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July 2012 Maintenance Matters

The Maintenance Crisis

Stigmas must be dissolved if the shortage of skilled workers is to be overcome.
March 28, 2013

By diluting the negative stigmas surrounding the service industry, more people will feel energized about embracing the hands-on, technical roles that are at the core of American ingenuity.


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January 2013 Fact-based Management

Fully Toxic-free, Chemical-free Technologies

The conclusion of a three-part series exploring the idea of a least harmful cleaning model.
January 18, 2013

We must seriously consider the use of transitional, enabled and fully chemical-free technologies to meet our need for professional appearance, occupant safety and ecosystem health.


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January 2013 Maintenance Matters

Cleaning High-tech Equipment

Maintaining hygienic cleanliness in the built environment often means coming into contact with sensitive electronic equipment that requires regular dusting and disinfection.
January 17, 2013

If sensitive electronics are not regularly cleaned and maintained, they can fail, become damaged or require frequent and often expensive replacement.


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February 2013 A Clean Sweep

The Positives Of Electrolyzed Water

An alternative to chemical cleaners and sanitizers, hypochlorous acid and sodium hydroxide help you be greener by saving money and increasing sustainability.
January 14, 2013

Since 1847, when chlorine was first used as a sanitizer, there have been few, if any, alternatives to the useful, moderately effective but often dangerous substances known as chemical cleaners and sanitizers.


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January 2013 Feature 4

Distinct Floor Luster Enhances Property Appeal

Customers covet brilliant shine, but there is more to the appearance of hard surface floors than gloss alone.
January 14, 2013

It is commonly known that clean, well-maintained floors lead to a positive customer impression. For years, industry professionals have focused on a floor’s surface reflectivity, shine and gloss, but a positive impression is based on much more than that.


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January 2013 Consultant's Corner

Innovations For The Ages

Achieving goals and fulfilling prospects is much easier if you have the right tools and equipment at your disposal.
January 12, 2013

Goals are like a road map — okay, maybe a global positioning satellite (GPS) because nobody uses physical road maps anymore — they help you get where you want to go and their importance should not be taken lightly.


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January 2013 Feature 2

Weather The Downturn With Tracking Technology

Tracking software can help any business operate more efficiently and save capital in the process.
January 11, 2013

Accurate information that provides a business owner with the ability to make immediate decisions about his or her operation is crucial.


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January 2013 Raising Standards

Piecing Together The Measurement Puzzle

Finding a place for measurement technology in your organization's management system.
January 9, 2013

Some cleaning organizations may see the value in using ATP-based monitoring systems to detect and measure ATP on surfaces as a method of ensuring facilities are being cleaned properly.


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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.
January 8, 2013

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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CMM Online Exclusive

Hard Floor Care e-Newsletter

Summer 2012
December 4, 2012

Sponsored by Advance, Clarke, ProTeam and Windsor, the Hard Floor Care e-Newsletter is chuck full of insightful content to help you properly clean and maintain your floors and achieve high-gloss, slip-resistant finishes on porous hard surfaces.


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