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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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December 2012 Feature 4

Five Website Mistakes To Avoid

Circumvent unintentional sabotage by minding these tips for evading common blunders.

Some owners believe that, once a website is created and live, their work is done. However, developing a site is just the beginning; consistent maintenance is the key to generating repeat traffic and interest from customers.


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November 2012 Raising Standards

How To Write A Health And Safety Policy

Ensuring the well-being of your employees is more than good business, safeguarding health and safety is expected.

No matter the size of a company, it will need to have certain procedures or guidelines in place to make sure that accidents are prevented during the course of day-to-day business.


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CMM Online Exclusive

Lessons Learned From Superstorm Sandy

Tips to help prepare for natural disasters and limit future damage.

With storm damage estimates of approximately $60 billion from Superstorm Sandy, those affected by this disaster have a long road ahead as they begin the cleanup process.


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November 2012 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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November 2012 Feature 5

It Pays To Pay Attention To Dispensers

Investing in functional and attractive dispensers will help modernize your restroom while improving health and safety.

A clean and attractive restroom should be the minimum standard; for facilities that want to leave a lasting impression on tenants and visitors alike, an aesthetically pleasing, hygienic restroom should be the goal. Selecting the right dispensers is one way to achieve both objectives.


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November 2012 Contractor Success

The Business Of Housecleaning Goes Commercial

Marketing that you are educated as a professional cleaner can gain you respect and generate success.

When we formed the Association of Residential Cleaning Services International (ARCSI), we knew that we needed to develop a program of instruction and certification for technicians and that it would have to be a peer-reviewed, industry-wide accepted program.


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November 2012 Consultant's Corner

The Cleaning Bell Rings

The 2012 ISSA/INTERCLEAN North America trade show draws a crowd from around the world.

Instead of trying to get more people to come the ISSA/INTERCLEAN trade show and fudging the numbers when they don’t show up, we should take the show to the masses via live streaming video on the Internet.


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