• How Your Staff Can Help You Save Water

    Aug 01, 2018

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    Water is a precious commodity, and without it, all life on this planet would cease to exist. Not only does water efficiency within your company save you money but it also helps the environment as well.

    Educate Your Employees

    Educating ...

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  • Keeping Allergens out of Commercial Spaces

    Jul 11, 2018

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    The last thing employers want is for their employees to feel uncomfortable when they come to work. Owners of commercial spaces should do everything in their power to make the work environment clean and free from allergens. Not only do ...

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  • Sanitizing vs. Disinfecting

    Jul 02, 2018

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    When it comes to sanitizing and disinfecting what is the difference? It depends upon the surface and the location. Some surfaces only need to be cleaned, meaning to wipe dirt, debris, or dust away, but other surfaces, such as in ...

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  • Best Product Match for Your Janitorial Job

    Jun 28, 2018

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    Did you know that "green" janitorial cleaning products work so well, you'll scarcely miss your old, toxic solutions? Developed specifically for tough jobs, our proprietary Lawton Brothers products can wipe out dirt everywhere when you select the best product match ...

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  • Janitorial Staffs are Preparing Schools for Summer Vacation

    May 09, 2018
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    Spring break was great, right? It seems like we barely have time to breathe, however, before schools will be shutting down for their summer hiatus. Before long, everyone will be ready to get some much needed rest and relaxation...well most ...

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  • Tips for Dealing with Dust

    Dec 12, 2017

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    If you are a business owner looking to buy cleaning supplies, or an industry specialist who needs supplies and equipment---you are aware of the importance of proper cleaning.

    The removal of dust is critical for cleanliness, as well as for ...

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  • Control Infection by Keeping Walls Clean

    Dec 04, 2017

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    If you are an industry specialist who needs supplies and equipment-you are aware of the importance of maintaining a clean environment.

    It’s a given that floors, windows, furniture, and restrooms need to be cleaned, but what about the walls?

    Importance ...

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  • The Best Ways To Go Paperless

    Nov 16, 2017
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    It seems there's a big push these days to "go paperless." While the concern for reducing landfill waste and the use of trees isn't without merit, often it's a lot easier said than done. Electronic communication has come a long ...

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  • Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: Cutting Down Your Carbon Footprint

    Nov 09, 2017

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    In times past, cutting down on your carbon footprint only caused inconvenience and extra cost. These days, though, reducing, reusing and recycling can save money and enhance corporate images, all the while taking pressure off our too-polluted environment. What's not ...

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  • Hand Dryers vs. Paper Towels: What You Need to Know

    Oct 10, 2017

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    Which method should your building use for hand drying in the restrooms? The correct answer will depend on your goals. The question of hygiene was finally settled, if you can take the serious researchers at the Mayo Clinic and the ...

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  • Post Hurricane Cleaning

    Oct 02, 2017

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    If your home or business was in the path of a hurricane, the damage that the water and winds left behind may seem impossible to repair. However, once a hurricane has passed, the cleaning does have to begin. Getting back ...

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  • How Microfiber Works

    Sep 06, 2017

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    Of all the natural and the ordinary synthetic textiles used for cleaning, cotton has reigned supreme for its ability to absorb liquids. Until, that is, the development and industrial manufacturing of microfiber took the field. While certain microfiber products can ...

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  • How to Avoid Mold During the Summer

    Aug 18, 2017

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    Mold is a common problem in commercial properties. It can grow and spread throughout a building before anyone notices that it’s even there. Although mold is usually identified by its black hue, it can exist in a wide range of ...

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  • Why Businesses Benefit from Green Cleaning Strategies

    May 30, 2017

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    Numerous scientific studies have been conducted on the benefits of green cleaning for commercial properties and other public agencies such as hospitals or government buildings. In-depth analysis and research have demonstrated that the use of environmentally friendly chemicals and cleaning ...

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  • How Equipment Training Can Make the Difference

    May 15, 2017

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    Improper use of cleaning equipment while performing your duties on the job can lead to numerous problems and injuries. While most companies prefer to hire employees that already have a certain skill set, training, or experience, many companies fail to ...

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  • Cleaning Carpet vs. Hard Floors

    Apr 10, 2017

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    Whether you own carpet, hardwood, tile, or linoleum flooring, there's one thing you can count on: floors get dirty! The question is how dirty does the average floor get, and how easy is it to clean them. The answer to ...

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  • Proper Use and Application of Backpack Vacuums for Janitorial Professionals

    Mar 07, 2017

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    When utilizing a backpack vacuum for professional use, experts recommend that you use a side-to-side method instead of pushing and pulling the vacuum head forwards and backward. There are several reasons for this. First, it is a more practical method ...

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  • Importance of Training

    Feb 09, 2017

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    As they say, practice makes perfect. Using and implementing the most effective and reliable techniques for cleaning and sanitizing are the best ways to guarantee that your janitorial staff is working up to their full potential. It is crucial that ...

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  • Implementing New Green Cleaning Programs

    Feb 02, 2017

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    As time goes on and more environmental knowledge becomes readily available, the importance of green cleaning techniques rises. Green cleaning programs are extremely important to us at Lawton Brothers. We provide green cleaning supplies and training to janitorial teams all ...

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  • Taking Care of Microfiber Materials

    Dec 14, 2016

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    It has been used for furniture, bed sheets, pillows, and of course, cleaning materials. Microfiber is an amazing product that continues to prove itself in many different departments. The janitorial industry has utilized the wonders of microfiber to clean more ...

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