Communication Is Key When Contracting Mechanical Services

What does ASAP mean? Sure, everyone knows ASAP stands for “as soon as possible,” but what exactly does that mean when you’re unsure of the context? For example, if a mechanical contractor says, “We’ll start the job ASAP,” does that mean they’re going to drop everything and start working on it that very moment, or …
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How Mechanical Engineering Differs from Mechanical Contracting, Part One

Mechanical contractors and mechanical engineers often work together, but they are not the same thing. To help illustrate how each works together and separately, we thought we’d describe the qualities and responsibilities that form the career path and job of mechanical engineers. Much like a builder makes use of an architect, mechanical contractors often depend …
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Winterizing with TMS Mechanical Services: 3 Steps to Avoid Weather Worries

Old Man Winter’s chill is upon us, and hopefully you’ve put a plan in place to winterize your place of business. Even if you haven’t, fear not! The mechanical contracting experts at TMS are here to help before (and after) disaster strikes … and before (and after) you find yourself facing an emergency. Check out …
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TMS Solves a Mechanical Challenge—in Record Time!

Oftentimes clients need mechanical services fast. In one particular case, a client running a manufacturing plant asked TMS to complete two millwright jobs in a single weekend, the only time the plant would be closed and available for repairs. Although the mechanical contracting jobs were not complicated, we knew they would be very time-consuming. With …
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Trust — The Benchmark of a Successful Mechanical Services Partnership

Think about your past experiences partnering with a contractor. Have you ever been in need of services and tried to reach a business owner, only to be given the brush off? Unanswered voice mails, unreturned text messages, constantly checking an empty email inbox for days and weeks as you await a response … it can …
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Success with TMS: Appreciative Customers Continue to Warm Our Hearts

TMS has been in the mechanical services industry for a long, long time. We’ve seen just about every mechanical contracting job there is and met just about every challenge. Still, we never take our success for granted. And we love hearing back from our customers, especially when we’ve been able to step in at the …
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Need Mechanical Services in Your Back Pocket? Yes, and Here’s Why

It’s a fact. Sooner or later something will go wrong at your plant. Are you prepared for the downtime it will bring? Or eventually you’ll need to upgrade your facility to increase productivity. Do you want to redirect key personal from their day to day responsibilities to focus on a one time project? That decision …
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