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Improve Your Properties Appearance with High-Pressure Cleaning

When most people think of high-pressure cleaning they think of water blasting dirt and grime off walls. But there is more to it than meets the eye. High-pressure cleaning does more than just removing dust, mould, grease, grime, and pollution. It can actually increase your profits by improving the appearance of your building and making …

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

Recently 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 no-kill movement (since …

20 Years with UMS

Most of us can remember receiving our 1, 3 or 5 years of service award at an organisation. But, last week we celebrated a very special milestone as Greg Spiers celebrated 20 years with UMS! The service award was presented by Urban Maintenance Systems‘ Chief Executive Officer Patrick Flannigan. Greg Spiers’ 20 Years Service Award was …

Victoria Garden Sunken Oval

Victoria Garden sunken oval has been an important part of the fabric of Melbourne and Council recognises this. The City of Stonnington commenced development works with UMS to improve the turf and enhance irrigation. Works include the installation of a new irrigation system on the sunken oval. New lawn throughout the park, re-levelling and re-turfing …

Ready, Set, MOW!

UMS took delivery of eight John Deere 1580 Out-front Mowers for use throughout the Toru region. Three were rear discharge decks and five were side discharge decks. “These mowers outperform most other machines in their class. They’ll be a great asset in helping UMS meet the standard Auckland Council looks for.” Said Will Maber, UMS’ …

UMS Henderson Depot Opening

UMS is proud to announce the official opening of its 1000 square metre Henderson depot! The new depot and staff it accommodates allows UMS to offer an expanded range of facility maintenance services. UMS celebrated its opening with 130 staff and guests. Including key people from Auckland Council and members of the Henderson-Massey, Waitakere Ranges …

DSA Employer of the Year Award 2017

The UMS Graffiti removal contract in Sydney employs 38 full time and casual staff. Working in different AM and PM shifts seven days a week, 365 days of the year. A large part of the Contract Manager’s role is to maintain staffing levels. This is to ensure the successful delivery of the contract. The ongoing …

UMS (NZ) takes on a challenging but incredibly rewarding path

This year UMS decided to take on a challenging but incredibly rewarding path. UMS teamed up with the Ministry of Social Development. For anyone unfamiliar with the Ministry of Social Development, they are all about helping to build successful individuals. In turn building strong, healthy families and communities. Their job is far from easy as …

Improve your Properties Appearance with High Pressure Cleaning

When most people think of high pressure cleaning they think of water blasting dirt and grime off walls. But there is more to it than meets the eye. High pressure cleaning does more than just removing dust, mould, grease, grime, and pollution. It can actually increase your profits by improving the appearance of your building …

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 …