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Articles Tagged with ''maintenance''

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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May 2013 Cleanthoughts

Individual Commitment Equals Team Success

We live in an environment of constant change. Everyone in an organization is asked to take on more responsibilities and be more efficient while attempting to produce better products or services.


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April 2013 Hard Floor Care Case Study: Spartan Chemical Company Inc.

Leveraging The Power Of Green To Do More With Less

A look at Spartan’s role in shaping the floor care trends of 2013.
April 2013 Cover Story

The Evolution Of Hard Floor Care

To truly appreciate the amount of progress, we need to take a closer look at what the idea of cleaning and maintaining hard surface floors was in its infancy.

If you look at where we are today compared to where we began, you’ll likely agree that we are light years away from the first attempts to maintain flooring in commercial buildings.


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July 2012 Maintenance Matters

The Maintenance Crisis

Stigmas must be dissolved if the shortage of skilled workers is to be overcome.

By diluting the negative stigmas surrounding the service industry, more people will feel energized about embracing the hands-on, technical roles that are at the core of American ingenuity.


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March 2013 Contractor Success

Spring Cleaning For Your Website

Ensure your marketing and branding messages are pertinent and properly placed to maintain a productive web presence and a profitable business.

While newly implemented business strategies for 2013 may still be on our minds, it is encouraged for maintenance professionals to not forget about the basics.


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March 2013 Feature 3

The Environmental Preferability Of Polished Concrete

Stop renting your floors and take ownership of them with sustainable burnishing and honing processes.

Even after a facility has finally decided it cannot delay maintenance any longer and has paid to have a beautiful job of stripping and refinishing done, they will have to do it all over again in six to 12 months.


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CMM Online Exclusive

Pests Must Be Spotted Before They’ve Already Squatted

Be on the lookout for warm weather pests and beat them this spring by refreshing your pest management program.

As the harsh bite of winter yields to warm breezes and pleasant temperatures, it’s time for a thorough spring cleaning of your pest management program.


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CMM Online Exclusive

Embracing The Reemergence Of American Industrialization

The re-shoring trend of manufacturing means new opportunities for cleaning professionals.

The cost of transportation has increased to the point that it is no longer cost effective to build factories in foreign countries, meaning more floor care maintenance opportunities for cleaning professionals.


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CMM Online Exclusive

Preventing The Causes Of Slips And Falls

Practical information on floor care safety from the IEHA Educational Curriculum.

Be sure to check back each month for another part of this ongoing series designed to help keep your floors clean and slip-resistant and your staffs and building occupants safe and healthy.


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