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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

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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High Dusting Kits from ProTeam
February 6, 2019 Sponsored by ProTeam

High Dusting Kits from ProTeam

ProTeam® offers High Dusting Kits that bring many above-the-floor areas within the cleaner’s reach for safe and efficient cleaning.

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June 15, 2019 Ricardo Regalado

Four Steps for Hiring Future Trainers

Creating a process is key for developing top employees and future leaders

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charts and graphs with magnifying glass and calculator
June 4, 2019 Siddarth Shetty

Analyzing the 4 Types of FM Analytics Correctly

Utilizing descriptive, diagnostic, predictive, and prescriptive analytics can help your business improve operations, save costs, and stand out from the competition.

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More Than a Folded Map
March 9, 2017 Kevin Keeler

More Than a Folded Map

Here are some factors to consider when outlining work assignments.

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Caring for Carpet: Learn to Preserve This Valuable Facility Asset
March 9, 2017

Caring for Carpet: Learn to Preserve This Valuable Facility Asset

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When to Fire a Client
March 8, 2017 Joel Craddock

When to Fire a Client

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

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Managing Multiple Facilities
March 8, 2017 Tim Conn

Managing Multiple Facilities

Consistency creates a level of trust among custodians, management, and other decision-makers within an organization.

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Planning for Change
March 7, 2017 Stephen Ashkin

Planning for Change

With a new president and administration in the White House, it is hard to predict how the next four years will unfold, particularly for our industry.

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Purchasing Considerations for Decision-Makers
March 7, 2017 Bill McGarvey

Purchasing Considerations for Decision-Makers

Costs associated with employee safety, storage, training, and waste can often negate any potential savings from buying a cheaper product.

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Production Rates and Costs for K–12
March 3, 2017 William R. Griffin

Production Rates and Costs for K–12

As with other types of cleaning, consider your staff, process, equipment, and budget when bidding on a school district.

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Aligning With Your Customer
February 7, 2017 Judy Gillies

Aligning With Your Customer

Today’s facility managers spend more time putting out fires than planning strategies for keeping their facilities clean.

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From Complainer to Flag Waver
January 31, 2017 Ron Segura

From Complainer to Flag Waver

In most cases, even a challenging customer can be turned into a flag waver—someone who really applauds your service—with a little time and care.

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Bidding Stadiums and Sports Venues
January 30, 2017 William R. Griffin

Bidding Stadiums and Sports Venues

Facility sizes and attendance levels will affect the amount of cleaning staff you need.

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Bed Bugs, Rodents & Angry Parents Infest Washington, D.C. School
January 7, 2017 CMM Staff

Bed Bugs, Rodents & Angry Parents Infest Washington, D.C. School

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Looking to the Future; Learning From the Past
January 3, 2017 Kevin Keeler

Looking to the Future; Learning From the Past

Running an effective operation has always come down to the basics: planning, training, and the utilization of the most effective cleaning techniques.

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