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Hot water extraction cleaning process on carpeting
May 21, 2019 Gary Clipperton

Learn the Limitations of Absorbent Compounds

Carpets

Absorbent compound cleaning methods can help restore your carpeting, but do have limitations. Learn when to add a periodic hot-water extraction for improved results.

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Mold on a white ceiling
May 9, 2019 Doug Hoffman

Minimize Mold

Health and Safety

A tell-tale musty smell means you should check these four areas to find where mold may be lurking in your facility.

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Person disinfecting a doorknob with a microfiber cloth
May 6, 2019 Mark McInnes

Four Secrets of Successful Infection Prevention Programs

Infection Control

A proper disinfection process includes simple, time-honored steps, like pre-cleaning surfaces and following dwell times. Let’s examine a few of those closer to better understand how process impacts infection prevention.

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Hands pouring chemical into a beaker
May 6, 2019 Mark McInnes

Disinfectant Pros and Cons: Hydrogen Peroxide vs. Quats

Products

Disinfectants are created with one purpose: to kill microbes and pathogens.However, some active ingredients are safer for human health and the environment than others.

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Doctors standing over clean and reflective hospital floor
May 2, 2019 Benjamin Oberle

Build an Effective Floor Disinfection Program

Infection Control

The standard for floor disinfection is changing due to growing awareness of harmful bacteria on floors and its potential to spread to other high-touch areas via shoes, hands, or equipment.

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A clean men's restroom
April 2, 2019 Kelly Zimmerman

Corners and Crevices: The Nastiest Restroom Areas

Restrooms

Contrary to popular belief, the toilet seat is not the grossest spot in a restroom. Learn tips to clean dirty grout, overfilled feminine hygiene receptacles, and other nasty restroom surfaces.

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A group of co-workers enjoying a snack in the breakroom
March 30, 2019 Riley Quinn Doherty

How to Maintain a Healthy Breakroom

Infection Control

Facility managers can make the breakroom a healthier spot by scheduling regular and thorough cleanings in addition to stocking them with hygienic supplies.

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A picture of a hospital room with a bed
November 20, 2018 Kathleen Misovic

EVS Is the First Defense in Infection Control

Infection Control

By following standardized cleaning standards, environmental services workers can provide the best defense in protecting patients from HAIs.

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A worker wearing a white cleanroom suit
October 8, 2018 Amy Phare

Clean by Design: How to Keep a Cleanroom Contaminate-Free

Facility Management

Cleanrooms keep contaminants out and potentially hazardous materials in. Learn how they do it and how to keep them operating effectively.

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CMM 2018 Restroom Care Webinar: Your Most Pressing Questions Answered
September 27, 2018 Kelly Zimmerman

CMM 2018 Restroom Care Webinar: Your Most Pressing Questions Answered

Restrooms

This webinar took questions submitted by listeners and addressed them headfirst during this one-hour webinar. Download now to have your most pressing restroom questions answered.

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ISSA Show 2018 seminar presenter Mark Warner
September 24, 2018 Kathleen Misovic

True or False: Green Cleaning Efforts Can't Use Disinfectants

Infection Control

There are many misconceptions about green cleaning products and practices. ISSA Show presenters reveal the truth behind the myths here.

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A recipe card with ingredients for a clean restroom
September 20, 2018 Kathleen Misovic

CMI Course Serves the Perfect Recipe for Restroom Cleaning

Restrooms

A standardized technique for cleaning restrooms will guarantee happy and healthy occupants in both small and large facilities. Learn the technique and become certified in restroom care during the ISSA Show North America 2018.

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