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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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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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The Value Of Benchmarking
June 9, 2011 Michael Jenkins

The Value Of Benchmarking

Merriam-Webster defines benchmarking as, “The study of a competitor''s product or business practices in order to improve the performance of one''s own company.”

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Process Cleaning for Healthy Schools® Transforms Custodial Duties
June 9, 2011 Allen Rathey

Process Cleaning for Healthy Schools® Transforms Custodial Duties

Process Cleaning for Healthy Schools® successfully applies principles derived from W. Edwards Deming — the father of the modern quality movement — and the efficiencies of systems thinking for the K-12 school environment.

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Greenwashing: The False Advertising Of The Green Movement
May 5, 2011 Amanda Martini-Hughes

Greenwashing: The False Advertising Of The Green Movement

While the consumer puts their faith in words like “all-natural,” “eco-friendly” and “Earth friendly,” in a lot of cases, they''re the victims of the all-too-common practice of “greenwashing.”

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Striping Parking Lots
April 14, 2011 Dan Zurcher

Striping Parking Lots

I am asked two questions quite often: “How do you stripe straight?” and “How do you stop and start exactly where you want?”

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Corporate Recycling Programs
February 18, 2011

Corporate Recycling Programs

Care for the environment is a major goal for most large companies, but implementing recycling programs on a large scale can be a headache.

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A Future As Bright As The Stars
February 1, 2011 Rob Drapaue

A Future As Bright As The Stars

But, a funny thing happened on the way to the stars: He defied his own expectations and grew up to be the chief executive officer (CEO) of a facilities management company.

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What's Your Microfiber Program?
February 1, 2011 Gary Pagenkopf

What's Your Microfiber Program?

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