Properly maintaining your company’s electronics helps to ensure that the job gets done correctly and efficiently, all while getting your money’s worth.
There are several practices your company can use to make sure your business’s industrial electronics stay up to date, up to code, and working efficiently. Below are five tips for keeping up with electronics maintenance:
1. Implement Preventive Measures
Be sure to access your company’s electronic library and decide what preventative measures need to be taken to protect each device. For example, does your company use many iPads? Consider investing in industrial-strength cases to prevent damage on the job site.
There are several different types of electronics and many solutions on the market to keep them safe, so be sure to check out what’s best for your company. It could end up saving lots of time and money in the long run.
2. Perform Software Updates
For electronics that require software, checking for updates regularly ensures that they continue working properly and can prevent security issues. Stay up to date with the manufacturer for the latest upgrades and updates – they may even offer an email list that provides information every time an update is released.
3. Set Up a Routine
So many of us live by Google calendars these days – and there’s a reason for that. They give us the reminders that we need and keep us on track for work, events, and more. Whatever platform your organization uses to schedule meetings can also be used to schedule regular maintenance, whether that means bringing a contractor in or having your in-house IT department handle it.
This routine can help you catch issues earlier, reducing costs and preventing potentially dangerous mishaps.
4. Clean All Devices
Before cleaning, be sure to unplug all electrical devices to avoid harm. Once safety precautions have been taken, it is essential to clean all electronics thoroughly. For example, does your business use machines daily? If so, consider cleaning all aspects of the device with the proper tools and using products to lubricate the moving parts to keep them running smoothly.
5. Store Properly
When employees or customers are done using electronics at the end of the day, they must be appropriately stored to increase longevity. Consider sorting all devices and tools by size or use and ensuring that each is still protected from harm. This keeps them safe and promotes positive organizational habits, which result in easy access in times of need.
Rotationally molded hard cases can be a good way to both store and ship electronics while keeping them safe Also, be sure that all electronics are stored in a cool, dry area, out of direct sunlight.
ACS Industrial Services, Inc. has been providing fast and reliable electronic repair services for virtually all types of commercial and industrial equipment since 1999—well over 26,000 repairs completed!
In addition to expert repairs, preventive maintenance is completed at the time of service, allowing ACS to offer a comprehensive 2 Year Warranty on your entire unit. We stand behind our work! We want our customers to feel confident their repaired items will go back into service as soon as they get them back.