How Often? The Age-Old Question For Athletic Equipment Inspections

The age-old question when it comes to athletic equipment inspections is “how often should I have inspections performed?” In continuation with our preventative maintenance series, Farnham Equipment Company aims to give some direction on answering this question. When it comes to athletic equipment inspections, there is no hard and fast rule or specifically-mandated code within the state of Ohio…

Know Your Basketball Backstops

_Farnham Equipment Company is committed to providing education and knowledge about your basketball backstops. As a part of our Preventative Maintenance Series, Director of Service Operations Rocky Baker chose to point out the several areas the compose your basketball backstop. Last year, Farnham Equipment Company (FEC) unveiled a new preventative maintenance series focused on telescopic bleachers. It was our goal…

Bleacher Maintenance: Bleacher Breakers

Preventative Bleacher Maintenance: Bleacher Breakers This portion of our Gym Safety Session videos is concerned about Bleacher Breakers, which are an important part of the telescopic bleacher system. This short video shows where they are located and how they can shut off the power to the bleacher. This can assist with diagnosing any issues a facility might have with the motors….

Bleacher Maintenance: Limit Switches

Preventative Bleacher Maintenance: Limit Switches This portion of our Gym Safety Session videos is concerned about Limit Switches, which are critical to preventative maintenance of your telescopic bleacher. This short video explains where they are located, how they can shut off the bleacher in the open position, thus preventing wear marks on your gymnasium floors and exhausting the drive wheels. This…

Bleacher Maintenance: The Importance of Row Locks

Preventative Bleacher Maintenance: The Importance of Row Locks This portion of our Gym Safety Session videos is concerned about Row Locks, which are critical in the operation of your telescopic bleacher. This short video explains where they are located and what your operations team needs to know about them. With COVID-19 hampering school funding and causing attendance to be…

Bleacher Maintenance: Flex-Row Seating

Our third video in our Bleacher Maintenance Series. Flex-Row Seating is a key addition to any existing bleacher. Through Hussey Seating Company, flex-row seating offers flexibility to accomadate ADA Seating by retractable portions of your bleacher. In the video below, Farnham Equipment Company’s Director of Service Rocky Baker discusses the benefits of this application for your gymnasium. This is…

Bleacher Maintenance: Front Step Safety Precautions

  Our Bleacher Maintenance Video Series Continues. In response to COVID-19, Farnham Equipment Company created educational videos for ongoing bleacher maintenance. Our virtual Gym Safety Sessions videos are designed for educational staff that oversee facilities and maintenance in school gymnasiums. We hope these short videos are helpful and informative. With over 60 years of experience in the K-12 landscape,…

Bleacher Maintenance: (Virtual) Gym Safety Sessions

Providing Bleacher Maintenance To Your Facilities COVID-19 created large-sweeping changes for our world. On a smaller scale, K-12 schools were faced with budgetary cuts and remote learning. With so many schools remote, bleacher maintenancewas the least of people’s worries. Farnham Equipment Company has been in business since 1956. We are committed to giving outstanding maintenance and service towards your bleachers, athletic…