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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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Photo of patients in a health care facility waiting room
November 26, 2018 Tim Conn

Bidding a Medical Facility

Medical facilities vary in their specific needs. Consider training resources, cleaning products, and required equipment when making a bid.

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A person using equipment to care for a terrazzo floor
November 21, 2018 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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The Basics Of Bidding
February 1, 2014 William R. Griffin

The Basics Of Bidding

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Reassessing Your Campus Cleaning
January 29, 2014 Michael Kupneski

Reassessing Your Campus Cleaning

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Supply Chain Management
December 10, 2013 Dave Frank

Supply Chain Management

It’s not uncommon to see building service contractors and in-house cleaning managers juggling the procurement of products, tools and equipment from multiple suppliers and multiple locations.

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ICAN/ATEX: What is the shelf life of diluted cleaning and disinfecting agents?
December 2, 2013 Lynn Krafft

ICAN/ATEX: What is the shelf life of diluted cleaning and disinfecting agents?

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ICAN/ATEX: How should I bid on a church?
November 22, 2013

ICAN/ATEX: How should I bid on a church?

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ICAN/ATEX: How should I bid on an apartment complex?
November 15, 2013 Lynn Krafft

ICAN/ATEX: How should I bid on an apartment complex?

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Pressure Washing And EPA Fines
November 11, 2013

Pressure Washing And EPA Fines

When it comes to keeping building exteriors and outdoor structures clean, the recommendation often rests with the custodial professionals and/or building service contractors in charge.

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Bartering To Boost Cleaning Sales
September 20, 2013 John Strabley

Bartering To Boost Cleaning Sales

In its simplest form, bartering involves an equal trade; one business swaps a good or service for another.

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ICAN/ATEX: How should I bid a larger movie theater space?
September 16, 2013 Lynn Krafft

ICAN/ATEX: How should I bid a larger movie theater space?

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Selecting One-man Earth Drills
September 12, 2013 Mike Hale

Selecting One-man Earth Drills

No longer “just a hole digger,” designs and features have advanced and improved over the years – the industry has come a long way from the simple hand method of digging.

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ICAN/ATEX: What are the pros and cons of waterless urinals?
September 11, 2013

ICAN/ATEX: What are the pros and cons of waterless urinals?

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Working Up Window Cleaning Estimates
September 9, 2013 William R. Griffin

Working Up Window Cleaning Estimates

For those venturing into the window-cleaning market segment, below are a few suggestions to create happy customers and proper profits.

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