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Chargeback Information

​Work that is charged back:

  • Recurring painting due to abuse/misuse
  • Custom painting of art galleries and exhibit spaces
  • Furniture assembly (furniture should be ordered assembled if possible)
  • Cleaning after non-DePaul special events and activities
  • Cleaning above and beyond, or more frequently than building standards
  • Data and telephone port installations (charged back through Networks and Telecommunications)
  • Document destruction services
  • Moving items between campuses or items to off campus locations
  • Lighting upgrades
  • Replacing light bulbs, filters, etc. for laboratory/kitchen equipment
  • Demolition or installation of built-in fixtures and equipment
  • Lock changes or hardware upgrades
  • Large key orders
  • Installing artwork, displays, and exhibits
  • Standby personnel for special events
  • Refurbishing office furniture
  • Carpet replacement (if required before area is scheduled for new carpet)
  • Additional carpet cleaning above building standard
  • Dumpsters to accommodate large-scale rubbish removals
  • Minor construction activities (i.e. new doors, partitions, etc.)
  • Upgraded or additional electrical services for new equipment

Work that is not charged back:

  • ​Painting offices and common areas no more than once per year as requested
  • Repairing minor holes, scuff marks, etc., in offices and common areas
  • Repair of hearing and cooling equipment
  • Repair of all bathroom and plumbing fixtures
  • Repair and maintenance of all overhead lighting
  • Standard cleaning of all offices and common areas
  • Typical rubbish removal
  • Landscape maintenance
  • Snow removal
  • Repair of all doors, locks, and windows
  • Replacement of broken or worn keys
  • Maintenance and repair of all classroom furniture
  • Maintenance and repair of all student lounge furniture
  • Elevator, escalator, and wheelchair lift repair
  • Grease trap maintenance
  • Maintenance and repair of all alarm and life safety systems
  • Maintenance and repair of all building facades
  • Maintenance and repair of all roofs
  • Maintenance and repair of all parking areas
  • Flooring repairs and maintenance
  • Maintenance and repair of all electrical infrastructure
  • Basic special event setups for DePaul University groups
  • Window blind cleaning
  • Pest control services
  • Restroom supplies
  • Maintenance of all fire suppression equipment (i.e. Ansell systems, extinguishers, etc.)
  • Heating and cooling during normal building hours
  • Electricity
  • Hot and cold water, and sewer
  • Laboratory compressed air and natural gas
  • Emergency response
  • Moving of office and equipment on the same campus

​Work that is not performed by Facility Operations:

  • ​Spray on paints and coatings
  • Custom painting of offices and common areas
  • Appliance repair
  • Laboratory equipment repair
  • Repairs to private property (i.e. desk lamps, personal chairs, etc.)
  • Repairs to vendor owned equipment (i.e. vending machines, water cooler stands, copiers. etc.)