Solving the Challenges of Facility Management

Security a top concern in 2018, but FMs still shoulder wide-ranging obligations

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hallway with concrete floor
Mark Warner

Concrete: the Floor of the Future

Hard Floors

One of the fastest growing segments of the flooring industry is concrete floors. They take a minimal amount of care to maintain, if you care for them and polish them correctly.

mop and bucket
David Collette

Get Agitated About Mopping

Hard Floors

Tile, grout, soil, and tools can all impact your mopping strategy and how you tackle that greasy floor.



business person balancing budget
Ron Segura

Pricing Bids for the Win

Business and Management

Cleaning contractors often believe that customers select janitorial services based on which contractor has the lowest bid. They are both right and wrong.

church classroom pool and dentist's office
Jess Baidwan

Managing Multiple Cleaning Environments

Technology and Trends

Managing multiple cleaning environments on a single campus can be stressful and overwhelming. This Facility Focus article presented by IEHA, a division of ISSA, can help your staff get ahead.

parking lot of office building

Scoring Exterior Maintenance Plan Buy-in

Facility Management

Many clients don’t realize that neglecting regular exterior maintenance can hit them in the pocketbook later with expensive facility repairs and serious tenant injuries.



boxes made of recycled cardboard
Stephen Ashkin

Choose a Distributor That Values Sustainability

Facility Management

Asking your distributors leading questions about their environmental practices will give you a clue as to their sustainability policies.

Group of employees gathered together for training
Kevin Keeler

Show Some Respect in BSC/In-House Relationships

Business and Management

If your BSCs and in-house staff are working against each other, follow these three tips to help them gain mutual respect.