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A woman with two small children in an airport terminal
April 23, 2019 Robert Kravitz

Lactation Rooms: New Policies Coming to an Airport Near You

Health and Safety

A new law requires all large- and medium-sized airports in the United States to provide a private, hygienic space in each terminal for nursing or pumping mothers.

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Woman working on a computer with a dog on her lap
April 19, 2019 Katherine Picket

A Doggone Friendly Office

Health and Safety

Before you allow employees to bring their dogs to the workplace, set up some guidelines to keep humans and canines safe, and to protect your facility from damage.

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April 18, 2019 CMM Staff

Prove ROI on Sustainability Efforts

Facility Management

This Q & A with an industry consultant will help you track your facility's return on investment in implementing sustainability efforts.

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Man in a business suit holding a flow chart
April 17, 2019 Stephen Ashkin

Invest in Sustainability for Growth and Stability

Technology and Trends

Businesses that take steps to protect their facilities against climate change can pour as much as US$26 billion into the world's economy and create as many as 65 million "low carbon" jobs by 2030.

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man using upright vacuum
April 2, 2019 Brad Hoare

Vacuum Features and Settings for the Best Cleaning Results

Products

Follow these steps to determine which setting to use and how to properly set up the vacuum for your specific job.

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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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Gray shag carpet with CMM logo
March 29, 2019 Sponsored by General Chemical Corp.

2019 Carpet Care Webinar: Is Your Carpet Doomed?

Carpets

Learn four critical factors that will contribute to the success of your carpet care program, and find out if your carpet is salvageable or beyond repair

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A person using equipment to care for a terrazzo floor
March 20, 2019 James Flieler

Protected Terrazzo Floors Last a Lifetime

Hard Floors

While terrazzo is generally long lasting—and is still found in old palacios and palazzos in Italy—it can succumb to deterioration. Here’s how to prevent it.

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Coffee spilling on carpet
March 19, 2019 Anthony Velez

Carpet Spots vs. Stains: Like Oil and Water

Carpets

The first step to successful spill removal from your carpet is identification; follow these tips to save your carpet.

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A blurred image of two men doing a walk-through
February 11, 2019 Ricardo Regalado

Master the Walk-Through, Master Your Bid

Business and Management

Learn three steps you can take during facility walk-throughs to become a proficient bidder and win more contracts.

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February 6, 2019 Doug Hoffman

Will “Dead” Mold Hurt Your Building Patrons?

Health and Safety

Is dead mold dangerous or harmful? Also, what is dead mold? How do I identify it? Learn the basics here.

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