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September 30, 2019 Sponsored by SunBelt Rentals

2019 BSC/Contract Cleaning Benchmarking Survey Report

Find the latest business outlook from fellow building service contractors (BSCs), broken down by business type, size, revenue, geographical location, and more.

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September 27, 2019 Sandra Soraci

Acoustic Flooring Solutions for Health Care and Education Facilities

A quiet atmosphere can improve patient healing in hospitals, rehabilitation centers, and other health care settings, as well as encourage learning in educational facilities. Flooring solutions that improve building acoustics, such as rubber floors, can be a good choice for these buildings.

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​The Right Answer to Restaurants' Food Labeling Needs
October 11, 2019 Sponsored by DayMark

​The Right Answer to Restaurants' Food Labeling Needs

Imagine, for a moment, a back-of-house automation solution that addresses everything from labeling to training and that can be accessed most anywhere in the world.

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September 25, 2019 Doug Hoffman

Why New Buildings Need IAQ Management Programs

Contrary to popular belief, new buildings can have indoor air quality issues. Learn how an IAQ management program can alleviate issues from paint, construction materials, mold, and other contaminants.

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May 2, 2018 Kelly Zimmerman & Jonathan Adkins

Solving the Challenges of Facility Management

With the topic of building security and visitor safety fresh in the news, it's clear the responsibilities of building personnel go way beyond keeping facilities clean. Learn more about their top concerns in CMM's 2018 survey of facility management professionals.

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April 25, 2018 Sponsored by Sunbelt Rentals

The Rental Advantage

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April 25, 2018 Sponsored by ProTeam

Four New High Dusting Kits from ProTeam

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Harvard Maintenance Cleans for Health and Wellness
April 25, 2018 Sponsored by ProTeam

Harvard Maintenance Cleans for Health and Wellness

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April 23, 2018 Amanda Hosey

The Basics of Spot and Stain Removal

Different types of stains require different cleaning products and methods. Learn when to use water-based detergents, enzyme treatments, oxidizing agents and other cleaning products.

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April 23, 2018

Danger in the Soap Dispenser

A growing body of scientific evidence supports the idea that refillable bulk soap dispensers may be working against your efforts to create a clean and healthy building environment.

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New Pad From 3M Simplifies Floor Care Process
April 20, 2018 Sponsored by 3M

New Pad From 3M Simplifies Floor Care Process

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April 20, 2018 Jess Baidwan

Keep Your Supply Closet Organized With Routine Inspections

Following a spring cleaning, don't let your custodial closet fall back into disarray. Keep it neat and clean by following these five tips.

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April 16, 2018

Protecting a Valuable Asset: Carpet

Keeping carpet looking fresh is challenging, but sometimes we make it more complicated than it needs to be. These tips from the pros can help out both you and your facility.

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April 13, 2018 Robert Schuman

Three Solutions to Eliminate Excessive Dust

Excessive dust is not typical. If you see a layer of dust settle on surfaces shortly after you finish cleaning, chances are good that one of three factors is responsible: dirty HVAC systems, leaky ducts, or dusty floors.

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A human-like robot watching a woman mop a floor
April 12, 2018 Kelly Zimmerman

The Custodian-Robotic Relationship

Although today's robotic cleaners are highly advanced, they still need a human touch to operate efficiently. Both humans and their equipment must work together to produce the best result. Here's how.

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April 9, 2018 Missy Henriksen

Gearing Up Your Lawn for Spring

Here are three tips from landscape professionals to help revive outdoor spaces and enhance your landscape with the latest outdoor trends.

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