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November 29, 2018 Jean-François Leblanc

Color Coding Industrial Work Spaces for Safety

How green, yellow, and red safety zones can protect your workers from on-site accidents

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Men wearing protective vests in an industrial facility
November 27, 2018 Jean-François Leblanc

Keep it Clean, Keep it Safe in Industrial Facilities

Training is critical to keeping cleaning staff safe on a plant or warehouse floor. Review these safety tips before training staff to clean these risky environments.

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November 26, 2018 Tim Conn

Bidding a Medical Facility

Medical facilities vary in their specific needs. Consider training resources, cleaning products, and required equipment when making a bid.

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A person using equipment to care for a terrazzo floor
November 21, 2018 James Flieler

Protected Terrazzo Floors Last a Lifetime

While terrazzo is generally long lasting—and is still found in old palacios and palazzos in Italy—it can succumb to deterioration. Here’s how to prevent it.

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Selecting the Best Service Provider
March 10, 2017 Bill McGarvey

Selecting the Best Service Provider

Keep in mind: Service providers often have to back their service into a price and keep the facility clean while maintaining a profit.

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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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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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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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Can Liner Consequences
February 9, 2017 Stephen Ashkin

Can Liner Consequences

While trash can liners help to keep our facilities clean, how we dispose of them can have grave consequences.

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Protect Your Roof From Sleet, Snow, and Moisture
February 8, 2017 Rick Cunningham

Protect Your Roof From Sleet, Snow, and Moisture

While the summer can cause heat related issues for a commercial roof, the winter can often cause the greatest amount of damage—no matter where the facility is located.

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Tackling Tough Facility Odors
February 3, 2017 Robert D. Foster

Tackling Tough Facility Odors

Odor: It is a problem that stinks, but it’s a top concern and one of the most difficult problems confronting cleaning professionals today.

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Maintain a Solid Facility Image in Winter
February 2, 2017 Neal Glatt

Maintain a Solid Facility Image in Winter

Proper snow and ice management is imperative to positive facility image, tenant safety, and visitor satisfaction.

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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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Hard Floor Maintenance for the Winter Months
January 1, 2017 Joel Craddock

Hard Floor Maintenance for the Winter Months

Rock salt, ice melt, slush, and moisture can wreak havoc on hard floor surfaces of all kinds. Protect your facility’s investment with a seasonal plan for hard floor care.

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Want a Guaranteed Profit Increase?
December 30, 2016 Cliff Beiser

Want a Guaranteed Profit Increase?

Wrangle up more money in your budget by properly maintaining a building’s assets. Here's an example of how to do that with carpet.

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Working With Your Distributor
December 9, 2016 Stephen Ashkin

Working With Your Distributor

Cleaning professionals are once more turning to jansan distributors for advice and direction on how to implement a sustainability program for the facilities they service.

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