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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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Photo of patients in a health care facility waiting room
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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Navigating Construction Cleanup
February 5, 2016

Navigating Construction Cleanup

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Pros and Cons of Antimicrobial Surface Coatings
January 29, 2016 Stephen Ashkin

Pros and Cons of Antimicrobial Surface Coatings

Along with helping to inhibit the spread of germs and bacteria on medical instruments, antimicrobial coatings can also impact how we clean health care facilities.

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The ROI of Clean Air
January 29, 2016 Jeff Dryfhout

The ROI of Clean Air

Providing clean air has a wide range of benefits, including increased occupant productivity, reduced absenteeism, and improved facility perception.

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The Business Benefits of a Traditional Office
January 29, 2016 Joel Craddock

The Business Benefits of a Traditional Office

Many successful businesses start with a home office. The startup costs, including overhead, can be lower if you’re working out of your home, but there are factors to consider before jumping into a home office.

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Man vacuuming in airport
January 28, 2016 Sherlon Kauffman

Wintertime's Impact on Facility Air Quality

During the winter months, it’s more crucial than ever to think about the quality of the air we breathe, particularly in cold locations. This time of year, dirt, dust, slush, and grime increase, while our exposure to cleaner outside air diminishes.

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Investing In Your Company
January 25, 2016 Joel Craddock

Investing In Your Company

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Handwashing
January 5, 2016 Samantha Williams

Healthy Hands, Healthy Facility

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), hand hygiene is one of the most important steps to avoid getting sick and spreading germs to others.

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Prepping for New Tenants
January 4, 2016 Kylie Ora Lobell

Prepping for New Tenants

When tenants have been in commercial spaces for months or years, and they’re finally ready to move out, it’s up to cleaners to come in and make these areas sparkle.

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New Carpet Trends for 2016
December 28, 2015 Lew Migliore

New Carpet Trends for 2016

The ever-changing world of carpet continues to evolve with technology, styling, size, shape, daring colors, and cutting-edge innovations, and there does not appear to be an end in sight.

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Stripping & Finishing Hard Floors
December 2, 2015 Adam Strizzi

Stripping & Finishing Hard Floors

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Trade Show Education Roundup
November 30, 2015

Trade Show Education Roundup

ISSA/INTERCLEAN® North America 2015 offered nearly 50 education sessions for professionals in the commercial cleaning and facilities management industries.

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LEED With Your Pest Control Program
November 24, 2015 Patrick Copps

LEED With Your Pest Control Program

As you continue striving for the most eco-friendly—and economical—solutions for your building, start by incorporating the following pest management solutions.

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