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Articles Tagged with ''maintenance''

September 2013 Maintenance Matters

Tips For Irrigation System Upkeep

Ensure a healthy and beautiful landscape while eliminating wasteful water usage.

The trend in environmentally-friendly irrigation solutions can bring to mind increased equipment and maintenance expense, but when it comes to responsible water use, it is possible to go green and improve your bottom line.


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September 2013 Tackling Trouble Areas

Steps to Make A Facility 'Insect Clean'

Small pests can damage structures, contaminate surfaces and contribute to illness and disease.

Every commercial facility will have some type of pest control process in place and every facility will handle sanitation differently. However, it is important to ensure you have included three specific points within your list of standards.


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September 2013 Cleanthoughts

Crafting Our Coverage

During my admittedly short tenure with Cleaning & Maintenance Management, one thing I’ve learned is that there are many issues and topics that must be taken into account in the JanSan market.


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August 2013 Feature 4

Enhancing Sustainability In Hard Floor Care And Cleaning

New options reduce energy consumption and water usage and diminish the need for detergents.

Today, cleaning equipment suppliers offer different products and technologies that allow cleaning professionals to achieve these goals, ranging from reduced or chemical-free cleaning to cleaning path extension and multi-purpose cleaning machines.


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August 2013 Maintenance Matters

Maintaining And Cleaning High Volume, Low Speed Fans

The basic steps to keep these effective money savers operating safely and efficiently.

High volume, low speed (HVLS) fans are a great solution to improve energy efficiency and indoor air quality, and the technology has surged in popularity in indoor and outdoor spaces across the country.


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Weather The Storm This Summer

How to keep pests from seeking shelter in your facility.

Summer showers can cause an increase in humidity and standing water on your property, and create an ideal environment for pests such as mosquitoes and rodents to thrive.


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July 2013 Cover Story

Training Advances And Evolves

Today’s most effective training techniques often work best outside of the typical classroom environment.

Figuring out the proper response to employee training needs has been a challenge for facility managers and business service contractors (BSCs) for many decades.


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June 2013 Feature 5

How To Evaluate Today’s Green Carpet Cleaning Processes

Understand the differences between the environmentally-friendly carpet cleaning options available to you.

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.


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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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