• 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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  • The Ultimate Guide to Fall Cleaning

    Sep 24, 2019

     

    As summer officially comes to an end and fall is rushed in by a gust of cool wind, all things "fall" start to come to mind. More cozy nights spent inside, days getting shorter, and holidays peeking around the ...

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  • Back to School Health Tips

    Sep 05, 2019

    It’s the most wonderful time of the year! We’re not busting out the Christmas carols just yet, but we are talking about the kids going back to school (pairs perfectly with pumpkin spice latte time). As the school year ramps ...

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  • Hurricane Season "Don'ts"

    Sep 03, 2019


    In preparation of Hurricane Dorian, many people have readied their homes and businesses for potential impact from the storm. There are many precautions you can take to avoid damage to your home or business. Equally important there are several things ...

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  • Green Cleaning in 2019

    Feb 20, 2019

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    Green cleaning has been becoming more and more popular among commercial facilities and 2019 may be the year when green cleaning completely takes over in the janitorial world. But, what makes green cleaning so important? One critical factor is the ...

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  • Clean Facilities Boost Productivity

    Feb 07, 2019

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    Employee productivity is a key metric for any successful business. Many companies will invest heavily in new technologies, machinery, and company floorspace. While a modern and well-designed place of business is effective it is important not to overlook daily tasks ...

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  • Improve the Air Quality of Your Facility

    Dec 19, 2018

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    Air quality is referring to the condition of the air within your surroundings. Good air quality is the degree to which the air is clear, clean and free from pollutants such as dust, smoke and smog and other gaseous impurities ...

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  • Upkeep of Janitorial Equipment

    Dec 19, 2018
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    You may have all good intentions when it comes to training people to effectively clean your facility and you may have invested in all of the proper cleaning tools. But, if you do not maintain and clean your equipment appropriately, ...
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  • Preventing Slip & Fall Accidents

    Dec 06, 2018

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    Slip and falls are one of the leading causes of lost time in the workplace. These types of a accidents can happen almost anywhere, in any type of workplace. All it takes is one quick slip on a greasy floor, ...

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  • A Better Clean in 2019

    Dec 06, 2018

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    It is nearly a rite of passage and it is a practice we engage in often, even yearly! These are our end of the year reflections and our New Year resolutions. For many businesses, those resolutions may be called projections, ...

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  • Washing Hands for Flu Prevention

    Nov 09, 2018

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    Could something as simple as washing hands prevent people from contracting the flu? Medical experts claim that maintaining clean hands is one of the best practices to help prevent the spread of pathogens among the populace. Frequently washing your hands ...

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  • Disinfect Touch Points to Prevent the Flu

    Nov 09, 2018

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    The flu virus is a tenacious pathogen, living up to 48 hours on surfaces outside the human body and spreading like wildfire through schools and workplaces. However, the flu can be halted in its tracks with careful attention to cleaning ...

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  • Keeping Allergens out of Commercial Spaces

    Oct 09, 2018

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    Many varied conditions can affect the interior of a commercial building and contribute to the level of allergens. Too many allergens can produce environmental conditions that are uncomfortable and unhealthy for humans causing symptoms of discomfort and chronic sickness.

    Controlling ...

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