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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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Preventing Legionella By Controlling Scale
September 17, 2012 Jan De Baat Doelman

Preventing Legionella By Controlling Scale

The Legionella bacterium Legionella pneumophila (L. pneumophila), the fundamental agent of Legionnaires’ disease, is a water-based organism that causes infection when inhaled in an aerosol form.

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Your Soil Is Showing
September 17, 2012

Your Soil Is Showing

Just like any other floor surface, carpet takes a beating from foot traffic.

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Creating An Action Plan For Event Cleaning
September 13, 2012 Matthew Kastel & Jordan Kobritz

Creating An Action Plan For Event Cleaning

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What's That Smell?
June 8, 2012 Fred Wehby

What's That Smell?

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Should Your Company Add Mold Remediation As A Service Line?
March 7, 2012 Cliff Zlotnik & Joe Hughes

Should Your Company Add Mold Remediation As A Service Line?

As the building''s trusted partner and expert on cleaning and maintenance issues, you may well be the first person to whom the owners or managers turn when there is a mold problem.

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A Place For Everything And Everything In Its Place
January 11, 2012 Amanda Martini-Hughes

A Place For Everything And Everything In Its Place

Webster''s Dictionary defines organization as "the act or process of organizing or of being organized."

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Avoiding Slip And Fall Lawsuits
January 11, 2012 Matt Morrison

Avoiding Slip And Fall Lawsuits

Although this situation legally turned out well for this cleaning contractor, slip and fall accidents do happen frequently, and blame — whether justified or not — may be directed toward the cleaning contractor.

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Is An Organized Parts Storeroom Worth The Investment?
January 11, 2012 Frank Murphy

Is An Organized Parts Storeroom Worth The Investment?

Overlooked is the fact that storerooms are of crucial importance to plant profitability and must be efficiently organized and well-managed.

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Tuesday's Ask the Experts: Post-construction cleaning
November 15, 2011

Tuesday's Ask the Experts: Post-construction cleaning

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Proper Battery Selection And Maintenance
November 10, 2011 Elke Hirschman

Proper Battery Selection And Maintenance

Today''s cleaning and maintenance professionals face a variety of challenges to getting their jobs done, ranging from limited staff to shrinking budgets.

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Ten Emerging JanSan Trends: Part One
September 9, 2011 Dave Frank

Ten Emerging JanSan Trends: Part One

We have identified 10 trends that are impacting the cleaning industry and the way facilities and businesses operate.

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Traffic Lane Soiling
July 29, 2011 Robert Kravitz

Traffic Lane Soiling

Traffic lane soiling frequently occurs in carpeted hallways, but it is equally common in large carpeted areas that are heavily traveled.

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