Articles by Phillip Lawless
From soiled floors to contaminated surfaces, from funky toilets to overflowing garbage cans, high-use restrooms frequently require the lion’s share of a cleaner’s time and attention.
During my admittedly short tenure with Cleaning & Maintenance Management, one thing I’ve learned is that there are many issues and topics that must be taken into account in the JanSan market.
In the grand scheme of history, cleaning and maintenance tasks are still in their infancy; just 100 years ago, the safe removal of dirt from a building required manual sweepers and impractical machines that sometimes needed gas or oil.
University dorms, classrooms and other buildings will see an increase in traffic, and cleaning frequency will need to increase to keep these facilities clean and safe for students.
Change can be one of the most dreaded words in the English language. In fact, just the thought of trying something new will send certain people into fits of panic and despair.
As more managers and owners choose environmentally-friendly and sustainable options in other phases of their business, many may wonder which method is a better carpet choice: Low-moisture cleaning options or standard hot water extraction.
New ideas, reality-based predictions and futuristic technology — this list is not the plot outline of a science-fiction movie. Instead, it is a daily checklist for forward-thinking facility managers and business service contractors (BSCs) who are actively pursuing JanSan success.
Figuring out the proper response to employee training needs has been a challenge for facility managers and business service contractors (BSCs) for many decades.