• Tips to Reduce Quat Binding

    Aug 17, 2015

    spray bottle and microfiber cloth

    In our last blog we discussed the potential hazards of quat binding and the dangers they can pose at your job sites. Today we’d like to go over some best practices for janitorial teams who are currently utilizing quats, so ...

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  • The Importance of Understanding Quat Binding

    Aug 10, 2015

    periodic table

    Many cleaning supplies on the market contain Quaternary Ammonium Chloride, better known as “Quat.” In theory, this active ingredient is extremely effective. It has a long shelf life, low toxicity and is effective against germs, bacteria and viruses. The only ...

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  • Are Self-Cleaning Surfaces the Future?

    Aug 03, 2015


    While it may seem like a far-away dream or a Sci-Fi fantasy, the possibility of self-cleaning surfaces are becoming new realities. Advances in nanotechnology are breaking historic ground in the cleaning industry, and as an article published in ISSA Today...

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  • Why Did OSHA Revise its Policy on GHS?

    Jul 13, 2015


    Last month, OSHA’s
    policy on Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals, or GHS, went into effect. As of June 1, 2015 manufactures, distributors and businesses that repackage hazardous chemicals must label each container being shipped downstream with ...

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  • Be Proactive About Your Equipment’s Maintenance

    Jun 22, 2015

    floor buffer
    At Lawton Brothers, we're qualified to work on many brands of janitorial equipment, but we hate to see our clients inconvenienced by a trip to the shop when they should be out doing their work. 

    The best way to ...

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  • Noroviruses Found to Travel by Air

    Jun 15, 2015

    man wearing respirator

    At Lawton Brothers, we supply a wide range of janitorial teams with the equipment they need to maintain clean, healthy facilities. Our health care clients are held to a very high standard, because the work they do can be a ...

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  • Tips on Properly Laundering Microfiber

    Jun 08, 2015

    close up of microfiber rags

    Microfiber, just like your other equipment, works best and lasts longest when it’s properly maintained. We’ve touted the
    benefits of microfiber before and if you’re laundering it with the wrong chemicals or wash cycle, you are not receiving the maximum ...

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  • Soap Dispensers Need Attention Too

    Jun 01, 2015

    washing hands with liquid soap
    As your resource for janitorial supplies in Central Florida, Lawton Brothers enjoys keeping our clients informed of studies and findings that affect your operations. A recent article by
    Building Services Management , shed light on an often-overlooked issue: the cleanliness ...

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  • Say Goodbye to Tennis Balls for Good

    May 26, 2015

    When you’re running a facility like a school, there’s a lot to consider. Protecting your floors should be near the top of your list, because once they’re scratched--there’s no going back! Not to worry, we’ve got you covered! As your ...

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  • Matting Madness Part I: Comprehensive Matting Program

    Apr 06, 2015
    Busy Building, Lobby, Entry Mats

    Floor mats; we use them everyday without even thinking about the job that they’re doing for us. The fact is that there’s people out there whose job is dedicated perfecting an entire program designed to improve matting and prevent slips ...
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  • Managing Mistakes: Communication

    Mar 16, 2015
    Staff Communication Meeting, Office Phone

    At Lawton Brothers we know that managing your facility can be overwhelming and we’re here to help in any way that we can. Whether you need janitorial supplies and equipment or tips for managing your facility smoothly, we’ve got you ...
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  • Protecting Your Janitorial Staff from Restroom Hazards

    Feb 11, 2015
    Janitorial Supply Company Lawton Brothers

    At Lawton Brothers we recognize the importance of protecting our janitorial staff members. As they are often on the frontlines of not-so-desirable restroom cleaning scenarios, it’s vital that we take the appropriate steps to ensure their health and safety. 

    A ...
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  • Practice Proper Vacuum Maintenance for Surprise-Free Cleaning

    Feb 09, 2015

    janitorial equipment and supplies

    At Lawton Brothers we recently shared a blog intended to answer your questions regarding how often your janitorial crew should vacuum different areas of carpet within your facility. While the actual process of vacuuming is vital to the cleanliness of ...
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  • Vacuuming Tips for a Cleaner, Healthier Facility

    Feb 02, 2015

    hotel guests, janitorial equipment supplier

    At Lawton Brothers we enjoy serving as your janitorial equipment supplier. Part of our responsibility is to share helpful tips to keep your facility’s cleaning process running as efficiently and as smoothly as possible. 

    A recent Building Services Management article...

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  • What Would More Absorbent Towels Do for Your Facility?

    Jan 26, 2015
    Janitorial supplies, paper towels
    Do you know what kind of paper towels you’re ordering and are in your facility’s restrooms? As your resource for janitorial supplies and paper goods, we strive to help facilities and their janitorial staffs improve their value per dollar when ...
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  • Sports Facilities Are Taking Green Cleaning Seriously

    Jan 12, 2015
    Sport arena, clean greaning

    At Lawton Brothers we are proud to offer green cleaning products and equipment to help your facility’s cleaning process become environmentally friendly. Sports facilities have recently been looking more towards a green cleaning future, and as your resource for janitor ...
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  • Help Your Janitorial Staff Fight the Flu Fight and Win

    Jan 05, 2015

    Janitorial supplies, Lawton Brothers

    As we once again find ourselves in the midst of flu season, we hope that your facility is managing to keep the germs at bay. As your janitorial supplies company, we would like to take a moment to share several ...

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  • Battery Powered Vacuum Backpacks Free Your Staff from the Restraints of the Cord

    Dec 22, 2014

     If you’re a facility manager, chances are that time and money are a major part of your daily focus. As a janitorial equipment supplier, we are constantly searching for ways to help facilities improve the efficiency of their cleaning process, ...
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  • How Restroom Specialists Can Improve Your Janitorial Staff’s Overall Efficiency

    Dec 15, 2014
    Janitorial equipment and supplies

    As your resource for janitor supplies in Central Florida, we take a special interest in how your janitorial staff can improve your company’s bottom line. Often, CleanLink shares helpful insights regarding increasing efficiency and in turn your profitability. 

    The most ...
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  • Your Janitorial Supplies Company Wants to Keep Your Workplace Safe

    Dec 01, 2014
    Janitorial supplies company
    As your janitorial supplies company we’re not only concerned with the safety of our employees but with the safety of your employees as well. While a safe workplace is great in theory, achieving one takes a great deal of commitment ...
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