• 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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  • Proper Matting Cleaning Procedures

    Apr 21, 2022

    Mat Entrance w:matting

    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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  • 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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  • Cleaning Your HVAC System

    Feb 15, 2022

     

    Cleaning Your HVAC System

    When you consider air pollution, it’s likely that you conjure the image of a car on the highway. However, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has estimated that indoor air quality can be two to five ...

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  • Floor Drain Maintenance

    Dec 29, 2021

    In many buildings, floor drains go relatively unnoticed. Seen in restrooms, garages, warehouses, and commercial kitchens, you’d be hard pressed to find a commercial building without a floor drain. As a vital feature of sanitation that’s often overlooked, these drains ...

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  • How Warehouse Cleaning Can Promote Safety and Productivity

    Dec 27, 2021

    Cleanliness makes an impact in any facility you operate in, but it can be specifically impactful in a warehouse environment. A messy or unkept warehouse can result in downtime during warehouse operations as well as accidents, which not only affect ...

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  • Commercial Cleaning Tips for Winter

    Dec 16, 2021

    As cold weather settles in across the country, it’s time for a few seasonal tips for managing the cold weather and its impact on your business. 

    Clean Windows for Winter

    Of course, clean windows are glorious to behold, but aside ...

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  • The Importance of Keeping Server Rooms Spotless

    Nov 11, 2021

    In many businesses, the server room plays a vital role in keeping the place running smoothly. Customers and employees alike rely on round-the-clock performance from your server room, making its efficiency and upkeep a main priority. 

    Why Clean Your ...

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  • Gym Floor Care

    Nov 04, 2021

    Gymnasiums are a focal point for many schools and athletic clubs across the country. As the ‘showcase’ of the facility, good-looking floors are key to conveying a positive message about the school, team, and students accessing the facilities. The secret ...

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  • Types of Compartment Sinks

    Oct 28, 2021

    Commercial kitchens can benefit greatly from the efficiency and utility of a compartment sink. With multiple types available, however, it’s important to factor in every detail to determine the best sink for your space. 

    Number of Compartments

    The most important ...

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  • Types of Mold and Treatment

    Oct 21, 2021

    Lawton Bros is headquartered in Florida, a state known for its citrus, theme parks, and humidity. Like some other southern states, there is no real “wet season”, but rather a period of slightly less rain. And since moisture is the ...

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  • Slip-Free Floors with SolidStepCote

    Sep 29, 2021

    Slip-Free Floors with SolidStepCote            

    Slips, trips, and falls resulted in a whopping 240,000 injuries requiring time away from work in 2018. This accounts for 27% of nonfatal occupational injuries and cost an average of $20,000 per incident, according to ...

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  • Paper Towels vs. Hand Dryers

    Sep 22, 2021

     

    Paper Towels vs Air Dryers

    Since the start of the pandemic last year, we have all increased our awareness around bacteria and hygiene, most specifically in the bathroom. While much of our focus this past year has been on ...

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  • Implementing an SOP (Standard Operating Procedure)

    Jul 22, 2021

    Consistency and correct use of materials are key in maintaining a clean and welcoming atmosphere in your facility. However, it’s quite rare for everyone to do things in the same manner. That’s why many businesses have implemented Standard Operating Procedures ...

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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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  • Lawton Brothers is Proud to be CIMS-GB Certified

    Jul 21, 2014

    Lawton BrothersThe International Sanitary Supply Association (ISSA) provides companies with tools to determine the true value of clean. The ISSA promotes cleaning as a necessary investment into better health, a better environment, and a better bottom line. Cleaning Industry Management (CIMS) ...
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