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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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A Facility’s Guide to Composting
November 23, 2015 Nicole Bowman

A Facility’s Guide to Composting

Composting is not only a growing trend in waste management, but it’s a national priority and a simple solution that can reap significant environmental rewards.

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From the Mop to the Money
November 20, 2015 Judy Gillies

From the Mop to the Money

If you are a cleaning operations manager—whether in-house or contracted—you walk a tightrope every day.

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Sustainable Green Cleaning
November 20, 2015 Stephen Ashkin

Sustainable Green Cleaning

Creating a sustainable cleaning program involves more than implementing green cleaning products. Learn why.

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ICAN/ATEX: How Should I Bid A Yearly Contract?
November 10, 2015

ICAN/ATEX: How Should I Bid A Yearly Contract?

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ICAN/ATEX: How Should I Tackle a Nightly Cleaning Bid?
November 4, 2015

ICAN/ATEX: How Should I Tackle a Nightly Cleaning Bid?

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Handling the Walk-through
October 1, 2015 Tobi Colbert

Handling the Walk-through

Whenever building service contractors (BSCs) get together, the topics they are most likely to discuss are bids and bidding. However, one of the most important issues—and some might say the most important issue—often overlooked during the bidding process is making the most of the walk-through.

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Budgeting Your Building
September 29, 2015 Kylie Ora Lobell

Budgeting Your Building

It’s that time of year again—budget time! Consider these tips to help you get more bang for your buck and validate your expenses to your clients and supervisors.

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Natural Disaster Cleanup 101
September 9, 2015 Kylie Ora Lobell

Natural Disaster Cleanup 101

Hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, fires, winter storms, mudslides, and earthquakes happen throughout the year all over the United States.

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Is That a Fly in My Toilet?
September 8, 2015 Ron Harrison

Is That a Fly in My Toilet?

A poorly equipped and maintained restroom can create a lasting and damaging impression.

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Tackling the Women’s Restroom
September 4, 2015 Stacey Freed

Tackling the Women’s Restroom

How do you ensure employees are following the right procedures to keep themselves and others safe?

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The Distributor’s Role in High-Traffic Areas
September 4, 2015 Michael Wilson

The Distributor’s Role in High-Traffic Areas

Typically when we think of effective restroom care, we think of cleaning contractors along with the tools they use to clean and maintain public restrooms.

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Enhancing the Customer Experience One Stall at a Time
September 2, 2015 Dave Mesko

Enhancing the Customer Experience One Stall at a Time

There are many factors that can impact a customer’s impression of your business. Unfortunately, there is one important area that we often overlook: the restroom.

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