Most small-business owners understand the importance of building maintenance, but few can spare the time and energy required to focus on it.
Effective planning ensures a company remains operational and guards against the loss of business because of property disrepair and inconvenient closures.
"Look for an opportunity where you can build a contract, or you could set up a regular routine schedule," she adds.
"That would mean you are a reliable piece of business for them, and they’re going to be more willing to work with you than if you’re just calling them out of the phonebook for a one-time service call." The ability to develop a long-term relationship with a dependable service provider gives entrepreneurs peace of mind and allows them to concentrate on the more pressing aspects of running a small business.
That way, they can avoid catastrophic failures to their most precious equipment and make sure the business survives by keeping its doors open to potential customers.