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July 11, 2019 Laura Patock

12 Simple Steps for Better Deep Cleaning

Carpets

Follow these carpet care tips to improve extraction results and indoor air quality

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July 9, 2019

2019 Floor Care Webinar: Avoid Dirty Looks

Hard Floors

Caring for hard floors can be tricky. There are so many different types of flooring materials, each with their own unique cleaning requirements. How are cleaning/maintenance staff supposed to know which approach to take?

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July 8, 2019 Scott Warrington

Overcoming Common Grout-Cleaning Problems

Hard Floors

Learn a few tricks to prevent efflorescence and sealer haze from forming on freshly cleaned tile and grout surfaces.

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June 28, 2019 Ron Segura

3 Presentation Tips for Non-Native English Speakers

Training

You don't have to be completely confident with the English language to give a good presentation. Keep these three tips in mind to deliver an effective oral report.

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A sweeper collecting sidewalk debris
June 27, 2019 Laura Patock

10 Tips for Sweeping Success

Products

Sweepers are effective tools for picking up debris and dust, both inside and outside your facility, but only if they're regularly maintained. Follow these 10 keeps to guarantee sweeper success.

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A dentist exam room
June 26, 2019 Tim Conn

Bidding a Medical Facility Part 2: Doctor and Dentist Offices and Labs

Business and Management

Knowing specific tasks you are required to perform, such as wiping down exam tables and cleaning waiting room toys, will help you prepare a bid for specific medical facilities.

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Manufacturing facility warehouse floor
June 12, 2019 Bill Ruhr

Considerations for Workloading Complex Floor Plans

Hard Floors

Proper workloading calculations can help to guide equipment choices for various areas of a warehouse, manufacturing plant, or other types of complicated layouts

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A clean men's restroom
June 11, 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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Person disinfecting a doorknob with a microfiber cloth
June 8, 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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Coffee spilling on carpet
June 7, 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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man using upright vacuum
June 5, 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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June 4, 2019 Jack McGurk

Waste Stream Management Procedures

IEHA, a division of ISSA, shares tips for conducting a successful audit and reducing waste management expenses

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