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A clean men's restroom
February 13, 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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Yotel New York entrace with digital room check-in
February 6, 2019 Kelly Zimmerman

How High-Tech Solutions are Shaping Hospitality

Robots may be the solution for increasing housekeeping efficiencies, while creating better experiences for hotel patrons

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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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Man removing a ceiling vent screen
February 6, 2019 Doug Hoffman

Will “Dead” Mold Hurt Your Building Patrons?

Is dead mold dangerous or harmful? Also, what is dead mold? How do I identify it? Learn the basics here.

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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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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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