Most carpet cleaning technicians have not done spot dyeing because they had difficulty getting the right color back into the carpet and making the dye colorfast.
The deadline for entries in Georgia-Pacific Professional's third annual Brawny Industrial Great American Worker contest is July 7.
Many years ago when I was in the contract cleaning business, I mentioned to a customer that it was time for the facility’s carpets to be “steam cleaned,” as hot water extraction was referred to at that time.
A new immigration reform bill, poised to become law, would require millions of people to learn English in order to become permanent U.S. residents.
Understanding the key distinctions between today’s carpet cleaning options — including hot water extraction, encapsulation, spin bonnet and dry extraction — will help you select an option that best meets your maintenance goals.
High-performing matting systems provide many benefits that help facilities stay safer, cleaner and healthier, but many facility managers and cleaning professionals are unaware of these.
While federal health officials believe a fatal outbreak of Legionnaires' disease in the VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System started in 2011, they failed to check hospital records that indicated the Legionella bacteria appeared nearly four years earlier.
The new professionalism that has come to define the industry over the last few years requires different skill sets and has attracted new faces. More opportunities mean more executives crossing over from other industries, an increase in women at senior levels and a more diversified workforce in general.
Kaivac Inc. is the inventor of the No-Touch Cleaning machine that combines pressure washing, wet vacuuming and chemical proportioning to solve the number one building maintenance complaint: Dirty, smelly restrooms.
Famous for soil removal, sanitization and odor control in restrooms, the No-Touch Cleaning machine is also useful in commercial kitchens and elsewhere around a facility.
Now, in addition to the proven capability of the No-Touch Cleaning machine, comes the incredibly affordable OmniFlex crossover cleaning system that incorporates spray-and-vacuum technology with the power of an autoscrubber and the maneuverability of a trolley bucket — all at a low cost.
Some of Kaivac's other offerings include hospital-grade cleaning and disinfecting chemicals, adenosine triphosphate (ATP) meters, disposable wipes, microfiber cleaning systems and myriad attachments and add-on upgrades that further increase productivity and versatility.More
CleanBid® Janitorial Bidding Made Easy® Thousands of commercial and residential cleaning companies have used Clean Guru LLC’s online and now mobile bidding program to create over 90,000 cleaning proposals - making CleanBid today’s most popular janitorial bidding software.
Janitorial businesses and maid services can get a competitive price and professional proposal for any cleaning job they’re bidding on – guaranteed to impress prospects!
CleanBid® can be used to create bid proposals for office, medical and retail buildings as well as banks, churches and schools just to name a few.
Visit www.CleanBid.net to watch free demo videos and, if you're a new member, sign up to receive a 30-day trial of our janitorial software absolutely FREE.
Dedicated to making the most of your day, Square Scrub offers over 30 different pads, plates, screens and brushes.
We know that time is money — from vinyl composition tile (VCT) to gymnasium floors and marble to concrete — and we are committed to helping you work more efficiently so that you can fit more jobs into your day.
At Square Scrub, we build high-quality, rock solid equipment for the cleaning industry.
Our machines are designed to provide value and long-term durability.
When you invest in a Square Scrub product, you not only gain a sturdy work partner to help you get the job done faster and easier; you benefit from hundreds of hours of testing, a passion for continued progress and a commitment to strive for solutions to both existing and future floor care needs.
We are committed to finding the best solution for every job, and we share what we find with you.
Our website is full of helpful videos and job checklists to help you get started and maximize the potential of your machine.
Or, feel free to contact us at (800) 557-6822 to request a demonstration of one of our EBG series surface preparation machines.
Our representatives always welcome an opportunity to share the beneficial features that make Square Scrub the best tool for any surface preparation project.More
The Cleaning Management Institute (CMI) is a professional society dedicated to education, training and career improvement for the facility maintenance industry.
CMI was established in 1964 for the education and professional development of cleaning and maintenance professionals, managers, supervisors and executives. As the foremost provider of learning solutions for cleaning and maintenance professionals, CMI is committed to serving your educational and professional needs in the broadest possible range of subject areas, formats and media. With over 40 years in the cleaning and maintenance industry, CMI offers you our expertise, knowledge and years of experience providing education and training for industry professionals.
In the workplace and in the classroom, CMI's educational offerings are used by hundreds of cleaning and maintenance professionals across the country and throughout the world. Our products are written for industry professionals by industry professionals who have years of experience doing what you do.More
CM e-News Daily is the industry's only daily electronic newsletter that keeps subscribers abreast to current and developing trends with press releases, personal interest stories and more. If you have a news item you would like to submit or have a lead on a story you would like to see us cover, please contact Editor Phillip Lawless at PLawless@GrandViewMedia.com or (205) 408-3744.
Since 1964, we have been the go-to source for insight on current and developing trends in the JanSan industry. We strive to be the leading supplier of information for managers, supervisors and end users in the commercial cleaning and maintenance industry by developing how-to editorial and management best practices for our print and online properties to help you solve the challenges you face daily.