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March 2014 A Clean Sweep

A Look Back With Bill Griffin

Very little is the same today as it was 50 years ago.

As Cleaning & Maintenance Management celebrates its 50th anniversary, we thought we would take a look back at the influential people who have helped shape our magazine and industry.


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March 2014 Contractor Success

Tailoring Liability Insurance To Your Business

Due diligence is important when shopping for janitorial service business insurance.

There are many exposures cleaning operations face that can be hazardous to a business owner's livelihood.


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March 2014 Feature 1

Sustainability Color Coding For The Cleaning Industry

Helping facilities implement and manage a system is a great opportunity to provide extra value for clients.

Color-coding has proven to be effective as it helps overcome language barriers and helps cleaning professionals identify which products and tools should be used to clean what surfaces, which are to be used together, and in some cases, which are to be used for which cleaning task.


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Press Release

When NOT to use a green cleaning product

While Green cleaning chemicals are now available for most all cleaning tasks, manufacturers are still making conventional cleaning chemicals. And, there is a reason for this.


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March 2014 Bidding & Estimating

Emerging Trends That Will Impact Bidding

Adapt to the challenges of tomorrow or risk being marginalized to the point that you can no longer compete.

I’ve been soaking up a lot of information recently. I’ll summarize what I’ve learned and how I believe the following emerging trends will impact you and the cleaning industry.


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Press Release

San Francisco cleaning service implements new standard of training methods

AmericanHouseCleaning.com takes their employee training process very seriously by implementing a more hands-on approach to learning as opposed to virtual learning techniques, like videos.


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CM e-News Daily

Cleaning crew receives missing paychecks

Three women, members of a cleaning crew who were fighting to get their paychecks from a local janitorial company, have finally received their pissing paychecks.


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CM e-News Daily

Ministry introduces custodial training with CMI

The Ministry of Home Affairs has announced that "in a simultaneous effort to get Bermudians back to work and reduce the issuance of work permits in the field," they have initiated a Custodial Technician Certification training program in collaboration with industry partners, including the Cleaning Management Institute (CMI).


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February 2014 Raising Standards

Don’t Let Finances Impact Cleaning Quality

While many organizations are feeling the squeeze, there are management strategies that can help.

Regardless of the strategy, cleaning managers must have the right data and expertise to manage their changing workload with the best results — a clean, healthy indoor environment.


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February 2014 Contractor Success

Fewer Characters, But A Bigger Role To Play

The idea that the role of the facility maintenance distributor has been marginalized is far from accurate.

Many facility maintenance distributors first began to notice that their industry was changing some time during the early 1990s.


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