Indoor air quality is an important, and often overlooked, area of building improvement.
Never cut corners by overlooking customer service and quality work, as they are the pillars for not only successful facility operations, but employees’ confidence in your skill set.
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.
Healthcare organizations have a new reason to be concerned about how their patients perceive the cleanliness of hospitals and patient rooms.
Many managers, supervisors and owners are unsure how to determine if their cleaners are meeting expectations and whether or not their customers’ demands are being fulfilled.
Whatever strategy an entity decides to take will have a long-term impact on the business, either greatly affecting costs, productivity or both.
Not only is cleaning the largest component of the facilities budget, but it is also the most visible piece of the management function — and, it has an impact on occupant health and hygiene.
Many cleaning professionals visit the International Custodial Advisers Network (ICAN) Ask the Experts page for insight and, every business day, we deliver advice to better help you perform your job.