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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 …

Aged-care grounds can affect the overall mood of visitors and increase stay time

Australia is being transformed by an ageing population of 5.5 million people born between 1946 and 1965 are now aged in their 50’s and 60’s – that is over 800 baby boomers turning 50 each day. But what does this mean for the aged-care facilities? As our baby boomers are becoming the largest consumers of …

UMS Wins Prestige PTV Contract

Urban Maintenance Systems (UMS) wins prestige Public Transport Victoria Bus Stop Maintenance contract covering almost 25,000 bus stops, right across Victoria inclusive of the construction of up to 100 indented bays per year. With over 21 years of maintenance experience in public infrastructure, UMS is well placed to provide comfort to PTV over the next …

Maintenance Steps to Keep False Fire Alarms at Bay

Incidences of false fire alarms are a bugbear for facility managers, with several states enforcing fines for them. Building owners and managers are being urged to take a closer look at their fire safety maintenance schedules in a bid to address a rising number of false fire alarms. The number of false fire alarms each year …