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April 18, 2019 CMM Staff

Prove ROI on Sustainability Efforts

This Q & A with an industry consultant will help you track your facility's return on investment in implementing sustainability efforts.

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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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April 17, 2019 Stephen Ashkin

Invest in Sustainability for Growth and Stability

Businesses that take steps to protect their facilities against climate change can pour as much as US$26 billion into the world's economy and create as many as 65 million "low carbon" jobs by 2030.

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April 15, 2019 Sponsored by 3M

2019 In-House Survey Shows FMs Reign Over Budgets

Gain insight into how your fellow FMs are making their purchasing decisions; read our report on CMM's 2019 In-House/Facility Management Benchmarking Survey, sponsored by 3M.

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Seven Tips To Make Accountability Stick
January 10, 2014 Julie Miller and Brian Bedford

Seven Tips To Make Accountability Stick

As a leader at your organization, you like to think that you run a pretty tight ship.

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Supply Chain Management
December 10, 2013 Dave Frank

Supply Chain Management

It’s not uncommon to see building service contractors and in-house cleaning managers juggling the procurement of products, tools and equipment from multiple suppliers and multiple locations.

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The Business Owner's Dirty Dozen, Part 2
November 14, 2013 Joseph and JoAnn Callaway

The Business Owner's Dirty Dozen, Part 2

While you don’t treat your employees like dirt, you may feel that you don’t owe them any special favors, either.

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The Business Owner's Dirty Dozen, Part 1
November 8, 2013 Joseph and JoAnn Callaway

The Business Owner's Dirty Dozen, Part 1

So, you’re building a small business with only the proverbial wing and prayer to keep you aloft.

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Bartering To Boost Cleaning Sales
September 20, 2013 John Strabley

Bartering To Boost Cleaning Sales

In its simplest form, bartering involves an equal trade; one business swaps a good or service for another.

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Working Up Window Cleaning Estimates
September 9, 2013 William R. Griffin

Working Up Window Cleaning Estimates

For those venturing into the window-cleaning market segment, below are a few suggestions to create happy customers and proper profits.

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The Costs And Profit Of Sustainable Green Cleaning
August 14, 2013 William R. Griffin

The Costs And Profit Of Sustainable Green Cleaning

Many companies now want to see a more comprehensive package of services that includes green equipment and processes along with support for their recycling program.

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July 2, 2013

Floor Finish Applicator

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The Art And Science Of Pricing
June 17, 2013 Bill Griffin

The Art And Science Of Pricing

Although the use of carpeting as a floor covering in commercial buildings has declined over the last 10 years, there is still a lot of carpet to be cleaned in most accounts.

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Increase Sales By Offering Bundled Services
June 13, 2013 Gary Joyner

Increase Sales By Offering Bundled Services

There is a way for you to make your company stand heads above all of the other cleaning companies in your hometown market.

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Hospitals Reap Rewards For Focusing On Quality Cleaning
June 13, 2013 Dave Frank

Hospitals Reap Rewards For Focusing On Quality Cleaning

Healthcare organizations have a new reason to be concerned about how their patients perceive the cleanliness of hospitals and patient rooms.

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Increasing Brand Awareness With In-house Label Printing
May 20, 2013 Peter Chalmers

Increasing Brand Awareness With In-house Label Printing

In an industry in which harsh solvents and other potentially toxic chemicals are commonly used, you can improve the safety of your workers and customers or building occupants by applying accurate labels to bottled products.

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