney Parklands Trust (WSPT). WSPT Senior Programs Officer, Mr Kapocius, thank our team for providing great ongoing Landscape and Facilities Maintenance Services to the Parklands. He said: “please pass onto your teams our thanks for their great service to help …

Why Should You Outsource Your Facility Maintenance?

Many managers may face the problem of choosing between outsourcing a Facility Maintenance (FM) provider or using in-house staff. But, when industry experts and academics were asked which one was the better choice – both agreed that outsourcing to a FM provider was the best decision in the long-run. Facilities Management is a field that …

Why Should You Care About Building Maintenance?

Routine commercial cleaning and maintenance are more than just an appearance, it is about making sure your commercial property is well-maintained, in working order and is free from unsightly and dangerous damage. It is about fixing the problem at an early detection stage rather than leaving it until it is at a point of no …

UMS Wins Western Sydney and Parramatta Park Trust Contracts

Urban Maintenance Systems (UMS) announces our recent successful contract renewals with Western Sydney Parklands Trust and Parramatta Park Trust. This will be UMS’ second consecutive term and third consecutive term at both Trusts, respectively. Western Sydney Parklands Trust is Australia’s largest urban park. For the last 50 years, it has provided well-maintained facilities and open …

Temporary Fencing to the Rescue

UMS has had to deal with our fair share of hard climate conditions and winds, on projects, over the years. So, we understand the impact the elements have on temporary fencing. At UMS, we take into consideration all the conditions on site. Including the average wind velocity of the area. For high wind areas like …

How to Maintain Your Facility’s Exterior?

A successful business will not only focus on its customers but also on its building’s appearance. It is crucial to know how to maintain your facility’s exterior in order to avoid costly maintenance. Regular exterior maintenance will extend the lifetime of your paint job and make a lasting impression. There are a number of factors …

Retail maintenance… The walls are speaking to you!

Have you ever looked at a store and instinctively decided it wasn’t for you (even before stepping foot inside)? The simple reason for this is, subconsciously the walls are speaking to you! And in this case, it’s not in a good way. According to an omnibus survey of 1,000 consumers, by Morpace, 95% said that …

UMS Completed Installing Specially Designed Gates at the Save-A-Dog Shelter

Recently Urban Maintenance Systems (UMS) completed installing specially designed and tailored stainless-steel gates at the Save-A-Dog shelter. This was an incredibly rewarding project to work on. The Save-A-Dog Scheme is a Malvern, Victoria, community-based non-for-profit animal welfare organisation. They save and re-home hundreds of dogs and cats every year and are also a leader of the …

How to tell if you are paying too much for your planned maintenance?

Have you ever wondered how to check if you are getting slugged with extra hidden costs? Well, we have the right checklist for your planned maintenance! And the ‘extra’ bonus… it’s free! At Urban Maintenance Systems (UMS) we are all about transparency and giving our clients value for money. Our budget checklist allows you to …