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Articles Tagged with ''equipment''

July 2013 Maintenance Matters

Hospitality Hazards

The critical safety and maintenance items that are often overlooked can have an impact on satisfaction.

In the hospitality and recreation industry, keeping high traffic common areas neat, clean and safe is paramount.


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June 2013 Feature 7

Creating Transparency For Carpet Extractors

Clarifying terminology can help end-users make wiser purchasing decisions.

Today’s cleaning professionals want to know exactly how effective equipment will be — whether the machinery in question is a vacuum cleaner, carpet extractor or other system — and how it stacks up against comparable systems before they make their purchasing decisions.


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June 2013 Cleanthoughts

A Different Perspective

Thinking back on my solid decade of cleaning duties, I am especially proud to join Cleaning & Maintenance Management as its new Editor and happy to be a part of this evolving industry.


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June 2013 Cover Feature

Busting Carpet Care Myths

Many myths regarding the proper care of carpet still persist; it is time to clear up the confusion.

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.


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May 2013 Feature 2

Smoothing The Way To Fine Commercial Floors

A breakdown of the benefits from following the concrete polishing process to achieve lustrous floors.

For facilities managers experiencing problems with aging and wearing floors — or for those with new floors who wish to minimize costs — an effective, economical solution is concrete polishing.


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