Billable and Maintenance Services - NIU - Facilities Management & Campus Services

Physical Plant


Maintenance and Billable Services

Typical Maintenance Services

  • Building air conditioning and heating repairs
  • Ceiling tile damage
  • Ceramic tile repairs in bathrooms
  • Door, lock, and handle repairs
  • Electrical power loss
  • Elevators, escalators, and chair lift repairs
  • Fire alarms
  • Floor tile damage
  • Graffiti
  • Loose hand rails
  • Masonry step and sidewalk safety hazards
  • Plumbing repairs including: toilet, faucet, sink, drinking fountain issues and leaks, etc.
  • Roof leaks
  • Security alarms
  • Trouble alarms
  • Window, glass and screen damage


Typical Billable Services

  • Bracket fabrication
  • Ceiling fan installation and repairs
  • Custom carpentry – fabricate shelving, countertops, cabinets etc.
  • Departmental eye-wash station installation
  • Departmental equipment repair
  • Departmental fume hood maintenance and repair
  • Departmental equipment repair or recharge (Ex: freezers, refrigerators, ice machines, etc.)
  • Desk partitions – Installation and hardware
  • Door cutting (when new carpet has been installed)
  • Electrical power related to Special Events
  • Estimates
  • Event signs and banners 
  • File cabinet locks and repairs
  • Furniture repair and assembly
  • Handicap accessible lock installation
  • Hang and install customer purchased blinds
  • Interior room signs
  • Installation for departmental equipment
  • Lab equipment
  • Lock core changes
  • Mirror installation
  • Mounting of shelving, whiteboards, bulletin boards, pictures and plaques
  • New window screen installation
  • Paint in departmental space including repair of drywall and plaster
  • Painting signs in departmental space
  • Proximity lock installation
  • Removal and capping of existing plumbing due to equipment removal
  • Replacement of doors
  • Safe combination lock changes
  • Security system installation and changing of codes
  • Special projects
  • Upgrade power installation for departmental equipment
  • Upgrade power installation for departmental space
  • Welding