Building Maintenance Tips to Keep Your Property Clean and Efficient

August 17, 2021 Published by Leave your thoughts

There are a ton of underappreciated building maintenance duties that property managers must tackle throughout the year. At Hydro Tech, we’re familiar with all of these tasks and are able to assist with many of them. This post will cover a few of the chores to keep an eye on this summer and teach you how we can help: Cleaning: Dirt and grime accumulation on a building looks horrible and can drastically reduce your property’s value. Additionally, a dirty facility can lead to lost revenue if unhappy tenants decide to move their operations elsewhere. The best way to clean your... View Article

How Aerial Lifts Can Be Used When Sprucing Up Your Home

August 3, 2021 Published by Leave your thoughts

Aerial lifts are typically seen as equipment used in construction projects, utility jobs or warehouses when workers need to access a high place. But these lifts are becoming increasingly popular for residential projects as well. Continue reading to learn how contractors can use aerial lifts to enhance your property’s curb appeal. Painting Instead of climbing up on ladders, more and more painting contractors are using scissor lifts, telescopic boom lifts and articulating boom lifts for painting projects. Because they can strap themselves to the equipment, aerial lifts allow painters to stay safer on the job. Smaller scissor lifts can even... View Article

6 Considerations When Painting Industrial Machinery

June 7, 2021 Published by Leave your thoughts

Painting always comes with challenges, but industrial painting is even harder and more important to get right. From preparing the surface properly to using the right kind of paint and letting it dry properly, there are several things to consider when painting industrial machinery. Here are six tips to help you out. Preparing the Surface The most important thing you can do no matter what you are painting is to prepare the surface properly. Paint needs a smooth, consistent surface to stick to, so anything else can compromise the quality of your paint job. As a matter of fact, it often... View Article

The Main Effects of Saltwater on Port Equipment & How to Protect it

April 9, 2021 Published by Leave your thoughts

Saltwater is far more corrosive to metal than freshwater. In fact, your entire port is constantly under attack by the destructive elements of saltwater. It permeates almost everything and will start deteriorating metals as soon as they make contact. Port equipment needs extra protection from the sea and elements to stop this aggressive corrosiveness. Any port equipment in the harbor is subjected to this corrosive effect. The main types of corrosion you’ll face are galvanic corrosion and electrolysis. These are the processes that make your port deteriorate and end up causing significant repair costs.  Galvanic corrosion comes from having different... View Article

3 Tips for Keeping Your Port Crane in Top Condition

March 12, 2021 Published by Leave your thoughts

Port cranes are key to keeping everything running smoothly at the port. What can happen if the crane breaks down? It’s going to cause several issues, not the least of which is a big hit to revenue. Customers are going to question the overall reliability of the port, which can have lasting, long-term effects. The best way to get around these problems is to keep your cranes properly maintained. Maintaining your port crane can be a challenging task. Sure, they need standard care like lubrication, but what else is going to keep them running in top condition? Here are some... View Article