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Manufacturing facility warehouse floor
June 12, 2019 Bill Ruhr

Considerations for Workloading Complex Floor Plans

Proper workloading calculations can help to guide equipment choices for various areas of a warehouse, manufacturing plant, or other types of complicated layouts

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A modern restroom with automatic dispensers and fixtures
June 12, 2019 Kathleen Misovic

No-Touch Restrooms

Patrons of no-touch restrooms can activate toilet seat covers, dispense toilet paper, wash and dry their hands, and throw out trash, all without touching a dispenser or fixture.

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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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A clean men's restroom
June 11, 2019 Kelly Zimmerman

Corners and Crevices: The Nastiest Restroom Areas

Contrary to popular belief, the toilet seat is not the grossest spot in a restroom. Learn tips to clean dirty grout, overfilled feminine hygiene receptacles, and other nasty restroom surfaces.

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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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Strategize for Inclement Seasons
September 5, 2017 Brian Birch & Missy Henriksen

Strategize for Inclement Seasons

Follow this step-by-step guide on snow and ice removal planning to ensure your property is prepared for whatever the winter season has in store.

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Raise Expectations for High-Level Projects
August 4, 2017 Justin Kissinger

Raise Expectations for High-Level Projects

For extensive projects, such as ceiling repairs, low-level access lifts are the most efficient and safest alternative.

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Cleaning Is Not Black and White
August 4, 2017 Judy Gillies

Cleaning Is Not Black and White

Here are six steps you must take into consideration when calculating labor hours.

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Create a 2018 FM Budget
July 31, 2017 Ray Demes

Create a 2018 FM Budget

Here are five financial tips you should follow to ensure your building continues to flourish in the coming year.

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Think Snow While the Summer Sun Shines
July 27, 2017 William R. Griffin

Think Snow While the Summer Sun Shines

If you service areas that are prone to wet and freezing temperatures, chances are you will be responsible for ice and snow removal. How should you bid these services?

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Time to Upgrade
July 26, 2017 Joel Craddock

Time to Upgrade

Holding on to outdated and cheap equipment can be the most expensive choice you’ll ever make. Here's how spending some of your hard-earned money can increase your bottom line.

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Strategize for the Future: Create a Disaster Plan
July 11, 2017 Jack Brosnan

Strategize for the Future: Create a Disaster Plan

It’s nearly impossible to know when a disaster will strike, and yet any of them could result in complete failure for an organization.

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