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Tips For Cleaning Dingy Grout

Industry experts offer up best practices for battling this common restroom challenge.
February 7, 2014

Due to the nature of their use, restrooms frequently house some of the most difficult cleaning challenges — from odor and disinfection to discoloration and contamination.


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January 2014 Tackling Trouble Areas

Surviving The Big Chill

Inspection and preparation will help facilities make it through another harsh winter.
January 6, 2014

It is important to realize that proper preparation for the winter season can drastically reduce the effect it has on your property and mitigate any expenses.


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January 2014 Feature 1

Taking The Risk Out Of Cleaning

For approximately 2.5 million workers in the U.S., cleaning is a dangerous profession.
January 4, 2014

Although the industry is deeply involved at the moment in discussions about “cleaning for health,” these conversations tend to address the needs of everyone except the cleaning workers actually performing these tasks.


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December 2013 Feature 6

Hard Floor Cleaning Practices to Consider

Selecting an option based on cleaning results, safety and industry standards.
December 6, 2013

The keys to current maintenance practices are promoting long-term floor life while meeting the immediate requirements of providing a healthy, safe environment.


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CM e-News Daily

Floorcare answers lead to new questions

November 22, 2013

A year ago, Powr-Flite, a leading manufacturer of floorcare equipment, began a monthly news advisory called the "Powr-Flite Floor Care Troubleshooter."


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November 2013 Feature 2

Putting Facility Safety First

Minimizing slip-and-fall risk factors while improving indoor air quality.
November 11, 2013

Reducing cleaning-related hazards — including slippery floors, poor indoor air quality and handling and mixing chemicals — can help make any facility much safer.


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October 2013 Cover Story

Dingy Grout — You’re Out!

Retiring restroom grout discoloration using modern equipment and methods.
October 4, 2013

From soiled floors to contaminated surfaces, from funky toilets to overflowing garbage cans, high-use restrooms frequently require the lion’s share of a cleaner’s time and attention.


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September 2013 Raising Standards

Explaining The New Floor Mat Standard

What cleaning and maintenance professionals need to know regarding the use, selection and maintenance of entrance mats.
September 11, 2013

Each year thousands of people are injured as a result of a slip and fall when entering a building entrance, and the first line of defense that most building owners employ is entrance carpet matting.


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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.
September 6, 2013

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: How can I clean a newly refinished hardwood floor?

September 4, 2013