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January 2013 Product Showcase Intro

Caring For Commercial Carpet

Carpet is a cozy and colorful covering that requires care and attention to maintain its vibrancy and feel.

There are certain protocols facilities managers can put into place to keep these variables from prematurely wearing or damaging carpeting.


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January 2013 Tackling Trouble Areas

The Complementary Nature Of Cleaners And Coatings

The challenge in formulating cost-effective hard surface cleaners to match modern floor substrates and finishes.

As it relates to detergent cleaning compositions, commercial floor care presents one of the more challenging cleaning tasks: Balancing the need for strong cleaners while not harming floor coating compositions.


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January 2013 Product Showcase

Carpet Care Product Showcase

There are certain protocols facilities managers can put into place to keep these variables from prematurely wearing or damaging carpeting.

After carpet has been selected as the flooring surface in a facility, cleaning staffs need to contemplate several factors to maximize the useful life of the carpet.


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January 2013 Feature 5

The Hidden Hazards Of Cleaning Residues

Whether seen or unseen, residues left behind by many of today's cleaning chemicals actually pose health and safety risks to building occupants.

When was the last time you thought about the residue from cleaning chemicals and the possible effect it may have on you, your facility and its occupants?


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November 2012 Tackling Trouble Areas

The Cleanliness Of Your Restrooms Is A Tell-all Tale

These 10 tips will keep your restrooms clean and your image sparkling.

Keeping a public restroom clean is no easy challenge. And, since a dirty restroom is the quickest way to flush your image down the toilet, these 10 tips will help keep your restrooms clean and sparkling.


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January 2013 Letters And Views

Letters To The Editor

Insight from the JanSan industry.

Each month, we welcome readers to opine on the noteworthy — or even the trivial — aspects of their lives as JanSan professionals. The following is some of the correspondence we have received in recent weeks.


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January 2013 Cover Story

A True Gauge Of Efficacious Cleaning

Soil removal over time is a cleaning performance indicator that examines actual soil removal in a given period to realistically define productivity.

Since labor is the number one investment we make in cleaning, we ought to know what we are accomplishing during that time. After all, time is money, and labor is the real currency of cleaning.


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CMM Online Exclusive

Insights From Restroom Care Experts

Drawing on insights from the recent webinar "A Guide To Clean And Odor-Free Restrooms," our expert panelists explain that malodors are the nature of restrooms, and consistent, thorough cleaning that completely removes microorganisms is the only resolution.


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CMM Online Exclusive

Cleaning The Right Way Makes You Smarter

Brain growth happens as a result of regular exercise; that growth is especially pronounced when the exercise includes activities requiring an acquisition of skills.

Learning the precise and well-orchestrated movements and skills needed for cleaning and disinfection tasks that produce repeatable results builds brain cells for other activities.


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Ask The Experts

ICAN/ATEX: How should I clean heavily soiled carpets?