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April 19, 2019

A Doggone Friendly Office

Before you allow employees to bring their dogs to the workplace, set up some guidelines to keep humans and canines safe, and to protect your facility from damage.

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April 18, 2019 CMM Staff

Prove ROI on Sustainability Efforts

This Q & A with an industry consultant will help you track your facility's return on investment in implementing sustainability efforts.

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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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Maintenance worker on ladder fixing ceiling
April 17, 2019 Dan Ringo

Prioritizing Building Investments and Facility Maintenance Tasks

Deferring maintenance and upgrades to another budget year can result in higher operational costs in the long run.

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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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The Stinky Drain Mystery
June 13, 2013 Jay Porter

The Stinky Drain Mystery

A stinky drain is seldom the result of poor housekeeping or the fault of a plumber.

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Go Tough On Ice; Easy On Plants
June 11, 2013 Rob Peterson

Go Tough On Ice; Easy On Plants

Good ice melt products are critical for maintaining safe parking lots and walkways during winter.

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Fill Your Parking Lot With Cars, Not Pests
May 30, 2013 Patrick Copps

Fill Your Parking Lot With Cars, Not Pests

Parking lots are the first and last experience many tenants have with your building, and making a good impression requires more than just newly-painted lines, updated lighting and manicured landscaping.

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ICAN/ATEX: How should I bid on a movie theater?
May 17, 2013 Lynn Krafft

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

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Comparison of Key Industry Performance Metrics
May 15, 2013 Vince Elliot

Comparison of Key Industry Performance Metrics

I had a request from a client to compare his performance to industry key performance metrics under traditional task/frequency and performance-based specification relationships.

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How do you define clean? What is an acceptable quality level?
May 14, 2013 Jim Peduto

How do you define clean? What is an acceptable quality level?

The question our clients ask more frequently than any other question is, “What is the definition of clean?”

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