In order for a cleaning company to earn the business of a school or an entire school district, it must demonstrate that it can create a healthy atmosphere for students and staff. Use these five lesson plans when pitching your company to a school.Article
Follow these tips to clean carpet quickly, efficiently, and safely without injuring yourself or damaging the vacuum.Article
Better indoor air quality starts at the front door: A proper matting system can help keep pollutants out and clean air in.Article
For the small mom-and-pop cleaning contractor, cleaning supply costs may be a minor concern. Of course, everyone wants to get the best product at the best price, but in many cases, supplies may be a small cost compared to the overall business operation.Article
Establishing a stringent sanitation regimen and facility maintenance plan that covers indoor and outdoor areas can help protect your building and its occupants from pests and the diseases they carry.Article
Maintaining a visibly clean environment is important for influencing public perceptions because cleanliness is a top concern for customers.Article
Pressure to address overall safety for employees is being driven by the high monetary cost of incidents, as well as the effect accidents have on employee productivity and overall company morale.
Just because recycling is the granddaddy of the green and sustainability movement doesn't mean there isn't still plenty of room for improvement.Article
Developments in floor care technology are not only helping facility managers and building service contractors keep better track of their equipment, but how their cleaning crews are using it and what to do as soon as a problem arises.Article
As long as people move, slips and falls will be part of workplace hazards.Since slips and falls make up about 85 percent of workers’ compensation claims each year, placing a focus on slip-and-fall prevention can significantly impact a company’s bottom line.Article
While a properly installed and finished floor can withstand high levels of foot traffic and action, proper care and maintenance is a critical component in getting the most life out of a hardwood floor.Article
Landscaping and pest management are more intertwined than you may think—those seemingly well-manicured plants and flowers outside your facility can also attract and provide harborage for pests.Article
High-traffic areas add extra challenges to the cleaning process. These areas are where high levels of soil track into a building, and if not removed, result in aggressive wear of surfaces and finishes.
According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), foodborne illness is a preventable public health challenge that causes 48 million illnesses, 128,000 hospitalizations, and 3,000 deaths annually, sickening one-in-six Americans.Article
What keeps in-house/facility managers up at night? According to aggregate findings from the 2016 Cleaning and Maintenance Management (CMM) In-House/Facility Management Benchmarking Survey, it’s a combination of labor, budgets, and productivity.Article