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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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ICAN/ATEX: How long should I expect it to take to clean 24,000 square feet?
August 23, 2013 Gary Clipperton

ICAN/ATEX: How long should I expect it to take to clean 24,000 square feet?

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ICAN/ATEX: How much should I bid to clean a 40,000 square foot area?
August 22, 2013 Lynn Krafft

ICAN/ATEX: How much should I bid to clean a 40,000 square foot area?

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ICAN/ATEX: How do you bid on movie theater contracts?
August 19, 2013 Gary Clipperton

ICAN/ATEX: How do you bid on movie theater contracts?

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Plants — The Silent Cleaner
August 16, 2013 Vince Elliot

Plants — The Silent Cleaner

Any Internet search is likely to expand on these findings and, if anything, tell a more compelling story about the quality of our indoor environments at work and at home.

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ICAN/ATEX: How do you get vacuum belt burn out of the carpet?
August 15, 2013 Gary Clipperton

ICAN/ATEX: How do you get vacuum belt burn out of the carpet?

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The Costs And Profit Of Sustainable Green Cleaning
August 14, 2013 William R. Griffin

The Costs And Profit Of Sustainable Green Cleaning

Many companies now want to see a more comprehensive package of services that includes green equipment and processes along with support for their recycling program.

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Ensuring Proper Disposal Every Time
August 14, 2013 Ryan Kanine

Ensuring Proper Disposal Every Time

Improper disposal of feminine hygiene products can also pose a public health threat. While these products may indeed be sanitary when they are fresh out of the box, they can become a breeding ground for a variety of germs and bacteria after use.

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Weather The Storm This Summer
August 8, 2013 Patrick Copps

Weather The Storm This Summer

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Reassessing Paper Recycling
August 1, 2013 Stephen Ashkin

Reassessing Paper Recycling

Finding ways to make paper a more sustainable commodity — mainly through the use of various recycling methods — has always been an important goal of the green and environmental movements.

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Summer K-12 Cleaning Standards And Suggestions
June 20, 2013 Phillip Lawless

Summer K-12 Cleaning Standards And Suggestions

In the K-12 cleaning world, the summer months provide the perfect time for project cleaning and process evaluation.

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Learning The Best Way To Clean Floors
June 20, 2013 Phillip Lawless

Learning The Best Way To Clean Floors

While a clean floor’s sparkle and shine create a good first impression every time, scuffed, dirty and cloudy floors often give customers and clients an immediate impression of unclean and unsafe.

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Increase Sales By Offering Bundled Services
June 13, 2013 Gary Joyner

Increase Sales By Offering Bundled Services

There is a way for you to make your company stand heads above all of the other cleaning companies in your hometown market.

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