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February 11, 2019 Ricardo Regalado

Master the Walk-Through, Master Your Bid

Learn three steps you can take during facility walk-throughs to become a proficient bidder and win more contracts.

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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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January 2, 2019 Kathleen Misovic

Take Control of Your Company’s Online Presence

The way you respond to people who write negative online reviews of your business can save your company's reputation and win back disgruntled customers.

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top BSC challenges
December 18, 2018 Kelly Zimmerman

Wage Increases Won’t Stop BSC Expansions

CMM survey shows staffing is a top issue, but the market looks bright for contract cleaning companies

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Mixing Up Management Styles
June 5, 2017 Kevin Keeler

Mixing Up Management Styles

While many of us in the cleaning and facilities management industries may aspire to be in a supervisory position, once we reach our goal, we may find ourselves pulled in too many directions.

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The Benefits of Long-Term Contracts
May 31, 2017 Ron Segura

The Benefits of Long-Term Contracts

There are five ways long-term contracts can benefit both you and your customers.

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Restroom dispensers
May 30, 2017 William R. Griffin

Pricing Products for Dispensers

Pricing paper, plastic, and hand soap can be challenging and financially risky if you don’t have a formula for accurately estimating past or future usage.

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Norovirus Outbreak Strikes Florida School
May 12, 2017

Norovirus Outbreak Strikes Florida School

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Preparing for Disaster: Creating a Business Continuity Plan
May 1, 2017

Preparing for Disaster: Creating a Business Continuity Plan

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How to Restore Your Floors
April 26, 2017 Larry Cooper

How to Restore Your Floors

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#TVTuesday: Greening the Industry
April 24, 2017

#TVTuesday: Greening the Industry

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Addressing Facility Theft
April 7, 2017 Ron Segura

Addressing Facility Theft

Managers of custodial crews must be prepared to deal with personnel and security issues, such as building theft.

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3 Ways to Avoid the Half-Million Dollar French Fry
April 7, 2017 David Collette

3 Ways to Avoid the Half-Million Dollar French Fry

Proactively reduce your risk by using a qualified walkway auditor as either an internal or external resource.

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Sustainability Needs a Winning Team
April 7, 2017 Stephen Ashkin

Sustainability Needs a Winning Team

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To Franchise or Not to Franchise
April 6, 2017 Tim Conn

To Franchise or Not to Franchise

No matter what business model you follow, expansion and growth is the name of the game.

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Bridging the Gap
April 5, 2017 Judy Gillies

Bridging the Gap

It’s not surprising that gaps exist between client expectations and contractor deliverables.

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