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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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Vacuum attachments for high dusting
April 25, 2018 Sponsored by ProTeam

Four New High Dusting Kits from ProTeam

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Harvard Maintenance Cleans for Health and Wellness
April 25, 2018 Sponsored by ProTeam

Harvard Maintenance Cleans for Health and Wellness

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Person wearing gloves removing a carpet stain using sponge and spray cleaner
April 23, 2018 Amanda Hosey

The Basics of Spot and Stain Removal

Different types of stains require different cleaning products and methods. Learn when to use water-based detergents, enzyme treatments, oxidizing agents and other cleaning products.

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A person using a refillable hand dispenser
April 23, 2018

Danger in the Soap Dispenser

A growing body of scientific evidence supports the idea that refillable bulk soap dispensers may be working against your efforts to create a clean and healthy building environment.

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New Pad From 3M Simplifies Floor Care Process
April 20, 2018 Sponsored by 3M

New Pad From 3M Simplifies Floor Care Process

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Various cleaning supplies including vacuum, bucket, brushes, chemicals
April 20, 2018 Jess Baidwan

Keep Your Supply Closet Organized With Routine Inspections

Following a spring cleaning, don't let your custodial closet fall back into disarray. Keep it neat and clean by following these five tips.

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April 16, 2018

Protecting a Valuable Asset: Carpet

Keeping carpet looking fresh is challenging, but sometimes we make it more complicated than it needs to be. These tips from the pros can help out both you and your facility.

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Main cleaning out air duct with a brush
April 13, 2018 Robert Schuman

Three Solutions to Eliminate Excessive Dust

Excessive dust is not typical. If you see a layer of dust settle on surfaces shortly after you finish cleaning, chances are good that one of three factors is responsible: dirty HVAC systems, leaky ducts, or dusty floors.

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A human-like robot watching a woman mop a floor
April 12, 2018 Kelly Zimmerman

The Custodian-Robotic Relationship

Although today's robotic cleaners are highly advanced, they still need a human touch to operate efficiently. Both humans and their equipment must work together to produce the best result. Here's how.

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landscaped lawn with path through grass
April 9, 2018 Missy Henriksen

Gearing Up Your Lawn for Spring

Here are three tips from landscape professionals to help revive outdoor spaces and enhance your landscape with the latest outdoor trends.

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clean inspection grading system on mobile phone
April 6, 2018 Caden Hutchens

Design a Mobile Cleaning Inspection

Inspections can be a timely and tedious process, but software developments can help supervisors save time and create new efficiencies in how they grade employee work.

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March 26, 2018

Protect Your Facility Patrons by Cleaning

With the flu still impacting communities, it's important to invest in the right cleaning strategy

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