• 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • The Ins & Outs of Vacuums

    Nov 28, 2016

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    Arguably one of the most genius inventions ever, the vacuum has become a cleaning staple in homes and businesses all over the world. It is also not entirely clear who actually invented the first one. The first patent that we ...

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  • Tips For Battery Maintenance of Cleaning Equipment

    Nov 10, 2016

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    Cords have long been a thing of the past. Battery operated technologies are just the beginning of the chord free world. Everything from our phones to industrial sized cleaning equipment have gone cordless and will not be going back.The janitorial ...

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  • FDA Ruling Protects Consumers From Potentially Harmful Antibiotic Products

    Oct 28, 2016

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    Last month, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued its final ruling about the use of certain ingredients commonly used in over-the-counter antibiotic products. The ruling is forcing manufacturers of these antibiotic products to make changes in the ingredients ...

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  • A Guide to Safe Mopping

    Oct 13, 2016

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    The janitorial trade can be a dangerous one if proper training and protocols are not followed. But even with proper training, there are still ways that injuries can occur. One of the most dangerous activities in the janitorial trade is ...

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  • Increased In OSHA Penalties to Motivate Compliance to High Standards

    Sep 21, 2016

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    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is the governing body that sets health and safety standards for workplaces all across the country. As of August 1st, 2016 the penalties for safety violations have been adjusted. Fines have been increased 80 ...

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  • Green Cleaning in Schools

    Sep 12, 2016

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    There is no doubt that the cleaner a school is, the healthier its students and faculty are. This is the case in many large buildings where people gather, such as hospitals and malls, but disease can spread very quickly in ...

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  • Back to School Hand Washing Reminders

    Aug 18, 2016

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    The school year is getting ready to pick up again here in Florida and helping to keep kids healthy and safe is a top priority every year. It’s estimated that 32 million school days are missed every year because of ...

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  • New Chemical Safety Legislation Signed into Law

    Aug 09, 2016

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    Just this past June, President Obama signed into law the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act. This new bill modernizes the Toxic Substances Control Act and is the first major environmental legislation to be passed in ...

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