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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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A Wet Drain Keeps the Cockroaches Away
July 10, 2017 Klaus Reichardt

A Wet Drain Keeps the Cockroaches Away

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Cleaning Your Commercial Kitchen
July 7, 2017 Chelsea Keeton

Cleaning Your Commercial Kitchen

Regardless of whether your facility's kitchen is in a high school cafeteria or a five-star hotel restaurant, ensuring your commercial kitchen is a clean and healthy environment should be a top priority.

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Pricing Exterior Maintenance Projects
July 5, 2017 William R. Griffin

Pricing Exterior Maintenance Projects

When we think of servicing building exteriors,we may think of dumping trash cans, picking up garbage and cigarette butts, and sweeping the sidewalk. However, those aren't enough.

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Beauty on the Outside
June 12, 2017 David Lanzafame

Beauty on the Outside

A building’s landscape is one of the first parts of the property a patron, client, or potential employee may see when visiting.

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Caring for Carpet Squares
June 8, 2017 Kelly Zimmerman

Caring for Carpet Squares

Caring for carpet squares—also known as carpet tiles—can be tricky.

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Let Your Green Roof Thrive
June 6, 2017 Tim Husen

Let Your Green Roof Thrive

The greenery on your roof could be putting your facility at risk for a pest invasion.

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2017 In-House/FM Survey Results: CMM’s Annual Analysis
June 2, 2017 CMM Staff

2017 In-House/FM Survey Results: CMM’s Annual Analysis

How do you measure up to your peers when comparing facility operations? Download our survey for eight facts about your fellow FMs.

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Attending to Baby Changing Stations
June 1, 2017 Amy Seretsky

Attending to Baby Changing Stations

We can expect more building managers to install baby changing systems and more cleaning workers to be called upon to clean and maintain them.

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Higher Education for the Industry
May 26, 2017 Nicole Bowman

Higher Education for the Industry

Facilities management is a growing field with a variety of career choices, solid compensation, and a relative lack of competition.

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Penn State Transitions to Standardized Cleaning
May 1, 2017 Sponsored by ProTeam

Penn State Transitions to Standardized Cleaning

Over five years ago, the university set in motion a campus-wide transition to a more efficient and effective cleaning program.

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Restaurant Stops the Mop and Switches to Kaivac OmniFlex System
May 1, 2017 Sponsored by Kaivac, Inc.

Restaurant Stops the Mop and Switches to Kaivac OmniFlex System

Jake Hibbett faced a cleaning challenge. As assistant manager of Buffalo Wings & Rings in Greendale, IN, he needed to create a clean and inviting environment for diners.

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Bringing School Spirit to Hardwood Floors
May 1, 2017 Sponsored by Bona

Bringing School Spirit to Hardwood Floors

Like most high school sport floors, the gym floor at Lutheran High School in Parker, CO, gets a good deal of foot traffic. From sporting events to dances, the gym is the heart of the school.

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