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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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Man caulking exterior building window
February 5, 2018 Steve Howerton

An Inside Look at Exterior Maintenance

Maintaining the structure of your facility is just as important as cleaning the inside. Here are five building maintenance tasks to work into your annual planning.

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Flooded buildings in need of safe disaster recover
January 26, 2018 Greg Scarborough

10 Steps to Safe Disaster Recovery

Now more than ever, it is vital for facility managers to not only prepare for natural disasters, but have a recovery plan in place that will protect workers and building occupants during and after recovery efforts.

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granite countertop with apple and knife on it
January 19, 2018 Scott Jenkins

Six Tips for Cleaning Granite Countertops and Surfaces

Food, drinks, and other spills can leave your granite surfaces looking dingy and dirty.Follow these green cleaning tips to wash your granite safely.

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Woman in an office holding her nose
January 3, 2018 Larry Lawton

Odor Elimination Tips for Homes and Facilities

For your facility, business, or home to be healthy as well as smell clean and fresh, it is essential that the source of odors be identified and removed.

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Chemical spill
December 13, 2017 Michael Shannon Sr.

Chemical Spill Cleanup

Chemical spills can contribute to slips, falls, and other hazardous conditions. Learn to mitigate these risks with safer cleanup options.

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Man holding umbrella
December 11, 2017 Judy Gillies

Don’t Get Caught in the Cleaning Industry’s Perfect Storm

This perfect storm of trending business decisions can sabotage cleaning operations if facility managers don’t head them off.

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Keep Commercial Carpeting Looking Its Best
December 8, 2017 Larry Lawton

Keep Commercial Carpeting Looking Its Best

Follow these best practices for cleaning a commercial carpet to preserve its natural appearance and extend its life.

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Water meter
December 5, 2017 Klaus Reichardt

Go Beyond Fixing Leaks

Keep water rate increases in check by reducing your facility’s water use in the long term. Here are helpful steps on how to get there.

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flooding
December 5, 2017 Larry Lawton

Look to Efficiency and Safety When Cleaning After a Hurricane

The damage left behind by a hurricane may seem impossible to repair. Getting back to normal will take time and effort, but with the proper cleaning supplies, you can do it.

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Five Tips to Protect Floors from the Ravages of Weather
December 4, 2017 Cintas Corp.

Five Tips to Protect Floors from the Ravages of Weather

The following floor cleaning checklist will help facility managers protect floors from the ravages of weather such as snow, ice, mud, and rain.

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Handling Hazardous Waste in Schools
December 1, 2017 Maricha Ellis

Handling Hazardous Waste in Schools

From science labs to cleaning supply rooms, an educational facility houses a variety of hazardous waste that must be managed and disposed properly for safety and compliance reasons.

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Healthier Air, Healthier Students
October 15, 2017 Cristina Córdova & Tracy Washington Enger

Healthier Air, Healthier Students

IAQ issues in facilities can lead to long- and short-term health problems. Learn how to mitigate this issue to help improve student health.

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