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A clean classroom
August 2, 2019 Adam Povlitz

Teach Educators the Five Lessons of Cleaning Schools

In order for a cleaning company to earn the business of a school or an entire school district, it must demonstrate that it can create a healthy atmosphere for students and staff. Use these five lesson plans when pitching your company to a school.

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Woman vacuuming an elderly woman's home
August 1, 2019 Laura Patock

10 Tips for Vacuuming Success

Follow these tips to clean carpet quickly, efficiently, and safely without injuring yourself or damaging the vacuum.

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Discover A Smarter Way to Dust
February 13, 2019 Sponsored by 3M

Discover A Smarter Way to Dust

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people going into office building
July 12, 2019 JoAnn Durette

Improve Your IAQ

Better indoor air quality starts at the front door: A proper matting system can help keep pollutants out and clean air in.

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Water meter
December 5, 2017 Klaus Reichardt

Go Beyond Fixing Leaks

Keep water rate increases in check by reducing your facility’s water use in the long term. Here are helpful steps on how to get there.

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flooding
December 5, 2017 Larry Lawton

Look to Efficiency and Safety When Cleaning After a Hurricane

The damage left behind by a hurricane may seem impossible to repair. Getting back to normal will take time and effort, but with the proper cleaning supplies, you can do it.

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Five Tips to Protect Floors from the Ravages of Weather
December 4, 2017 Cintas Corp.

Five Tips to Protect Floors from the Ravages of Weather

The following floor cleaning checklist will help facility managers protect floors from the ravages of weather such as snow, ice, mud, and rain.

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Handling Hazardous Waste in Schools
December 1, 2017 Maricha Ellis

Handling Hazardous Waste in Schools

From science labs to cleaning supply rooms, an educational facility houses a variety of hazardous waste that must be managed and disposed properly for safety and compliance reasons.

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Healthier Air, Healthier Students
October 15, 2017 Cristina Córdova & Tracy Washington Enger

Healthier Air, Healthier Students

IAQ issues in facilities can lead to long- and short-term health problems. Learn how to mitigate this issue to help improve student health.

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Chicago White Sox Restroom Renovation
October 15, 2017 David Casal

Chicago White Sox Restroom Renovation

When it comes to upgrading historic facilities like these, the challenge is to accomplish renovations and upgrades without impacting its character.

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Organizations Must Weather the Storm
October 11, 2017 Stephen Ashkin

Organizations Must Weather the Storm

Natural disasters around the globe are having dramatic impact on businesses small and large. How can we prepare business to be resilient in these times?

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Prepping for Winter Pests
October 10, 2017 Glen Ramsey

Prepping for Winter Pests

Winter weather can bring the most dreaded pests, including rodents and cockroaches, into your facility.

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Five Simple Solutions for Workplace Success
October 10, 2017 Kevin Keeler

Five Simple Solutions for Workplace Success

Whether you own your own cleaning company or work as a cleaning supervisor, we’ve all felt overwhelmed in our jobs at some point in time.

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Innovative Parking Lot Design Makes Business Sense
October 6, 2017 Brad Done

Innovative Parking Lot Design Makes Business Sense

Visitors form their first impression of a facility long before they enter the front door and as early as entering the parking lot.

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Building Maintenance Starts From the Top
September 7, 2017 Ray Demes

Building Maintenance Starts From the Top

Here's how to protect your facility's roof, even from the most extreme weather conditions.

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Wood gymnasium floor
September 7, 2017 Mike Watt

Get on the Ball with Protecting Your Gym Floor

Facility managers tasked with protecting hardwood gym floors, such as those in schools or recreation centers, will find creating a gym floor management program a good first step.

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