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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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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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ICAN/ATEX: How Many People Per Square Foot Do I Need?
May 14, 2013 Lynn Krafft

ICAN/ATEX: How Many People Per Square Foot Do I Need?

Many cleaning professionals visit the International Custodial Advisers Network (ICAN) Ask the Experts page for insight. Every business day, we deliver advice to better help you perform your job.

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Path To Guest Satisfaction
May 13, 2013 Anthony Melchiorri & Dave Mesko

Path To Guest Satisfaction

To meet evolving needs of the “connected customer,” hotels can build a strong online reputation by focusing on building the four pillars of guest satisfaction: image, cleanliness, safety and security.

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ICAN/ATEX: What should I charge for event cleaning?
May 8, 2013 Lynn Krafft

ICAN/ATEX: What should I charge for event cleaning?

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Cleaning Schools For Healthy Results
May 8, 2013 Rich DiPaolo

Cleaning Schools For Healthy Results

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ICAN/ATEX: What is the best way to bid post construction cleanup?
May 6, 2013 Lynn Krafft

ICAN/ATEX: What is the best way to bid post construction cleanup?

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ICAN/ATEX: What is the price per square foot in a hospital?
May 1, 2013 Gary Clipperton

ICAN/ATEX: What is the price per square foot in a hospital?

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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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