Preventative Maintenance Service in Edmonton, Alberta

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What is preventive maintenance, & how does it cut unplanned downtime?

Preventive maintenance, also called PM, keeps equipment in top condition through regular machinery checkups and maintenance tasks. These services may be scheduled according to a calendar or based on equipment operating time. The process typically involve inspection, cleaning and oil and filter changes. A preventive maintenance program can reduce unplanned downtime by providing a framework to identify and address any needed repairs.

Why do you need a preventive maintenance plan?

Preventive maintenance is the practice of performing scheduled maintenance on critical components and systems to prevent failure and ensure continuous operation. Without a maintenance plan, unexpected failures can occur and machines can stop with little or no warning, disrupting production. 

A well-run maintenance program includes a schedule, a list of tasks and a plan to deal with each problem as it occurs. A well-run maintenance program also requires that technicians adhere to the plan, follow the schedule and report problems as they arise. Facilities with a preventive maintenance program may not be seeing expected benefits because the plan is not comprehensive enough or technicians do not follow the schedule.

Remember that regular oil and filter changes are good, but they won’t detect — or prevent — bigger issues.

Benefits of a preventive maintenance plans

An effective preventive maintenance plan extends mean-time-between-failures (MTBF), raises overall equipment effectiveness (OEE), increases capacity and allows production to meet its schedules. There’s less need for overtime, costs are controlled and stress levels are lowered. Morale improves when people can focus on business needs rather than fighting fires. Almost every operation has tried to implement a preventive maintenance program. The challenge is in making it stick.

Fireweed Heavy Truck & Equipment Repairs Are PM Service Pros

Have you heard the saying, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure,” because it’s probably the most relevant quote in the world when it comes to preventative maintenance.

We help you get the most out of your preventative maintenance program by reviewing what you are doing and by leveraging the data to identify the changes necessary for increased uptime and OEE. Our skilled technicians will implement your plan and deliver measurable results. While delivering plans, we also go “beyond the numbers” and ensure that the program will work for you and your specific needs.

We offer preventive maintenance programs (PMPs) and services that are custom-designed to suit your business. We carefully review and analyze your current PMP and use the data to develop a new PMP that will improve your equipment reliability, reduce unscheduled downtime, and lower your operating costs. We also go “beyond the numbers” and offer expert advice on how to get the most out of your PMP.

Overall, we understand preventive maintenance is a challenge, and our preventive maintenance services will provide you with the leadership and expertise to succeed.

Need Help Improving Uptime & Efficiency?

Contact us to discuss a preventive maintenance plan that will help your business run better.


Reviews

Customer Reviews From Edmonton Locals & Over the Road Truckers

We pride ourselves in providing quality workmanship and service with a smile. Read our customer's reviews and experiences.

Highly recommended, Cheryl and other staff are very professional. I brought my truck to them because it has less power, they will carefully check and diagnose the problem and find a solution. I’m very happy and satisfied customer, reasonable price no extra charges, straight to the point and the owner Keith will talk to you personally and will give you some tips about your truck. Absolutely perfect!!

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Local Business
2 weeks ago

I have a 5 ton truck, a few weeks ago I had a malfunction and decided to go to this mechanic shop for a check and quote. The staff were charming and professional, discovered the problem quickly and gaved me a reasonable price unlike the other shops I was in. They gave me lovely service, honored me with coffee and Netflix until they fixed my truck. I definitely appreciate your work and will come again! highly recommend!

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Mike SV
2 months ago

After a long search for a reliable and professional place we came to this amazing mechanic shop.
Absolutely charming people, professional, reliable and I definitely recommend them! They have reasonable prices, they do the job properly! Other than that they gave us an excellent attitude and a very quick response! Really appreciate you guys!! Thank you soo much, if there was more them 5 stars you definitely deserve it!!

D
2 months ago

Top Notch Crew. Keith and the crew, are very knowledge, friendly and mostly there when you need them most. Get you the road as quick as possible.

R
2 months ago

One of the greatest Heavy Truck repair facilities I have the pleasure of working with. The entire staff are great to work with and are very professional when visiting customer sites. Great work for a great price. Highly recommend Fireweed Heavy Truck & Equipment Repairs for all your maintenance needs.

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3 months ago

Great guy. Came to fix my ramp on my reefer trailer and didn't waste any time. Thank you so much.

J
6 months ago

I have called Fireweed quite a few times for repairs on the road and each and every time I have had a positive experience! They are always ready, willing and able to help me out! Great service and great employees! Extremely courteous and knowledgeable! It doesn't get any better than that in my books! Thank you Fireweed for all your help and great service! You always go out of your way to help your customers and that is a major plus when you need to keep your freight rolling! Great service!

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Kelly Hall
1 year ago

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