When it comes to soils, commercial kitchens and foodservice areas are some of the most challenging environments with which to deal.
In workplaces of all types, clutter slowly creeps in and makes it more difficult for cleaning crews to perform the tasks for which they were contracted to complete.
The processes and equipment exist today that allow a person to clean at 10,000 square feet per hour or more and do an excellent job.
According to a recent Harris Interactive poll, as many as 94 percent of facility patrons are unwilling to return to an establishment if the restrooms are unsanitary; therefore, achieving a competitive edge begins with cleanliness.
Preparedness is elemental in executing a successful ice and snow removal plan; knowledge and training are keys to preparedness.
Soil removal over time (SROT) is a benchmarking concept that examines actual soil removal in a given period to realistically define productivity.
Although facility managers are not expected to predict weather patterns, these individuals must be on alert when it comes to seasonal trends and safeguarding their buildings.
A timeless discussion from December 2010 on the CMM Online Forum focused on the overuse of rock salt during inclement winter weather.