There are some common myths in the cleaning industry that circulate because they may have been practiced in the past or because a product was promoted based on generalized misconceptions.
I never pondered this prior to the 2013 NCAA Tournament, but I am witnessing a phenomenon on the hardwoods that was not present during the regular season: Players running, jumping and jooking out of their shoes.
It is commonly known that clean, well-maintained floors lead to a positive customer impression. For years, industry professionals have focused on a floor’s surface reflectivity, shine and gloss, but a positive impression is based on much more than that.
If our industry can create better processes and engage our teams to make a facility just five percent cleaner, then we can prevent thousands of infections each year and avoid preventable deaths.
In workplaces of all types, clutter slowly creeps in and makes it more difficult for cleaning crews to perform the tasks for which they were contracted to complete.
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.