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September 30, 2019 Sponsored by SunBelt Rentals

2019 BSC/Contract Cleaning Benchmarking Survey Report

Find the latest business outlook from fellow building service contractors (BSCs), broken down by business type, size, revenue, geographical location, and more.

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Children running up stairs in a school with rubber flooring
September 27, 2019 Sandra Soraci

Acoustic Flooring Solutions for Health Care and Education Facilities

A quiet atmosphere can improve patient healing in hospitals, rehabilitation centers, and other health care settings, as well as encourage learning in educational facilities. Flooring solutions that improve building acoustics, such as rubber floors, can be a good choice for these buildings.

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​The Right Answer to Restaurants' Food Labeling Needs
October 11, 2019 Sponsored by DayMark

​The Right Answer to Restaurants' Food Labeling Needs

Imagine, for a moment, a back-of-house automation solution that addresses everything from labeling to training and that can be accessed most anywhere in the world.

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multi-story apartment building
September 25, 2019 Doug Hoffman

Why New Buildings Need IAQ Management Programs

Contrary to popular belief, new buildings can have indoor air quality issues. Learn how an IAQ management program can alleviate issues from paint, construction materials, mold, and other contaminants.

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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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Combustible Dust Cleaning
September 19, 2010 John Barrett

Combustible Dust Cleaning

Combustible dust, also known as explosive dust, cleaning is a required preventative maintenance program in manufacturing and production facilities to prevent safety hazards, possible fires and explosions.

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Workplace safety demands vigilance
September 19, 2010 Jeffrey Quinn

Workplace safety demands vigilance

While our workplaces are often protected by devoted police, security officers, and efficient alarm systems, each individual must also take an active role in maintaining a safe work environment.

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Measuring Cleaning Performance
September 19, 2010 Vince Elliot

Measuring Cleaning Performance

This column suggests some guidelines that will help you get the facts about measuring cleaning performance.

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