• 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

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    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

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    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

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    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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  • Cleaning Product Disposal

    Jul 25, 2022

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    Cleaning Product Disposal

    Naturally, we use a variety of cleaning chemicals and products on a daily basis to keep our facilities running smoothly. Most of the time, we run out of the cleaning product and toss the container, without worry. ...

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  • The Importance of Office Recycling Programs

    Jun 24, 2022

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    The Importance of Office Recycling Programs

    Decreasing the amount of waste we send to landfills can benefit the environment, and your business, in numerous ways. If your business isn’t currently recycling, you could be missing out on some unseen benefits. ...

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  • How to Fix a Soap Dispenser

    Jun 21, 2022

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    How to Fix a Soap Dispenser

    There can be a multitude of reasons that a soap dispenser is not working properly. This list is designed to help you solve these problems for a fully functioning washroom. 

    When Pumped, Nothing Comes ...

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  • Cleaning a Commercial Dishwasher

    Jun 16, 2022

    Cleaning a Commercial Dishwasher

    Of course, using a commercial dishwasher and proper cleaning chemicals is the best way of cleaning your cookware and serving utensils. However, if your dishwasher isn’t properly maintained, you could be allowing bacteria to be dispersed ...

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  • How to Professionally Clean Glass

    May 31, 2022

    How to Professionally Clean Glass

    Over time, your windows will naturally accumulate grime and debris, both on the inside and the outside. Not only does this obstruct your views and block sunlight, it can also affect employee morale and customer ...

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  • Commercial Cleaning vs. Janitorial Cleaning

    May 24, 2022

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    Commercial Cleaning vs Janitorial Cleaning

    As a business owner, you understand the importance of keeping your facility clean and tidy. Whether it’s a warehouse, store, or office space, the level of cleanliness and organization directly impacts your customers’ perception of ...

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  • Common Cleaning Products to Never Mix

    May 12, 2022

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    Common Cleaning Products to Never Mix

    When faced with a tough stain or large area to clean, it can seem overwhelming to choose the correct product. While it may seem like a good idea to combine different products to obtain ...

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  • Proper Matting Cleaning Procedures

    Apr 21, 2022

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    Floor mats are the first method of protection for your floors from dirt, debris, and water, meaning they need extra attention for effective cleaning. While there are a variety of types of floor mats with varying materials, structures, and depths ...

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  • Your Annual Cost of Paper Products

    Apr 19, 2022

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    Just over a year ago, it was still difficult to find toilet paper on shelves and in-stock when you needed it. Thanks to the pandemic, panic shopping and (subsequently) toilet paper products came to the forefront of our minds, but ...

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  • What is the Cleaning Industry Management Standard (CIMS) and its Certification?

    Apr 11, 2022

     

    The Cleaning Industry Management Standard is the first consensus-based management standard that outlines the primary characteristics of a successful, quality cleaning organization. This standard is primarily used as a guide for cleaning organizations and professionals as well as cleaning ...

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  • A Breath of Fresh Air with Hyscent

    Mar 28, 2022

    The first moment someone steps into your business can be the most pivotal moment of all. Within seconds, a customer can see, smell, and hear all they need to know to decide what kind of business you are. That’s why ...

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  • One Size Fits All? Proper Sizing for PPE

    Mar 28, 2022

     

    Selecting the right PPE to reduce exposure to hazardous materials is essential for worker safety. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, “employers should take the fit and comfort of PPE into consideration when selecting appropriate items for ...

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