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A modern restroom with automatic dispensers and fixtures
April 24, 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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A toilet paper dispenser with money ($100 bill) coming out of it
April 23, 2019 CMM Staff

Your Patrons Are Flushing Money Down the Toilet

Advances in toilet paper dispensers, as well as high capacity rolls, are a couple of options that can help you keep your facility's toilet paper expenses under control.

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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 woman with two small children in an airport terminal
April 23, 2019 Robert Kravitz

Lactation Rooms: New Policies Coming to an Airport Near You

A new law requires all large- and medium-sized airports in the United States to provide a private, hygienic space in each terminal for nursing or pumping mothers.

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Gray shag carpet with CMM logo
March 29, 2019 Sponsored by General Chemical Corp.

2019 Carpet Care Webinar: Is Your Carpet Doomed?

Learn four critical factors that will contribute to the success of your carpet care program, and find out if your carpet is salvageable or beyond repair

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Yotel New York entrace with digital room check-in
March 26, 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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A person using equipment to care for a terrazzo floor
March 20, 2019 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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Colleagues seated around a tablet analyzing data
March 19, 2019 Tim Poskin

Improve the Strength and Stability of Your Operation

If you fail to occasionally pan out to look at the big picture, you will miss opportunities to realize efficiencies and correct productivity drains within your organization.

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Coffee spilling on carpet
March 19, 2019 Anthony Velez

Carpet Spots vs. Stains: Like Oil and Water

The first step to successful spill removal from your carpet is identification; follow these tips to save your carpet.

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A dispensing system
March 1, 2019 Matt Hayas

The Evolution of Chemical Dispensing Systems

Keeping up-to-date on chemical dispenser advancements can help you find the right system to accurately and safely measure cleaning chemicals at your facility.

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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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A wet paint sign nailed onto a wall
January 24, 2019 Tina Huff

Post Signs Without Damaging School Surfaces

Customizable sign labels can be removed cleanly from most surfaces, reducing the need to repair and repaint school walls.

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Bullets and notebooks scattered on the floor
January 8, 2019 Kathleen Misovic

Know When to Run and When to Fight

Facility managers can protect building residents during a mass shooting by knowing when to encourage them to run, helping them find a place to hide, or instructing them on ways to fight back.

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carpet in an office setting
December 31, 2018 Brad Hoare

Vacuuming: A Key to Clean Indoor Air Quality

The right vacuuming tools and a solid floor care strategy can improve overall health for building occupants.

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Red stop light
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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