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Articles Tagged with ''restroom''

October 2013 Feature 5

Effective Steps To Stop Restroom Germs

Properly addressing factors that can make restrooms unsanitary.
Rich Bucher
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Public restrooms have a reputation for being unsanitary, germy hotspots. This is because many people do not wash their hands properly and spread germs to highly-touched surfaces like sink faucets, door handles and paper towel dispensers.


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October 2013 Cover Story

Dingy Grout — You’re Out!

Retiring restroom grout discoloration using modern equipment and methods.
Phillip Lawless
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From soiled floors to contaminated surfaces, from funky toilets to overflowing garbage cans, high-use restrooms frequently require the lion’s share of a cleaner’s time and attention.


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October 2013 Feature 2

Who Is Really At Risk In Public Restrooms?

The inherent risks for infections from unclean public restrooms make proper procedure and protection paramount.
Dawn Shoemaker
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Most of us now know that the focus of the professional cleaning industry is protecting human health. Nowhere is this more important than in the cleaning and maintenance of public restrooms.


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Ask The Experts

ICAN/ATEX: Would you recommend sealing a new porcelain tile floor?

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March 2013 Cleanthoughts

The Dirty Fingernails Of The Restroom

Soiled grout lines are the restroom equivalent to having dirt underneath your fingernails.
Aaron Baunee
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When I cross the threshold and enter a public restroom, I am often appalled by what I see.


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November 2012 Tackling Trouble Areas

The Cleanliness Of Your Restrooms Is A Tell-all Tale

These 10 tips will keep your restrooms clean and your image sparkling.
Charles Cestaro
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Keeping a public restroom clean is no easy challenge. And, since a dirty restroom is the quickest way to flush your image down the toilet, these 10 tips will help keep your restrooms clean and sparkling.


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CMM Online Exclusive

Insights From Restroom Care Experts

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Drawing on insights from the recent webinar "A Guide To Clean And Odor-Free Restrooms," our expert panelists explain that malodors are the nature of restrooms, and consistent, thorough cleaning that completely removes microorganisms is the only resolution.


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November 2012 Facility Focus

Airing Grievances With Restroom Odors

Preventing restroom odors can improve public perception and company profitability.
Rick Ponthan
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According to a recent Harris Interactive poll, as many as 94 percent of facility patrons are unwilling to return to an establishment if the restrooms are unsanitary; therefore, achieving a competitive edge begins with cleanliness.


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CMM Online Exclusive

The Difficulty Of Keeping Restrooms Clean

Six tips to efficiently sanitize restrooms, the locations of top priority in commercial facilities.
Steve Kovacs
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Since restrooms can potentially harbor these bacteria and viruses, it is critical that they be cleaned regularly and correctly to maintain a clean appearance and remain odor-free.


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November 2012 Cover Story

Paper Towels Versus Hand Dryers

A predicament of personal preference for removing moisture from hands.
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For the 71 percent of Americans that a recent survey from SCA Tissue says actually wash after using the restroom — not just the quick rinse-and-dash, that doesn’t count — a solution is needed for removing moisture from their hands.


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