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Joel Craddock

Joel Craddock

President of Doc’s Facilities Solutions

Joel Craddock is president of Doc’s Facilities Solutions in Rochester, NY, and is a master trainer for CMI’s certification programs. He has more than 30 years of operations and sales experience. For more information on Craddock, visit docsfs.com.


Articles by Joel Craddock

sweeping up construction debris
June 7, 2019 Joel Craddock

10 Safety Considerations for Construction Cleanup

Health and Safety

Unlike standard janitorial services, construction cleanup requires attention to every surface. From drywall dust to large sawdust and paint-splatter, there’s a wide range of service to implement.

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Levels of Clean
August 30, 2017 Joel Craddock

Levels of Clean

Business and Management

Breaking down facility needs into one of several cleaning performance levels can help to set realistic expectations across the board.

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Time to Upgrade
July 26, 2017 Joel Craddock

Time to Upgrade

Business and Management

Holding on to outdated and cheap equipment can be the most expensive choice you’ll ever make. Here's how spending some of your hard-earned money can increase your bottom line.

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When to Fire a Client
March 8, 2017 Joel Craddock

When to Fire a Client

Business and Management

Firing a client shouldn’t be done in a moment of frustration, but sometimes relationship just don't work out.

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How to Break the Language Barrier
February 10, 2017 Joel Craddock

How to Break the Language Barrier

Training

These universal tools can help with training staff who speak different languages or have varying levels of literacy.

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Hard Floor Maintenance for the Winter Months
January 1, 2017 Joel Craddock

Hard Floor Maintenance for the Winter Months

Hard Floors

Rock salt, ice melt, slush, and moisture can wreak havoc on hard floor surfaces of all kinds. Protect your facility’s investment with a seasonal plan for hard floor care.

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Six Steps to Prepare Your Facility for Winter
September 2, 2016 Joel Craddock

Six Steps to Prepare Your Facility for Winter

Facility Management

Waiting to devise a winter maintenance plan until the first signs of snow and ice is a mistake.

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Planning to Clean a Medical Office
August 29, 2016 Joel Craddock

Planning to Clean a Medical Office

Facility Management

When cleaning environments like a dentist's office or small doctor's office, there are things a building service contractor (BSC) should keep in mind.

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Tackling High-touch Surfaces
July 27, 2016 Joel Craddock

Tackling High-touch Surfaces

Infection Control

Proper disinfection is critical in preventing the spread of disease and ensuring that we do our jobs right.

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Upselling Hard Floor Care
April 29, 2016 Joel Craddock

Upselling Hard Floor Care

Business and Management

In facilities both large and small, no surface receives more use and requires more maintenance than the floor. Part of your job as a contractor is educating the client on how regularly scheduled maintenance is actually a safeguard to the bottom line.

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Five Questions on Restroom Training
March 1, 2016 Joel Craddock

Five Questions on Restroom Training

Training

The restroom is one of the toughest areas to clean—and clean well—in a facility.

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The Business Benefits of a Traditional Office
January 29, 2016 Joel Craddock

The Business Benefits of a Traditional Office

Business and Management

Many successful businesses start with a home office. The startup costs, including overhead, can be lower if you’re working out of your home, but there are factors to consider before jumping into a home office.

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