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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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Masking And Eliminating Odors In The Workplace
March 18, 2013 Rich Bucher

Masking And Eliminating Odors In The Workplace

But, in an industrial, institutional or work setting, cleanliness becomes something more earthbound — and, removing unwanted matter from surfaces is the real key in fighting malodors.

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ICAN/ATEX: What should I charge for washing walls?
March 13, 2013 Lynn Krafft

ICAN/ATEX: What should I charge for washing walls?

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ICAN/ATEX: What is the difference between floor wax and polish?
March 6, 2013 Lynn Krafft

ICAN/ATEX: What is the difference between floor wax and polish?

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Pests Must Be Spotted Before They’ve Already Squatted
March 4, 2013 Greg Baumann

Pests Must Be Spotted Before They’ve Already Squatted

As the harsh bite of winter yields to warm breezes and pleasant temperatures, it’s time for a thorough spring cleaning of your pest management program.

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Embracing The Reemergence Of American Industrialization
March 1, 2013

Embracing The Reemergence Of American Industrialization

When it comes to jobs and the U.S. economy, a survey released a few months ago may deserve more attention than it initially received.

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ICAN/ATEX: How much should I charge to strip and refinish a VCT floor?
February 27, 2013 Gary Clipperton

ICAN/ATEX: How much should I charge to strip and refinish a VCT floor?

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A Recommendation For Slippery Surfaces
February 8, 2013 Rex Morrison

A Recommendation For Slippery Surfaces

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The Problem-solving Power Of Pressure Washers
January 25, 2013 Victor Popovics

The Problem-solving Power Of Pressure Washers

Keeping a commercial facility neat, inviting and aptly valued is often a top priority but, amid hectic schedules and diminishing budgets, it can be difficult to perform proper upkeep through cleaning, maintenance and restoration.

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Cleaning High-tech Equipment
January 17, 2013 Evelyn Clarkson

Cleaning High-tech Equipment

If sensitive electronics are not regularly cleaned and maintained, they can fail, become damaged or require frequent and often expensive replacement.

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Success With Sweepers
January 10, 2013 Daniel Frimml

Success With Sweepers

In addition to being less complicated than extractors or autoscrubbers, sweepers tend to have fewer components; but, making sure you have the right components can make a big difference in how versatile and effective the machine is.

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ICAN/ATEX: What are the basics of dilution ratios?
January 8, 2013 Gary Clipperton

ICAN/ATEX: What are the basics of dilution ratios?

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ICAN/ATEX: How can I remove pencil lead from finished floors?
January 7, 2013 Lynn Krafft

ICAN/ATEX: How can I remove pencil lead from finished floors?

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