Tampa-Based MaintenX Fills Need for Sandbags

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MaintenX International gives businesses full-service options for sandbag needs.

MaintenX has the equipment to help facility managers prepare for any storm.

When properly used, sandbags are an effective way to protect your property from heavy rain and floodwater.

Scientists are predicting above-average activity for the 2018 Hurricane Season. Business owners should begin to gather their storm preparedness supplies now, including flood prevention materials. MaintenX International knows the importance of preparation to weathering a major storm. They have invested over $1 million in emergency response assets to ensure their customers are prepared for any weather, whether it’s a small storm or major hurricane.

“Sandbags are a cost-effective way for facility managers to protect their facilities from suffering property damages when the waters rise,” explained Bill Schaphorst, Vice President of Business Development for MaintenX. “When properly used, sandbags are an effective way to protect your property from heavy rain and floodwater.”

Due to their compact size and relatively low weight, sandbags are easy to use. However, filling, transporting, stacking and securing sandbags is time consuming work. MaintenX’s sandbagging equipment can fill 1600 bags an hour, taking the stress off facility managers to create enough sandbags for protection.

“We’ve heavily invested in emergency preparation and response equipment because we want to be a one-stop provider for all our customers. We can prepare and install sandbags before a storm and will be there to remove them when the storm has passed” said Schaphorst.

Depending on the amount of space protected by sandbags, facility managers may need MaintenX professionals to install and remove a large number of sandbags. On average, 800 standard-sized sandbags are needed to create a 100 feet long barrier that is 1 foot high. Additionally, facility managers may not have the space or desire to store enough bags to protect their property at any given time. That’s when MaintenX full-service emergency response capabilities are critical.

For more information about MaintenX and the emergency services they provide, visit http://www.maintenx.com.

MaintenX International is a fully-licensed, facilities repair company. They are one of the largest national self-performing facility maintenance and repair companies in the U.S. MaintenX has created a network of knowledgeable and professional technicians throughout the country. With their team of well-trained technicians, MaintenX self-performs and manages facility maintenance for clients. In the event there is not a MaintenX technician in the area, the company has fostered a network of preferred vendor partners throughout the country to provide superior service for their clients. For more than 35 years, MaintenX has been expertly serving multi-location retail stores, restaurant chains, and Fortune 500 companies nationwide.

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