Sending in Maintenance Tips

If you have a tip for our Maintenance Tips section, please email it to We can't use every tip, but if we decide to post yours, we'll pay you $25 and give you full credit for the suggestion (unless you'd rather have your tip posted anonymously).

We're also looking for interesting anecdotes related to maintenance or CMMS usage—tales from the trenches, horror stories, and so on. Naturally, we'll change the names (and maybe a few other details) to protect the innocent, the guilty, and everyone else involved.