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Manufacturing facility warehouse floor
June 12, 2019 Bill Ruhr

Considerations for Workloading Complex Floor Plans

Proper workloading calculations can help to guide equipment choices for various areas of a warehouse, manufacturing plant, or other types of complicated layouts

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A modern restroom with automatic dispensers and fixtures
June 12, 2019 Kathleen Misovic

No-Touch Restrooms

Patrons of no-touch restrooms can activate toilet seat covers, dispense toilet paper, wash and dry their hands, and throw out trash, all without touching a dispenser or fixture.

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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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A clean men's restroom
June 11, 2019 Kelly Zimmerman

Corners and Crevices: The Nastiest Restroom Areas

Contrary to popular belief, the toilet seat is not the grossest spot in a restroom. Learn tips to clean dirty grout, overfilled feminine hygiene receptacles, and other nasty restroom surfaces.

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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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The Hidden Hazards Of Cleaning Residues
January 3, 2013 Sam Cooper

The Hidden Hazards Of Cleaning Residues

When was the last time you thought about the residue from cleaning chemicals and the possible effect it may have on you, your facility and its occupants?

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ICAN/ATEX: How do I start a floor care business?
January 2, 2013

ICAN/ATEX: How do I start a floor care business?

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Chemical-free Pest Control Is Possible
December 24, 2012 Paul Bonn

Chemical-free Pest Control Is Possible

As temperatures continue to drop this winter, remember that people are not the only ones rushing indoors to get out of the cold.

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ICAN/ATEX: How do you price restroom cleaning?
December 20, 2012 Lynn Krafft

ICAN/ATEX: How do you price restroom cleaning?

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ICAN/ATEX: How can I clean painted cinder blocks?
December 19, 2012

ICAN/ATEX: How can I clean painted cinder blocks?

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Remedying Sick Building Syndrome With Green Cleaning
December 12, 2012 Briana Davis

Remedying Sick Building Syndrome With Green Cleaning

Some of the most hazardous air you’ll ever breathe probably isn’t billowing out from a factory smokestack or car exhaust pipe — it’s more than likely hiding out in your workspace.

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ICAN/ATEX: How can I prudently price commercial cleaning services?
December 4, 2012 Lynn Krafft

ICAN/ATEX: How can I prudently price commercial cleaning services?

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Then And Now: The Chicago Center For Green Technology
December 3, 2012 Amanda Martini-Hughes

Then And Now: The Chicago Center For Green Technology

Having a LEED Platinum-certified building is a sure-footed step toward sustainability; however, since sustainability is an ongoing process with no set end, the CCGT has other environmentally preferable practices in place.

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