Category: Facilities Maintenance

102020

This year we have partnered with Hantho Outdoor Services as one of our snow removal vendors.  They are leading the industry with cutting edge technology and exceptional customer service.  When we recently spoke with Charles Gossip (owner) and Michael Vollmers (account manager) about building relationships and ways of partnering together to meet our clients’ needs, […]

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132020

At Gaughan, we prioritize in empowering our employees through educational opportunities for their personal and professional growth, which results in our company being able to better serve our customers.  Recently, Rozeanna Berg our Director of Commercial Accounts & Facility Services attended a week long ASM track consisting of Financial Analysis courses, where you learn about […]

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232019

While every provider has slightly different rules when it comes to snow removal, here are a few general guidelines to keep in mind during the winter season: Trigger Depth:  Each association will decide their trigger depth for when the provider will begin services but on average, trigger depth is 1.5” to 2”.  Open-Ups: An open-up […]

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152019

This past Thursday, our Senior Community Manager, Kari Ross, attended the Community Associations Institute (CAI-MN) education session “WHAT TO DO BEFORE WINTER STRIKES!” The session focused on ways for community managers and homeowners to prepare for Minnesota’s frigid winter season and presented tips to prevent and deal with pipes freezing. PREVENTION TIPS FROM ALL WAYS […]

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122018

Gaughan Companies Annual Team Building Event

Every year, Gaughan Companies hosts an annual team building event for all of its employees. This year, we took a day during the week to go to Big Thrill Factory in Oakdale with the whole company. After an address from the company president, Patrick Gaughan, the attendees ate lunch and gathered into smaller groups in […]

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062018

Dunwoody Career Fair - Gaughan Companies

This week, our team hosted a booth at the Dunwoody College of Technology Construction Sciences Career Fair. We were able to meet students from many different majors and converse with college faculty and staff. We enjoy attending the Dunwoody Career Fair ever year. Hearing about the students’ future goals is so exciting! We are proud of […]

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122018

Winter Water Leaks blog post by Gaughan Companies

Do you have a water leak in your home? Is water dripping from your light fixtures or smoke detectors? If it is, one reason for this can be condensation. As warm, moist air from inside the home rises up and comes in contact with a cold surface (like the underside of the roof deck), the […]

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292017

Homeowner Hints: Humidity at Home in Subzero Temps

When the temperature outside is less then 10 degrees, run the bathroom vents during a shower or bath, and leave it run for 10 minutes afterwards. This will keep the warm, moist air from freezing onto the inside of the vent. Also, recommended humidity levels in a home during the winter should be 35 to […]

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202017

Gaughan Companies provides the steps you can take to avoid a fall.

Even with contracted snow removal service, we still experience freeze/thaw cycles that can wreak havoc on our sidewalks and driveways. But there are steps you can take to avoid a fall. 1) Walk slowly and carefully. 2) Ever heard of the Minnesota shuffle? Take small steps. 3) Keep both hands free to allow for better […]

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252017

Spring Cleaning

Spring is finally here! Here are a few reminders that might be helpful in your spring cleaning. Pull out the refrigerator, clean up the back, and vacuum under to remove any dust and food particles that have accumulated. If you have an older fridge, be careful around any uncovered coils in the back or beneath! […]

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