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Manufacturing facility warehouse floor
June 12, 2019 Bill Ruhr

Considerations for Workloading Complex Floor Plans

Proper workloading calculations can help to guide equipment choices for various areas of a warehouse, manufacturing plant, or other types of complicated layouts

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A modern restroom with automatic dispensers and fixtures
June 12, 2019 Kathleen Misovic

No-Touch Restrooms

Patrons of no-touch restrooms can activate toilet seat covers, dispense toilet paper, wash and dry their hands, and throw out trash, all without touching a dispenser or fixture.

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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 men's restroom
June 11, 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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Jill Frey
July 25, 2018 Kathleen Misovic

Jill Frey: Born to Be an FSP

Although Frey started off in the cleaning industry by working for her family's company, she had to prove her worth to her clients and employees. Here's how she did it.

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Museum Facility Manager Highlights Importance of Training in Field
July 25, 2018 Kathleen Misovic

Museum Facility Manager Highlights Importance of Training in Field

Training and certification opportunities have helped Judie Cooper get ahead during her time with the Smithsonian Institution; now she's offering the same to others.

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Graffiti on a bathroom stall; it can be hard to clean
July 25, 2018 J. Darrel Hicks

5 Steps to Keeping Bathroom Stalls Graffiti-Free

Graffiti on bathroom stalls can be very difficult to clean. Learn 5 steps you can take keep your bathroom stalls graffiti-free.

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Cleaner using power washer
July 23, 2018 Nate Abrahams

Which Power Washer is Best for you?

Commercial pressure washers can be a significant investment; finding the best power washer for your operation is critical. Learn which power washer options are best for your building.

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Female super hero with red cape
July 17, 2018 Kathleen Misovic

5 Fantastic Female Leaders in the Cleaning Industry

Female facility management professionals are breaking down barriers and creating their own paths; here's a snapshot of their secrets to success.

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Rolls of Toilet Paper
July 17, 2018 Fabio Vitali

On a Roll: The History of Toilet Paper and Restroom Paper Products

Quality, quantity, and choice of toilet paper used in your facility may be affecting user satisfaction and your bottom line. To pick the right product, examining the history of toilet paper will help.

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Carpet Care Terms Infographic
July 6, 2018 Amanda Hosey

Scrub Up on Carpet Cleaning Methods, Tools, and Terms

Refer to this handy infographic to learn the basics about several carpet cleaning methods including hot water extraction, dry compound cleaning, absorbent pad cleaning, encapsulation, and dry foam cleaning.

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A group of syringes
June 22, 2018 Kathleen Misovic

Take the Pinch out of Needlesticks

If you or an employee are stuck by a used needle or another sharp, don't panic. Follow these steps from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Caring for Floors of the Future
June 18, 2018 Kelly Zimmerman

Caring for Floors of the Future

Learn the latest trends in hard floor surfaces, new developments related to modern finishes and coatings, and how evolving technology fits into the landscape of trending floor surfaces.

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Maintenance of an upright vacuum
June 6, 2018 Michael Schaffer

Maintenance of Cleaning Equipment

One way BSCs can potentially cut expenses is to better maintain and even perform light repairs on the cleaning equipment they use every day.

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mouse curled up in hay
May 31, 2018 Don Ramsey

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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