How Vendors get a 03FAC Facility Maintenance or 51V Hardware Store MAS Contract with GSA

This information was developed to help potential vendors understand the process for getting a GSA Multiple Award Schedule (MAS) contract with the Facilities Maintenance and Hardware Acquisition Center (FMHAC). The documents provide background information on GSA's buying program, the 03FAC and 51V MAS, and an easy to follow, step-by-step procedure for applying for a GSA contract.

Schedule 03FAC covers the following services:

  • Facilities Maintenance and Management;
  • Elevator and Escalator Inspection/Maintenance;
  • Energy and Water Management Services;
  • Fire Alarm and Fire Suppression Systems Maintenance;
  • Grounds(including Cemetery) Maintenance;
  • Industrial, Aerospace, and Marine Painting;
  • Dockside Facilities Maintenance; and
  • Pest Control.

Schedule 51V covers the following products:

  • Commercial Coatings, Adhesives, and Sealants;
  • Hardware Store Products via a Catalog or Right Out of the Hardware Store;
  • Machinery and Equipment Rental;
  • Industrial Quality Hand Tools;
  • Lawn and Garden Equipment;
  • Office and Household Appliances; and
  • Woodworking and Metalworking Equipment and Machinery.

To view the products and services under each Schedule, please visit GSA eLibrary There you can find a complete listing of offerings on 03FAC and 51V MAS. The link for the actual solicitation is at the top of each page. The button is titled "Vendors Click here to view the current solicitation on FedBizOpps"

For more information about GSA MAS please visit Getting on Schedule.

GSA's small businesses programs are listed at How GSA Helps Small Businesses.

An additional resource is Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (PTACs) (a nongovernment website).

If you are a vendor who is considering submitting an offer, please review the information below. You can view and download all the documents via eOffer. All offers must be submitted electronically, using the eOffer system. For more information about completing an offer, please visit our 51 V Hardware SuperStore Vendor Information for MAS Contract page.

GSA has temporarily postponed the following Special Item Numbers (SINs) for Schedule 51V to new Multiple Award Schedules (MAS) offers for the next 24 months, effective with Refresh 16, dated January 13, 2014. At the end of the 24 months, GSA will evaluate and reassess the effectiveness of the program. The closing of the SINs supports the Federal Strategic Sourcing Initiative (FSSI) and the upcoming awards of BPA's for Maintenance, Repair and Operations (MRO).

  • 105-001, Hardware Store, Home Improvement Center, or MRO – Store Front;
  • 105-002, Hardware Store, Home Improvement Center, or MRO – Catalog;
  • 550-001, Tools, Powered;
  • 600-001, Tool Boxes, Tool Cabinets, Tool Chests, and Tool Holders;
  • 613-001, Tools, Nonpowered;
  • 834-100, Commercial Coatings, Adhesives, Sealants and Related Services; and
  • 834-500, Stains, Varnishes, Sealers, Shellacs, Lacquers and Related Services.
Last Reviewed 2015-12-07