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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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Where Did I Put That?
March 12, 2015 Jim Harris Sr. & Jeff Merrihew

Where Did I Put That?

The proper selection, storage, and placement of tools and materials are often overlooked or taken for granted. By standardizing process and making the selection, storage, and placement of supplies a fundamental part of the service delivery system, increased efficiencies can be realized.

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Three Myths About Cleaning Management Software
March 12, 2015 Kevin Keeler

Three Myths About Cleaning Management Software

Most of us have probably seen a cleaning software demo, or at least know the software is out there. Yet, most cleaning operations either don’t purchase the software or allow the software they do purchase to gather dust on the shelf.

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More on Mats Than You Ever Thought Possible
March 12, 2015 Adam Strizzi

More on Mats Than You Ever Thought Possible

Mats are often underappreciated by facility managers and cleaning workers, even though they are invaluable to a facility. Very simply, mats help to keep facilities clean, healthy, and safe for building users.

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Floor Mats As A Prevention Strategy
June 18, 2014 Phillip Lawless

Floor Mats As A Prevention Strategy

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Formulating The Request for Proposal
June 9, 2014 Judy Gillies

Formulating The Request for Proposal

If you are a facility manager whose cleaning is outsourced, chances are at some point you will need to develop a Request for Proposal, or RFP, for competitive pricing on your cleaning services.

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Green Cleaning Program
June 9, 2014 Robert Kravitz

Implementing A Green Cleaning Program

Certain best practices have emerged for implementing a green cleaning program.

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Project Cleaning For Schools And Universities
May 6, 2014 Rex Morrison

Project Cleaning For Schools And Universities

Tools, task lists, time studies and schedules are all important parts of a successful summer cleaning program.

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Tips On Geese Prevention
May 5, 2014 David Rizzo

Tips On Geese Prevention

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Outsourcing Specific Facility Services
March 8, 2014 Rik Nonelle

Outsourcing Specific Facility Services

One of the greatest responsibilities a facility or property manager has is to ensure that the premises are properly maintained. From restrooms and floors, to exteriors and sidewalks, making the right first impression on clients and visitors is crucial to the success of the businesses that use the facilities.

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2014 In-house/Facility Manager Survey Offers Insight Into Overall Market
February 6, 2014

2014 In-house/Facility Manager Survey Offers Insight Into Overall Market

The staff at Cleaning & Maintenance Management revamped its old benchmarking survey in an effort to more accurately gauge the modern trends and issues affecting the market and the professionals that operate within the JanSan industry.

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ICAN/ATEX: How do I price a strip mall?
February 4, 2014 Lynn Krafft

ICAN/ATEX: How do I price a strip mall?

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The Basics Of Bidding
February 1, 2014 William R. Griffin

The Basics Of Bidding

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