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A Manifesto For Cleaning Industry Wisdom

It is time to stop putting the proverbial cart before the horse if we are to consistently achieve healthy cleaning outcomes.

Why is it that we focus on cleaning for appearance — how things look and smell — and then complain that our industry and profession gets no respect?


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The Problem-solving Power Of Pressure Washers

Nine ways power washing can increase curb appeal, boost the value of your property and help maintain facility cleanliness.

The experts at Ultimate Washer Inc. offer the following nine-point list of ways a portable pressure washer can help solve common cleaning problems both indoors and out.


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Flawed Assumptions Of Performance Management

Although there is plenty of advice on performance management, actual results are often disappointing because of our tendency to make flawed assumptions.

While intentions are usually positive, research shows that managers and supervisors often encourage the exact behaviors their organizations or companies neither need nor want.


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Chemical-free Pest Control Is Possible

Keeping pests and harsh chemical pesticides out of your building this winter and in the years to come can be achieved through prevention via exclusion.

Rats, mice and other pests are relentless in their efforts to get inside, and only a comprehensive exclusion plan — creating physical barriers against rodents and pests to prevent them from entering a building — will keep them out for good.


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Are You All About Encapsulation?

To encapsulate or not — that is the question in our newest CMM Online Poll.

Encapsulation — often referred to as interim cleaning — is employed by many to keep their carpets looking cleaner and smelling fresher in between daily vacuuming and periodic deep cleaning.


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Cleaning The Right Way Makes You Smarter

Brain growth happens as a result of regular exercise; that growth is especially pronounced when the exercise includes activities requiring an acquisition of skills.

Learning the precise and well-orchestrated movements and skills needed for cleaning and disinfection tasks that produce repeatable results builds brain cells for other activities.


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Remedying Sick Building Syndrome With Green Cleaning

Similar to outdoor pollution, an unhealthy interior environment can have a negative impact on your overall health and wellbeing.

Since conventional cleaning products have been recognized as contributors to indoor air quality problems, creating healthy indoor spaces starts by limiting the introduction of unnecessary pollutants.


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Don't Let Germs Take Over Your Environment

Clorox Professional Products Company

It's important that the disinfectant you choose kills the bacteria and viruses of greatest concern to public health, including norovirus, rhinovirus, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), rotavirus and influenza.


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