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MaintainX Help Center

Welcome to the MaintainX help center. You'll find overviews of MaintainX features, explainers for important concepts, and step by step instructions.

We're building this help center as a working reference to answer your questions about how to use MaintainX, and help you troubleshoot common problems. If you're new to MaintainX, it's also a handy learning resource.


This help center is in Beta. We're working hard to provide coverage across the entire MaintainX product, and adding new articles all the time.

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About MaintainX

MaintainX is a cloud-based computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) for web (desktop) and mobile. It helps organizations centralize maintenance data, communication, and workflows.

Use it to:

  • Set up preventive maintenance schedules and manage reactive maintenance.
  • Create, assign, and monitor work orders and work requests.
  • Trigger work orders automatically based on meter readings and Internet of Things (IoT) data.
  • Monitor equipment health, and make data-driven decisions about repairs and replacement.
  • Monitor your parts inventory, and get alerts when stocks run low.
  • Create digital checklists for technicians, procedure scoring, and automated corrective actions.
  • Get out-of-the-box and custom dashboards of reports about equipment health, PM compliance, maintenance costs, etc.
  • And more.