Keeping floors and carpet looking clean and fresh is no easy task. In fact, carpeted and hard floor surfaces were the No. 2 and No. 3 problem areas for facility managers who responded to CMM's 2018 In-House/Facility Management Benchmarking Survey, which is not surprising, considering they make up the largest assets to maintain within a building.
This video from ISSA showcases four steps facility managers can apply to their building maintenance plans to ensure a longer-lasting life for carpets and floors. While no two floors are created equal, following these general steps can help set a framework for budgeting and scheduling cleaning and maintenance tasks for the year ahead and beyond.