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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 keeping pollutants out and clean air in.

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carpet cleaning
July 11, 2019 Laura Patock

12 Simple Steps for Better Deep Cleaning

Follow these carpet care tips to improve extraction results and indoor air quality

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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 8, 2019 Scott Warrington

Overcoming Common Grout-Cleaning Problems

Learn a few tricks to prevent efflorescence and sealer haze from forming on freshly cleaned tile and grout surfaces.

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You've Removed The Graffiti But A Shadow Remains
September 19, 2010 Tim Winesburg

You've Removed The Graffiti But A Shadow Remains

The most frustrating part of cleaning graffiti happens when you labor over its removal, rinse the area and a shadow or ghost remains.

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Part Two: Team vs. Zone Cleaning
September 19, 2010 Vince Elliot

Part Two: Team vs. Zone Cleaning

In a previous article, we set up the criteria and goals for our study of Team vs. Zone Cleaning. Now, we will uncover the profile of the facilities we surveyed as well as the findings.

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The Xs and Os of cleaning strategies
September 19, 2010

The Xs and Os of cleaning strategies

In some end user circles, productivity is the leading industry buzzword of the day.

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The Cleanliness And Learning Connection
September 19, 2010

The Cleanliness And Learning Connection

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Rental mats are hidden treasures
September 19, 2010 Mike Sharlow

Rental mats are hidden treasures

Renting entrance mats to a customer presents a great opportunity for the BSC as rental mat companies typically provide ineffective mating.

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First Quality Maintenance, the name says it all
September 19, 2010

First Quality Maintenance, the name says it all

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Performance comparison: Day shift vs. other cleaning shifts
September 19, 2010 Vince Elliot

Performance comparison: Day shift vs. other cleaning shifts

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Duct Cleaning For Contract Cleaners
September 19, 2010 David Hart

Duct Cleaning For Contract Cleaners

Duct cleaning is an add-on service that has been of interest to BSCs for decades.

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Taking the nastiness out of floor stripping and finishing
September 19, 2010 Michael Kupneski

Taking the nastiness out of floor stripping and finishing

Many consider stripping the most unpleasant part of the refinishing process because of the harsh chemicals and odor. With the right products and procedures, it doesn’t have to be so unpleasant.

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Facility number crunching: Total cost of ownership
September 19, 2010 Alan Bigger

Facility number crunching: Total cost of ownership

Successful building service contractors (BSCs) and in-house service providers (ISPs) in the facilities arena have a common vision: To maintain buildings at the highest level of quality, while maintaining costs at an acceptable level.

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Factory cleaning plan of attack
September 19, 2010 Mike Nelson

Factory cleaning plan of attack

Although some large plants have the “best practices” plan in place, which suggest certain cleaning supplies and systems, many still have no such plan.

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The Cleanliness And Productivity Connection
September 19, 2010 Aaron Baunee

The Cleanliness And Productivity Connection

This first opinion of a facility is a lasting one and, although the experience might be different during subsequent visits to the same building or restroom, an initial judgment has been passed — and those feelings are not easily swayed.

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