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Articles Tagged with ''maintenance''

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

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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February 2013 Contractor Success

Tips For Going Mobile With CMMS

Smoothly and painlessly transitioning into the new age of tracking with computerized maintenance management software.

CMMS applications for netbooks, tablets and smartphones are increasingly essential for maintenance management professionals, allowing users to monitor equipment status, as well as file and update work orders, wherever and whenever.


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January 2013 Feature 4

Distinct Floor Luster Enhances Property Appeal

Customers covet brilliant shine, but there is more to the appearance of hard surface floors than gloss alone.

It is commonly known that clean, well-maintained floors lead to a positive customer impression. For years, industry professionals have focused on a floor’s surface reflectivity, shine and gloss, but a positive impression is based on much more than that.


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