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Inside of a dialysis center showing treatment stations
August 1, 2019 Tim Conn

Bidding a Medical Facility Part 3: Dialysis Centers

Knowing how to properly handle biohazardous waste is critical for any cleaning service considering making a bid to clean a dialysis center.

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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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July 23, 2019 Ariel Feldman

Advocating for the Cleaning Industry

ISSA tracks and addresses various legislative issues pertaining to the cleaning and maintenance industry to educate and engage its members, policymakers, and the public at large.

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July 17, 2019 Bruce DeLoatch

The Science of Leadership

Learn how to developing yourself as an effective leader can be the best way to develop and retain superstar employees.

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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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Floor Finish Applicator
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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Comparison of Key Industry Performance Metrics
May 15, 2013 Vince Elliot

Comparison of Key Industry Performance Metrics

I had a request from a client to compare his performance to industry key performance metrics under traditional task/frequency and performance-based specification relationships.

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