How To

March 31, 2020 Bryan Christiansen

5 Things a New Facility Manager Should Do in the First 90 Days

Facility Management

The ability to identify and manage core areas that require the most attention upon assuming the leadership of a new assignment can serve as the bedrock for sustained facility management success.

distribution center
March 26, 2020 Jeff Cross

An Industry Unites: Distributors Working 24/7 to Keep the Supply Chain Healthy

Business and Management

Distributors are overcoming challenges to get manufacturers' products to the end users quickly and efficiently.

March 25, 2020 Jeff Cross

An Industry Unites: Keeping Up With Product Demand During a Pandemic


Cleaning industry manufacturers are working around the clock to make sure disinfectants, soap, hand sanitizer, and other critical products are available to health care providers and the public during the COVID-19 pandemic.

unity, cleaning industry unity
March 24, 2020 Jeff Cross

An Industry Unites

Business and Management

Learn how building services providers plan to survive, and even thrive, after the fallout from COVID-19.

Maintenance Inventory Costs
March 11, 2020 Ilan Rodzynek

5 Ways to Control Maintenance Inventory Costs

Facility Management

One cost-savings strategy is to take a closer look at the consumables used every day in building maintenance and repair. Giving extra attention to how you manage inventory of these items can have a big impact on a facility’s maintenance budget.

needlestick HAPC
March 9, 2020 Michael J. Cantu

How to Prevent Unintentional Needlesticks in Health Care Environments

Health and Safety

Do you know what to do in the event of a HAPC occurrence? These questions must be addressed to alleviate anxiety and confusion when needlesticks occur.

quality assessment
March 4, 2020 Tim Poskin

How to Create Long-Term Change Through Quality Assessment

Business and Management

A thorough quality assessment can reveal valuable insight about the strengths and stability of your operation as well as weaknesses and opportunities for improvement.

carpet care
March 3, 2020 Joe Bshero

The Dos and Don’ts of Carpet Care


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. 

Women in the Cleaning Industry
March 2, 2020 Dr. Felicia L. Townsend

5 Ways to Champion Women in the Cleaning Industry

Business and Management

To retain the best talent and elevate women of all different backgrounds, consider implementing best practices that support women in the workplace.

ceramic tile
February 17, 2020 Stanley Hulin

How to Clean Ceramic Tile and Grout

Hard Floors

Ceramic presents cleaning challenges because of the two very different surfaces at play: the tile and the grout.

Tile Type
January 24, 2020 Suhayl Laher

How to Clean 4 Different Tile Types

Hard Floors

Key considerations for cleaning four different tile types: natural stone, porcelain, nonslip, and high-gloss.

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.