Bill Griffin is the president of the International Custodial Advisors Network (ICAN) and owner of Cleaning Consultant Services Inc. ICAN is a nonprofit association comprised of industry professionals providing free consultation services through the Cleaning Management Institute (CMI) and their Ask The Experts page. Comments and questions about bidding and estimating are encouraged, as are discussions on other cleaning-related topics: (206) 849-0179; WGriffin@CleaningConsultants.com.
When it comes to excitement in the cleaning industry, floor care is center stage for cutting-edge innovation and technology.
As I travel the country performing third-party certification audits, I see the best of the best operations and organizations.
There is opportunity and potential profit in the cleaning of hospitals, healthcare facilities and medical-related offices.
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.
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.
December 6, 2012 in Orlando, Florida, will mark CMI's second session of the Sustainable Cleaning for Educational Facilities program held in partnership with Cleaning Consultant Services Inc.
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.
Environmental issues are bringing what we do to protect buildings, surfaces and occupants to the forefront, and it’s a natural transition to accept the challenge and turn it into opportunity.
To my dismay, diamond pads haven't gained wide acceptance in the JanSan industry; considering the advantages of the diamond pad process, I've often wondered why.