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businessman in hard hat
September 16, 2019

Assessment and Testing

A logical and concise approach for evaluating large-loss projects after a hurricane- or flood-related event is not only recommended but necessary.

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A worker holding tools to patch drywall
September 4, 2019 Kathleen Kuhn

Three Tips to Avoid Drywalling Nightmares

Drywall dings happen. Learn how to patch and repaint them so they blend in with the rest of the wall.

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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 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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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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Friday's Ask the Experts: Cleaning procedures
September 24, 2010

Friday's Ask the Experts: Cleaning procedures

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Crushing Fluorescent Bulbs
September 19, 2010

Crushing Fluorescent Bulbs

While compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) are gradually finding their way into homes, fluorescent lighting has long been the choice of facilities that want to cut energy costs and reduce their impact on the environment.

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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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