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A clean classroom
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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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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Gloved hand cleaning toilet
September 1, 2015 Rosie D. Lyles

Cleaning for Health in Public Restrooms

Restrooms are consistently cited as one of the toughest areas to maintain—and the No. 1 source of customer complaints.

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