• 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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  • 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

    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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  • 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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  • Maintaining Cleanliness During Inclement Weather

    Sep 19, 2018

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    Maintaining a clean environment is essential for your residence, but, maintaining the cleanliness at your business carries a higher level of significance, because it can ultimately have an effect on your bottom line. The cleanliness of your business has a ...

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  • Best Practices for Cleaning Tile Hard floors

    Aug 06, 2018

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    Tile is one of the most durable floor materials. Besides being tough, tile is water and stain resistant and is an excellent choice for commercial applications.

    Tile Floors in a Commercial Setting

    Commercial tile hard floors take a lot of ...

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  • 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

    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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  • 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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