• Cleaning up After Building Maintenance or Construction

    Jan 16, 2023

    maintaining cleanliness inclement weather

    Building maintenance or construction can seem like a huge undertaking. Seeing your building boarded up or walled off for construction and knowing that the completion of the project will mean a lot of cleaning and work will be needed to ...

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  • The Best Way to Clean Marble Floors

    Jan 09, 2023


    All businesses know the importance of a well-kept facility. The floors in your building can either accentuate the space or greatly diminish it, and very few flooring materials can match the beauty and luxurious look of marble. As an incredibly ...

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  • What You Don’t Know Could Hurt You – How a Cleaning Audit Can Improve Your Cleaning Program

    Jan 05, 2023

    clean standards

    All business owners know the importance of a clean and welcoming environment. While most businesses (hopefully all) have a cleaning program or routine in place, there are far fewer businesses that evaluate their cleaning regimen. Over time, it’s natural that ...

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  • Your Exterior Cleaning Plan

    Dec 15, 2022

     

    It’s vital to create an exterior cleaning plan that not only improves the look of your business, but also works to protect the entire facility from harmful conditions, such as pests, water infiltration, and mold. While many facility managers ...

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  • Hygienic Cleaning to Combat Cold and Flu

    Dec 12, 2022


    According to the CDC, last year’s flu season sickened nine million people – an amount that is greater than the population of New York City. Each cold experienced by a working adult results in an average of 8.7 hours of ...

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  • Foaming vs Liquid Hand Soap – A Cost Analysis

    Dec 07, 2022

    washing hands with liquid soap

    Soap is an important consideration that is necessary for all businesses. Choosing the type and style of soap for your facility’s bathrooms may seem like a wash, but it’s no small decision. Hand soap is one the biggest line items ...

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  • Mitigating Water Damage Post-Hurricane

    Nov 12, 2022

    clean standards

    Many businesses, as well as homes and public service buildings, got pummeled by Hurricane Ian. While Florida is no stranger to inclement weather, the most recent storm devastated a large path along the Gulf of Mexico and caused flooding across ...

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  • Cleaning KPIs

    Nov 08, 2022

    Quality Control

    KPIs, also known as Key Performance Indicators, are a series of metrics that can be assessed and improved upon. KPIs are used in many different industries and fields, including the cleaning industry. By using KPIs, we can establish a baseline ...

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  • Maintaining Your Tile Grout

    Nov 01, 2022

    steam cleaning

    We can’t live without grout lines; they’re on our floors, backsplashes, and counters everywhere we go. Over time, all grout develops stubborn stains that can seem impossible to get rid of. In a matter of weeks or months (depending on ...

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  • Post-Pandemic Recycling Challenges

    Oct 11, 2022


    At the start of the pandemic in the United States, there was a large spike in daily waste volumes combined with curtailed garbage collection and a cutback in recycling. While workplace waste production fell at the height of 2020 and ...

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  • Calculating Your Equipment ROI

    Oct 06, 2022

     

    Equipment ROI – How to calculate and maximize return on investment for your equipment.

    There comes a time for every business when a large purchase is needed. Regardless of the reason for your investment, you will need to know ...

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  • 4 Questions to Ask Yourself About Your Cleaning Program

    Oct 03, 2022

     

    Many of us like to think that our cleaning programs are fine the way they are. Or perhaps, we don’t really think about them much at all. In either case, your cleaning program is a vital component of your ...

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  • Selecting a Chemical Dilution System

    Sep 15, 2022

    sanitizing vs. disinfecting

    We all know that too much of anything is never a good idea, but many of us don’t apply the same rule when it comes to cleaning products. Especially in the case of cleaning chemicals, too strong of a concentrate ...

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  • Extending the Lifespan of Your Carpet

    Sep 13, 2022

    Especially in commercial spaces, proper maintenance has a huge impact on the lifespan and efficiency of your equipment. Everything, from your HVAC systems to your plumbing and floors needs to be inspected and cleaned regularly to ensure the greatest return ...

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  • Cleaning to Reduce Viral Pathogens

    Sep 08, 2022

    bacteria

    In the workplace, viruses can spread rapidly without the proper precautions. Not only can this cause labor shortages while workers are out sick, but this can also spread to customers and the outside community. It’s extremely important to have a ...

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  • Tips to Protect Your Business from Water Damage

    Aug 18, 2022

     

    Water damage can do more harm than almost anything else, especially when left untreated. Unfortunately, water damage is a year-round concern as it can come from burst pipes, sewer line backups, roof leaks, water heater breakdowns, and flooding from ...

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  • Floor Scrapers Guide

    Aug 16, 2022

     

    Floor scrapers are a great tool for removing items, buildup, and residue from your floors without damaging them. These easy-to-use tools are extremely common in warehouses and flooring installation, to remove debris from the floor prior to cleaning and ...

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  • Bright Idea: Upgrading and Replacing Light Bulbs

    Aug 11, 2022

    In this day and age, when it comes time to upgrade the lighting in your commercial space, chances are you’re getting rid of fluorescent bulbs. While fluorescent lighting is fairly efficient, there are several reasons why you would want to ...

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  • Must-Haves for a Sustainable Cleaning Program

    Jul 27, 2022

    color-coded cleaning products

    Must-Haves for a Sustainable Cleaning Program 

    More and more, sustainable cleaning programs are on the rise. With increased health and safety, cost savings, and environmental benefits as well, what’s not to love about sustainable cleaning? For many facility managers and ...

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  • Creating and Maintaining Slip-Free Floors

    Jul 26, 2022

    Mat Entrance w:matting

    Creating and Maintaining Slip-Free Floors 

    Slips, trips, and falls caused over 240,000 injuries requiring time away from work in 2018. This accounted for 27% of nonfatal occupational injuries and cost an average of $20,000 per incident, according to EHS ...

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