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August 2, 2019 Adam Povlitz

Teach Educators the Five Lessons of Cleaning Schools

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.

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Woman vacuuming an elderly woman's home
August 1, 2019 Laura Patock

10 Tips for Vacuuming Success

Follow these tips to clean carpet quickly, efficiently, and safely without injuring yourself or damaging the vacuum.

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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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people going into office building
July 12, 2019 JoAnn Durette

Improve Your IAQ

Better indoor air quality starts at the front door: A proper matting system can help keep pollutants out and clean air in.

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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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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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