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Articles Tagged with ''cleaning''

October 2013 Maintenance Matters

Clean Surfaces, Quickly And Effectively

Cleaning procedures for maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO).
Doris Schulz
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The industry offers a variety of cleaning procedures to achieve the required cleanliness for the subsequent work, focusing on speed, efficiency, safety at work and concern for the environment, and often permitting cleaning without the need to dismantle.


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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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September 2013 Training Tips

The True Value Of Training And Development

The measurable benefits of training result from many factors including relevancy, timeliness and tracking.
Michael Smith
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A comprehensive custodial training program brings measurable benefits to both your organization and its cleaning staff.


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Let's Talk Shop September 2013

Technology Can Keep You Going And Growing

Keeping up with a changing industry requires the right software.
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Are you keeping up with the latest cleaning software technology? If not, why?


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September 2013 Cleanthoughts

Crafting Our Coverage

Phillip Lawless
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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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September 2013 Bidding & Estimating

Working Up Window Cleaning Estimates

Some janitorial firms stay away from high-rise window washing because of the expense and risk involved.
William R. Griffin
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For those venturing into the window-cleaning market segment, below are a few suggestions to create happy customers and proper profits.


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September 2013 Feature 3

Workloading Creates Accountable Cleaning

Accurate and scientific calculations prove imperative when dealing with larger locations.
Leah Runge
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When it comes to smaller commercial facilities such as offices, building service contractors (BSCs) and facility managers (FMs) typically can estimate their cleaning needs, the amount of time it should take, how many workers will be needed, and with this information, an idea of how much the work will cost.


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September 2013 Cover Story

Proving Results, Showing Safety

Scanning and testing with measurement devices can help to validate cleaning outcomes and ensure safe environments.
Phillip Lawless
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In the grand scheme of history, cleaning and maintenance tasks are still in their infancy; just 100 years ago, the safe removal of dirt from a building required manual sweepers and impractical machines that sometimes needed gas or oil.


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Ask The Experts

ICAN/ATEX: What is the best way to clean around electronics?

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Online Exclusive/Carpet Care e-Newsletter Aug 2013

A Strange Carpet Phenomenon

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A cut piled carpet can “shade,” making some areas look lighter and others look darker than surrounding pile.
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