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Commercial Facilities

Hand Hygiene
June 25, 2020 Julie Howard

Brown Towels: Where Hand Hygiene Meets Sustainability

Products

Research shows bacteria are more likely to be transmitted from wet skin than dry skin, making proper hand drying a critical component of the hand-hygiene process.

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Hard Floor Care
June 8, 2020 CMM Staff

Hard Floor Care Pro Tips

Hard Floors

Facilities across the country are reexamining their hard floor care best practices in response to the global COVID-19 pandemic.

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Automation
May 22, 2020 Amy W. Richardson

Robots to the Rescue

Technology and Trends

Makers of autonomous cleaning equipment like robots are seeing an uptick in demand as the need grows for more frequent and thorough cleaning and disinfection of public buildings due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Prevent COVID-19 spread, hand washing
March 23, 2020 Julie Howard

After COVID-19: Long-Term Investments Facility Managers Can Make for Health and Hygiene

Health and Safety

Recommendations for two of the most frequently used areas of a facility that demonstrate a longer-term commitment to the health and well-being of building occupants.

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carpet care
March 3, 2020 Joe Bshero

The Dos and Don’ts of Carpet Care

Carpets

Carpet in high-traffic facilities can face unique challenges over time. To maintain appearance and avoid costly issues, it’s essential to implement a carpet care program that incorporates the best tools and methods. 

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surface protection pads
February 25, 2020 Bret Bushey

Keep Your Floors Looking Like New with Surface Protection

Products

Protective pads on furniture can help protect hard floors from scratches and gouges as well as prevent carpet snags.

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dispensing systems
February 10, 2020 Raquel Carbonari

Dispensing Systems for the Facilities of Tomorrow

Technology and Trends

Many dispensing systems on the market feature innovative technology solutions that improve quality and efficiency, as well as play a critical role in improving cleaning staff and guest experiences.

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Turning Stone Casino Floor Care
February 6, 2020 Nan Hallock

Never Settle For Less With Your Floor Care Program

Hard Floors

Trafficked by 2,500 employees every day, Turning Stone’s back-of-the-house vinyl composition tiled floors were wearing down and losing their gloss quickly despite rigorous care and maintenance. 

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fitness center
January 21, 2020 Jennifer Brumfield

How to Keep Bed Bugs Out of Hotel Fitness Centers

Health and Safety

Guest rooms aren't the only hangout for bed bugs at your hotel. They're known to hide inside fitness centers, too.

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cleaning open-architecture ceilings
January 13, 2020 Brad Pierce

3 Tips for Cleaning Open-Architecture Ceilings

Facility Management

Using vacuums and lifts can help custodial staff remove the dirt, dust, and grime which easily accumulate in this hard-to-reach area.

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3 Smart Tips for Cleaning a Commercial Kitchen
November 27, 2019 Sophie Armstrong

3 Smart Tips for Cleaning a Commercial Kitchen

Health and Safety

From products to use on kitchen surfaces to make them shine to daily maintenance tips that help commercial equipment stay clean for longer, these tips will keep the kitchen clean from breakfast to dinner.

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2019 BSC/Contract Cleaning Benchmarking Survey Report
September 30, 2019 Sponsored by SunBelt Rentals

2019 BSC/Contract Cleaning Benchmarking Survey Report

Facility Management

Find the latest business outlook from fellow building service contractors (BSCs), broken down by business type, size, revenue, geographical location, and more.

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