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Hot water extraction cleaning process on carpeting
May 21, 2019 Gary Clipperton

Learn the Limitations of Absorbent Compounds

Absorbent compound cleaning methods can help restore your carpeting, but do have limitations. Learn when to add a periodic hot-water extraction for improved results.

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sweeping up construction debris
May 17, 2019 Joel Craddock

10 Safety Considerations for Construction Cleanup

Unlike standard janitorial services, construction cleanup requires attention to every surface. From drywall dust to large sawdust and paint-splatter, there’s a wide range of service to implement.

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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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Warehouse workers taking notes and working on a computer
May 10, 2019 William Hoff

Reduce Reactive Maintenance Requests and System Downtime

Many companies are transitioning from a reactive maintenance approach to a more predictive and preventative method, resulting in a more efficiently run facility.

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Mold on a white ceiling
May 9, 2019 Doug Hoffman

Minimize Mold

A tell-tale musty smell means you should check these four areas to find where mold may be lurking in your facility.

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Maintenance worker with a checklist
May 7, 2019 Dan Ringo

Maintenance Projects to Schedule This Year

Scheduling preventative maintenance will save operating costs and increase your building systems' reliability. Here are some preventative maintenance practices to put on your checklist.

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hand holding containment detector to wall
May 6, 2019 Nate Seward

Get the Lead Out: Paint Regulations for Facilities

The EPA is stepping up its enforcement actions and targeting companies that are not in compliance. Is your facility following the rules?

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Manufacturing facility warehouse floor
May 2, 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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tile flooring
April 26, 2019 Claudia Lezell

Changes and Challenges of the Global Flooring Market

The IICRC presents an overview of the latest trends in flooring, such as durable finishes and sealers, and the challenges and opportunities they present in maintenance, cost, and other factors.

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Image of the Venetian resort and casino
April 26, 2019 Nan Hallock

The Art of Workforce Scheduling at the World’s Largest Casino Resort

Learn the formula for mobilizing an army of 1,500 housekeepers to make 17.9 million square feet of active space at The Venetian Las Vegas shine.

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A modern restroom with automatic dispensers and fixtures
April 24, 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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A toilet paper dispenser with money ($100 bill) coming out of it
April 23, 2019 CMM Staff

Your Patrons Are Flushing Money Down the Toilet

Advances in toilet paper dispensers, as well as high capacity rolls, are a couple of options that can help you keep your facility's toilet paper expenses under control.

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A woman with two small children in an airport terminal
April 23, 2019 Robert Kravitz

Lactation Rooms: New Policies Coming to an Airport Near You

A new law requires all large- and medium-sized airports in the United States to provide a private, hygienic space in each terminal for nursing or pumping mothers.

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