BUILDING MAINTENANCE COST

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TABLE OF CONTENTS


TABLE OF CONTENTS 2

LIST OF FIGURES 5

CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION 6

1.1 BACKGROUND 6

1.2 BUILDING MAINTENANCE OVERVIEW 7

1.3 OBJECTIVES OF THE RESEARCH 10

1.4 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 10

1.5 LITERATURE REVIEW 11

CHAPTER TWO: BUILDING MAINTENANCE COST CONCEPT 14

2.1 CLASSIFYING MAINTENANCE COST 14

2.2 CONTROLLING MAINTENANCE COST 18

2.3 DECISION INCURRING MAINTENANCE EXPENDITURE 21

2.4 INEFFECTIVE MAINTENANCE COST 24

2.5 FORMS OF MAINTENANCE CONTRACTS 25

2.6 RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN DESIGN AND BUILDING MAINTENANCE 28

2.7 RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN CONSTRUCTION AND BUILDING MAINTENANCE 30

CHAPTER THREE: BUILDING MAINTENANCE COST’S FACTORS 31

3.1 ENGINEERING SERVICES 31

3.1.1 Design Complexity 31

3.1.2 Faulty Design 32

3.1.3 Low Concern to Future Maintenance 32

3.1.4 Life Cycle Cost Techniques (LCC) 33

3.1.5 Poor Quality Control 34

3.1.6 Unfamiliarity with Maintenance Methods 34

3.1.7 Unfamiliarity with Local Conditions 35

3.1.8 Unfamiliarity with Site Conditions 35

3.1.9 Failure to Identify the True Cause of Defect 35

3.2 LABORS 36

3.2.1 Unavailability of Skilled Labors 36

3.2.2 Defects and faulty workmanship in the initial construction 36

3.2.3 Unfamiliarity of the Foreign Labors to Culture 36

3.2.4 Uneducated Labors 37

3.3 BUILDING MATERIALS 38

3.3.1 Materials Selection Does Not Comply with Client’s Activities 38

3.3.2 Ignorance about the Basic Physical and Chemical Properties of Materials 38

3.3.3 Usage of Cheaper/ Sub- Standard Materials 39

3.3.4 Usage of New Materials with little behavior’s information 39

3.3.5 Fluctuation of Materials Prices 39

3.4 ENVIRONMENTS 40

3.4.1 Hard Climate Condition 40

3.4.2 Unqualified Maintenance Contractors 40

3.4.3 Unavailability of Maintenance Contractors 40

3.4.4 Lack of Local Productivity Standard and Specification 41

3.4.5 Aging of the Building 42

3.5 MANAGEMENT AND ADMINISTRATION 42

3.5.1 Poor Management of Maintenance Group 42

3.5.2 Lack of Building Maintenance Manuals 42

3.5.3 Lack of Communications between Maintenance Contractors and Clients 43

3.5.4 Not Using Building after Completion 43

3.6 BUDGET AND FINANCE 44

3.6.1 Poor Financial Support for Maintenance Work 44

3.6.2 Poor Financial Control on Site 44

3.7 BUILDING USERS BEHAVIORS 45

3.7.1 User Does Not Understand Importance of Maintenance Work 45

3.7.2 Misuse of Building after Completion of the Construction 45

3.7.3 Not Using Preventive Maintenance 45

3.7.4 Wrong Behaviors of Occupants 46

3.7.5 The Tendency to Execute Work Only When It Becomes As Matter of Urgency 46

CHAPTER FOUR: BUILDING MAINTENANCE MANAGEMENT 47

4.1 INTRODUCTION 47

4.2 BUILDING MAINTENANCE MANAGEMENT 48

4.2.1 Corrective maintenance 48

4.2.2 Preventive maintenance 49

4.2.3 Condition-based maintenance 51

4.3 A NEW APPROACH TO MAINTENANCE MANAGEMENT 52

4.4 THE MAINTENANCE MANAGEMENT DECISION DIAGRAM 53

4.4.1 Significant items 54

4.4.2 Utility significant item 55

4.4.3 Non-significant items 56

4.5 SELECTION OF BUILDING MAINTENANCE STRATEGY 56

4.5.1 Corrective maintenance 56

4.5.2 Preventive maintenance 57

4.5.3 Condition-based maintenance 57

4.6 SUMMARY 60

CHAPTER FIVE: SUMMARY AND CONCLUSION 61

REFERENCES 64

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Consults, E. (2022). BUILDING MAINTENANCE COST. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/building-maintenance-cost

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