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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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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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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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May 10, 2019 William Hoff

Reduce Reactive Maintenance Requests and System Downtime

Many companies are transitioning from a reactive maintenance approach to a more predictive and preventative method, resulting in a more efficiently run facility.

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Mold on a white ceiling
May 9, 2019 Doug Hoffman

Minimize Mold

A tell-tale musty smell means you should check these four areas to find where mold may be lurking in your facility.

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May 7, 2019 Dan Ringo

Maintenance Projects to Schedule This Year

Scheduling preventative maintenance will save operating costs and increase your building systems' reliability. Here are some preventative maintenance practices to put on your checklist.

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May 6, 2019 Nate Seward

Get the Lead Out: Paint Regulations for Facilities

The EPA is stepping up its enforcement actions and targeting companies that are not in compliance. Is your facility following the rules?

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April 26, 2019 Claudia Lezell

Changes and Challenges of the Global Flooring Market

The IICRC presents an overview of the latest trends in flooring, such as durable finishes and sealers, and the challenges and opportunities they present in maintenance, cost, and other factors.

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April 26, 2019 Nan Hallock

The Art of Workforce Scheduling at the World’s Largest Casino Resort

Learn the formula for mobilizing an army of 1,500 housekeepers to make 17.9 million square feet of active space at The Venetian Las Vegas shine.

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A woman with two small children in an airport terminal
April 23, 2019 Robert Kravitz

Lactation Rooms: New Policies Coming to an Airport Near You

A new law requires all large- and medium-sized airports in the United States to provide a private, hygienic space in each terminal for nursing or pumping mothers.

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Woman working on a computer with a dog on her lap
April 19, 2019 Katherine Picket

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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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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April 17, 2019 Stephen Ashkin

Invest in Sustainability for Growth and Stability

Businesses that take steps to protect their facilities against climate change can pour as much as US$26 billion into the world's economy and create as many as 65 million "low carbon" jobs by 2030.

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April 15, 2019 Sponsored by 3M

2019 In-House Survey Shows FMs Reign Over Budgets

Gain insight into how your fellow FMs are making their purchasing decisions; read our report on CMM's 2019 In-House/Facility Management Benchmarking Survey, sponsored by 3M.

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