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A clean men's restroom
February 13, 2019 Kelly Zimmerman

Corners and Crevices: The Nastiest Restroom Areas

Contrary to popular belief, the toilet seat is not the grossest spot in a restroom. Learn tips to clean dirty grout, overfilled feminine hygiene receptacles, and other nasty restroom surfaces.

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Yotel New York entrace with digital room check-in
February 6, 2019 Kelly Zimmerman

How High-Tech Solutions are Shaping Hospitality

Robots may be the solution for increasing housekeeping efficiencies, while creating better experiences for hotel patrons

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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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Man removing a ceiling vent screen
February 6, 2019 Doug Hoffman

Will “Dead” Mold Hurt Your Building Patrons?

Is dead mold dangerous or harmful? Also, what is dead mold? How do I identify it? Learn the basics here.

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May 31, 2018

Battle of the Breeding Ground

This article, provided courtesy of IEHA, a division of ISSA, showcases how one university got to the source of their pest control challenges.

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worker power washing outside concrete
May 31, 2018 Nate Abrahams

Blast Away Entranceway Dirt

Regularly scheduling power washings on the sidewalks and patios outside your building will help keep people from tracking dirt inside your building.

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Christine from Foxdale Village
May 29, 2018 Kelly Zimmerman

CMM Interviews Housekeeper From Retirement Community

CMM's first podcast interview explores the challenges of working in a facility that is full of occupants 24/7.

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kids running out of school
May 29, 2018 Tim Poskin

Adjusting for Seasonal Schedules

Times have changed. Campus operations have innovated to make room for a growing number of summertime activities to fill otherwise empty buildings. How do you staff accordingly?

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a sustainable building
May 29, 2018 Stephen Ashkin

West Coast Takes the Lead on Sustainable Buildings

Since the 1960s, California has been the trendsetter in the environmental arena. Today, it's taking steps to become the world's first major economy to abandon the use of fossil fuels as a primary source of energy for buildings.

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blueprints for smart building
May 29, 2018 Nicole Bowman

Innovation in Building Infrastructure

Advancements in building architecture and design may impact your facility maintenance and cleaning operations. Learn how the Built industry is impacting how we clean.

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Elderly residents in an assisted living facility
May 18, 2018 Mike Nelson

Maintaining Nursing Homes

Learn how to develop a plan to maintain a long-term care facility

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Man wearing protective glasses and respirator
May 16, 2018 Andrew Whitmarsh

A Plan For Removing Tear Gas Residue

Structural maintenance nightmares include a long list of unusual challenges; however, removing tear gas residue tops this list.

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business person balancing budget
May 10, 2018 Ron Segura

Pricing Bids for the Win

Cleaning contractors often believe that customers select janitorial services based on which contractor has the lowest bid. They are both right and wrong.

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church classroom pool and dentist's office
May 9, 2018 Jess Baidwan

Managing Multiple Cleaning Environments

Managing multiple cleaning environments on a single campus can be stressful and overwhelming. This Facility Focus article presented by IEHA, a division of ISSA, can help your staff get ahead.

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boxes made of recycled cardboard
May 8, 2018 Stephen Ashkin

Choose a Distributor That Values Sustainability

Asking your distributors leading questions about their environmental practices will give you a clue as to their sustainability policies.

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parking lot of office building
May 8, 2018

Scoring Exterior Maintenance Plan Buy-in

Many clients don’t realize that neglecting regular exterior maintenance can hit them in the pocketbook later with expensive facility repairs and serious tenant injuries.

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