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July 2013 Feature 4

Trim The Hedges

Keep pests out of sight with these landscaping tips.
July 5, 2013

In order to avoid creating an attractive harborage for pests looking for food, water and shelter, it is important to consider factors such as vegetation type and position when planting around buildings.


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July 2013 Feature 5

A Guide To Environmental Cleaning

Purchasing environmentally-friendly cleaning products does not necessarily equate to a green policy, your staff needs to be properly trained as well.
July 3, 2013

Some cleaning agents are better for the environment than others, reducing the impact on local ecosystems and the health concerns of your staff. A green cleaning policy can help your business reduce its environmental impact and allow your team to develop safer, more effective ways of working.


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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.
June 17, 2013

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 Bidding and Estimating

The Art And Science Of Pricing

June 17, 2013

Technology as well as customer expectations are continually changing with growing emphasis on green, sustainable processes and products that are safe, healthy and environmentally friendly.


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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.
June 12, 2013

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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Online Exclusive June 2013

Learning About AGM Batteries

June 6, 2013

AGM batteries are becoming common in the JanSan industry today, but they were used in military aircraft, telecommunications systems, traffic signals and other devices beginning in the mid-1980s.


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Ask The Experts

ICAN/ATEX: What is the best way to get rid of salt residue on carpet?

April 12, 2013
April 2013 Maintenance Matters

Growing An Industry To New Heights

Technological advancements in the tools and equipment for cleaning commercial exterior windows are allowing professionals to see soaring profits.
April 5, 2013

Using special water-fed poles from the ground eliminates the need for ladders and other equipment used to reach high windows, allowing one to clean windows in a fraction of the time it would normally take.


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March 2013 Contractor Success

Tapping Into The Pool Of Services Your Contractor Can Offer

Your cleaning contractor as Johnny-on-the-spot plumber.
March 12, 2013

The role of a building service contractor (BSC) is ever-evolving: Gone are the days when his or her sole job was to clean; now, BSCs advise clients on a variety of issuesfrom advancing indoor environmental quality to conserving natural resources.


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Ask The Experts

ICAN/ATEX: Are there procedures for properly wringing out a wet mop?

January 23, 2013