• How to Please the Customer: Janitorial Customer Services Tips for Your Staff

    Apr 04, 2020

    While many people believe the staff is invisible to customers, they most likely will run into a few of your cleaning staff throughout the day, especially in the hospitality industry. Employees, no matter their role while the company, are one ...

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  • Poison Prevention: Having Your Employees Working with Toxic Chemicals Safely

    Mar 26, 2020

    Did you know that harmful chemical exposure leads to long-term health issues, not only for the employee that was exposed but to their family members and friends? These health risks could range from rashes to respiratory problems. 

    According to ...

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  • Cleaning and Maintenance of Public Restrooms: Are Your Restrooms Clean?

    Mar 19, 2020


    Properly cleaning public restrooms can become a chore, especially if your business becomes increasingly busy. Sometimes, it’s put off until the very end, which can lead to dirty bathrooms and ultimately, a loss of customers. 

    At Lawton Brothers, ...

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  • Smart Cleaning: Effectively Cleaning Your Building & Reducing Customer Friction

    Mar 17, 2020

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    As a key person in the decision-making process at your company, have you ever discussed the issues your cleaning crew was having with its cleaning supply option? If you haven’t, you may be interested to know that they may be ...

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  • The Dirtiest Places in Your Office: Effective Cleaning Habits for 2020

    Mar 05, 2020

    We’ve all heard that the dirtiest place in the office is the keyboard or the bathroom door handle, but what are some other places in the office that the cleaning staff might be overlooking? 

    Our team put together our ...

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  • OSHA Chemical Product Concerns for the Cleaning Industry and Why They Are Important

    Feb 27, 2020


    As a business, you want to make sure that your facility provides a clean and exceptional experience to your visitors. To provide this experience, you may have a cleaning staff who works throughout the day on continual building maintenance, ...

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  • Is Store Cleanliness Important to Drawing in Customers?

    Feb 26, 2020


    We’ve all been to a store that has looked like it could use a good cleaning, right? And, we typically, don’t want to buy anything from the store or stay for a long period of time for that reason. ...

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  • Tork® Products: Eco-Verified Paper Products That Are Biodegradable

    Jan 30, 2020

    Before making decisions on buying new equipment or changing who you source your healthcare facility’s food from, you make sure to have a certified individual’s opinion on both matters. So, why shouldn’t you go to someone you trust for your ...

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  • Hand Dryer Hygiene - Is it Working for You or Against You?

    Jan 28, 2020


    There are multiple ways to dry one’s hands; from paper towels and cloth towels to warm and cold air hand dryers. One method of drying hands interests us the most; hand dryers. You see every business using them and ...

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  • Benefits of Floor Matting in the Healthcare Industry

    Jan 23, 2020


    Lack of floormats or floormats that are in a state of disrepair can contribute to rising worker compensation claims due to workplace accidents, along with an increase in worker fatigue. As a company, it can be hard to know ...

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  • Myths About Commercial Carpet Cleaning

    Dec 27, 2019


    What You Need to Know About Hiring a Commercial Carpet Cleaning Service  

    Utilizing the wrong cleaning products or cleaning equipment on your carpet floors can lead to costly repairs, unnecessary maintenance on your carpets, risk of closing your ...

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  • HYscent Air Freshener System Vs The Other Guys

    Dec 19, 2019

    Have you been looking for a commercial air freshener that doesn’t spray, mist or use liquid? HYscent could be the perfect fit for healthcare or educational facilities, apartment complexes, hotels or more. How does the HYscent air freshener system compare ...

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  • Handwashing Awareness: The Importance of Handwashing in Healthcare Settings

    Dec 10, 2019

    According to the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), nearly 1.7 million hospital patients get healthcare-associated infections (HCAIs) ; 99,000 of those die due to HCAIs. What could your healthcare facility and its employees be doing to ...

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  • A Dry Extraction Carpet Cleaning System for Commercial Spaces

    Nov 26, 2019

    If you own a business, you understand the concern over floors that have just been cleaned--they can’t dry fast enough. Not only is this issue a liability in the event an individual would slip and fall, but it can also ...

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  • Cleaning Products that Reduce the Risk of Hepatitis A Contamination

    Nov 20, 2019


    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hepatitis A is an inflammation of the liver due to significant alcohol use, medications, medical conditions and a virus. In 2016, there were a reported 2,007 cases of Hepatitis A ...

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  • 10 Questions to Ask a Janitorial Supply Company

    Nov 14, 2019


    As a business owner, it's understandable that you would want to vet  any janitorial product supply companies before placing an order with them. That's why at Lawton Brothers, we want to answer any and all of your questions. Our ...

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  • How to Improve Healthcare Quality Scores

    Oct 22, 2019


    Do your patients rank cleanliness as one of their top values in healthcare quality? 

    Healthcare quality means that a healthcare facility can provide care that a patient needs, at the time they need it, safely and effectively. October ...

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  • Is There a Correlation Between Hospital Cleanliness and Healthcare-Associated Infections?

    Oct 17, 2019

    Did you know that healthcare-associated infections (HAIs), can account for 1.7 million infections and 99,000 deaths each year?
    When a patient enters your healthcare facility for medical services, they are immediately put at risk for contracting healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) through ...

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  • Understanding Cleaning Quality: Keep Hospitals Clean Without Going Over Budget

    Oct 08, 2019

    Keeping your healthcare facility clean is an integral part of ensuring your patient’s safety, right? The cleanliness of your facility can decrease the amount of healthcare-associated infections (HAIs), increase patient satisfaction and in the end, increase your revenue. 

    Your environmental ...

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  • Carpet Cleaning Hacks from the Experts in CLEAN

    Sep 26, 2019


    Red wine, puppy prints, coffee spills...all have made their way to our carpets at one point or another.

    Thankfully, we have come across a list of carpet cleaning hacks you won't want to miss!

    Need a deeper clean for ...

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