Marysville Invests in Brand New Gymnasium Bleachers For District

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When it comes to sports, the school district of Marysville invests well. For the past 20 years, Marysville City Schools has relied on Farnham Equipment Company (FEC) for bleacher service. Throughout that time frame, the existing bleachers in the High School gym displayed more and more signs of needing replacement and the school insisted on FEC’s Service Dept. Team…

COVID-19 Funding and How It Impacts K-12 Schools

The year 2020 brought unprecedented changes as the world encountered the COVID-19 pandemic, impacting countless lives, jobs and the state of the economy. As the world transitions back into a “new normal”, it is important to be educated about what sort of assistance is available to those in the K-12 sector. Naturally, the pandemic took a major toll on…

Revere High School

Project Name: Revere High School Owner: Revere Local Schools Architect: BSHM Architects CMR: ICON,LLC,  Scope: Provide and Install Telescopic Bleachers, Auditorium Seating and Athletic Equipment Completion Date: August 2020 After completing the new Bath Elementary school a couple years prior, Revere Local Schools was looking to build a new High School. They partnered with BSHM Architects and ICON, LLC…

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…

Basketball Season: Indoor Checklist

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It won’t be long until we’re moving indoors for Basketball Season, is your gym ready? Below are some of our featured telescopic bleacher and athletic equipment posts with maintenance and safety tips at the forefront. PREVENTATIVE MAINTENANCE: THE HOW-TO & WHY Given the right care, your telescopic bleachers will last generations, but it takes effort, care and knowledge on…

Mid-Season Check-In: Outdoor Bleachers

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With football season well underway, it’s time to check in for mid-season maintenance. Below are some of our featured outdoor seating posts with maintenance and safety tips at the forefront.

BUILDING SAFETY MONTH: EARTH WIND & FIRE & OUTDOOR BLEACHERS We talked previously about cleaning the bearing surface for your telescopic bleachers, but how often are you cleaning up under your outdoor bleachers?

TOP 5 PREVENTATIVE MAINTENANCE TIPS: OUTDOOR BLEACHERS Don't wait until you can see your face through your structural supports - add our Top 5 Preventative Maintenance Tips to your seasonal checklist!

WINTER SOLSTICE & WHAT IT HAS TO DO WITH OUTDOOR BLEACHERS The first official day of winter (December 21st!) brings with it new concerns for your outdoor bleachers come spring. With freezing temperatures comes expansion and contraction of your aluminum causing hardware to loosen…

OUTDOOR BLEACHER RENOVATIONS: WHERE TO START Where to start? With an inspection of course. If you haven’t had one within the last 12 months, get one scheduled and let them know this inspection has dual purpose: code compliance and renovation/upgrades options. Tell them what your initial renovation needs are and what you would like to do so they can be sure to give you everything you need. Be transparent about a turnaround time too – if you know you need to make renovations within the next three months, you don’t want to wait a month for your report….