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How High-Tech Solutions are Shaping Hospitality

Robots may be the solution for increasing housekeeping efficiencies, while creating better experiences for hotel patrons

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Upholstery Fabric Damage: Let's Get Technical

A new monthly section brought to you by IICRC and its team of experts. This inaugural article discusses how hidden flame retardants may damage facility furniture.

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Maricha Ellis

How to Properly Contain Chemicals

Health and Safety

Proper storage is key to avoiding leaks and penalties while remaining compliant with the law.

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Kathleen Misovic

Dispenser Innovations Drive Sustainable Solutions

Products

Advances in restroom dispensers are helping to cut down on toilet paper waste and drive sustainability initiatives for facilities.

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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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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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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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Wipe Holders
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HOSPECO

Wipe Holders

The SPHERGO® Flat Surface Cleaning System from HOSPECO features no-touch disposal to prevent the transmission of germs from the wiper pad to the user or other surfaces. The Press-N-Go™ base is designed for reusable microfiber pads and the Tuck-N-Go™ base is designed for wet or dry, nonwoven, bifold disposable wipers. Both bases have a ball handle for easy grasping and to accommodate an extension pole.

Power Scrubbers
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Hillyard

Power Scrubbers

One-touch settings let you to customize Trident® power scrubbing equipment from Hillyard for each user or cleaning area. Onboard video instructions allow operators to get right to work. The equipment operates in Eco-Mode for light cleanings, and in Power-Mode for touch cleaning jobs. Its health status feature gives reports on battery performance and the conditions of critical systems, simplifying maintenance troubleshooting and reducing equipment downtime.

Air Freshener
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Fragrance Delivery Technologies Ltd.

Air Freshener

The Oxygen-Pro Programmable Air Freshness System from Fragrance Delivery Technologies uses oxygen-powered patented fuel cell technology to deliver continuous fragrance without harmful chlorofluorocarbons, volatile organic compounds, or propellants. It runs one year on two AA alkaline batteries. The system is available in two 100 percent recyclable cartridges: one providing 30 days and the other providing up to 90 days of fragrance.

Floor Pad
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Filmop USA

Floor Pad

The 16.5-inch Mono-Micro Disposable 100 Percent Microfiber Pad from Filmop is constructed of three layers. The cleaning layer is made of polypropylene microfiber with triple reinforcement seams for durability. The absorbent layer holds and releases up to 4 fluid ounces of cleaning solution or disinfectant. The attachment layer fastens and releases on any Velcro holder, eliminating lint buildup.

Disinfectant
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Diversey

Disinfectant

SureTouch® one-step cleaner, disinfectant, and deodorizer from Diversey is classified as low toxic by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. It breaks down to oxygen and water after use and does not irritate the eyes or skin. The disinfectant is compatible with hard, nonporous surfaces and is effective against MRSA, influenza, norovirus, and other pathogens. Its ready-to-use formula eliminates the need to measure and mix chemicals.

Disinfecting System
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EarthSafe Chemical Alternatives

Disinfecting System

The EvaClean Touchless Electrostatic Disinfecting and Sanitizing System from EarthSafe Chemical Alternatives cleans surfaces using a sprayer and effervescent disinfecting and sanitizing tablets. The lightweight, battery-operated sprayer stays charged for four hours. It features an adjustable nozzle, ergonomic handle, and a headlight to illuminate work surfaces for precise coverage. The Purtabs dissolve in regular tap water and contain no harsh chemicals.

Waste Receptacle
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TuffBoxx

Waste Receptacle

The Camper, a dual stream waste and recycling bin from TuffBoxx, will keep wildlife out of your trash. It features two mailbox-style chutes, one for garbage and one for recycling, secured by finger release levers. Constructed of galvanized steel with lockable double lids and doors, each Camper holds two 32-gallon containers. A mounting system at the bottom allows it to be secured to a concrete pad.

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