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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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Accountability: A Winning Business Strategy
August 4, 2015 Judy Gillies

Accountability: A Winning Business Strategy

In order to take our place as professional partners in the field of facility management, we have to be more serious about accountability.

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ICAN/ATEX: How Do I Bid on Remodel Cleanup?
July 28, 2015

ICAN/ATEX: How Do I Bid on Remodel Cleanup?

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A Greener Approach to Pest Management
July 3, 2015 Ron Harrison

A Greener Approach to Pest Management

When it comes to pest control, going green includes implementing proactive, preventive measures that either eliminate or reduce the conditions that are attractive to pests.

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Interim carpet cleaning
July 2, 2015 Paul Tucker

The Benefits of Interim Maintenance

Your facility maintenance plan might be missing an important step in its carpet cleaning program: interim maintenance.

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Developing a Carpet Vacuuming Strategy
July 1, 2015 Sean Martschinke

Developing a Carpet Vacuuming Strategy

The importance of a carpet vacuuming strategy is often overlooked by cleaning professionals, but can help to efficiently workload a facility.

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Coffee spilling onto carpet
June 30, 2015 Bob Abrams

Caring for Carpet Spots

When it comes to carpet care, the expression, "Location, location, location," has a totally different meaning.

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A Program for Effective Carpet Maintenance
June 29, 2015 Richard Bodo & Bob Christensen

A Program for Effective Carpet Maintenance

Of all the surfaces in a facility, there is perhaps none more difficult to keep clean and maintain than carpet.

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Developing Your Annual Maintenance Program
June 4, 2015 Jeff Goodnough

Developing Your Annual Maintenance Program

Instating a specific program for the long-term care of your facility allows for better organization and communication. By keeping the process transparent, a maintenance program can keep all staff informed and ensure their workplace meets proper standards.

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How to Maintain a Healthy Landscape
June 3, 2015 Mike Fitzpatrick

How to Maintain a Healthy Landscape

Creating a healthy and attractive landscape during the summer can be a challenging task for many facility managers. With hot and humid temperatures, and storm season at its peak, landscapes are under a high level of stress.

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A Cleaning Checklist for Higher Education Facilities
May 11, 2015

A Cleaning Checklist for Higher Education Facilities

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Staffing Your School’s Cleaning Team
May 5, 2015 Kylie Ora Lobell

Staffing Your School’s Cleaning Team

The education niche of the cleaning industry is one that requires excellent customer service and the ability to work with people of all ages.

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Safety Concerns with School Cleaning Supplies
May 1, 2015 Nicole Bowman

Safety Concerns with School Cleaning Supplies

Rather than help cleaning departments, outside products can hinder their efforts, while also contributing to poor indoor air quality and valid safety concerns.

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