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Floor Maintenance
March 25, 2020 Kendall Youngworth

5 Steps for Boosting Infection Control Through Floor Maintenance

Hospital floors not only experience a lot of wear and tear but they also often spread unwanted pathogens.

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Flooring Products Installation
March 19, 2020 Robert Blochinger

How Flooring Products Installation Impacts the Life of Floors

A look at craftsmanship versus workmanship and how correct installation of flooring products is critical for performance and appearance

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surface protection pads
February 25, 2020 Bret Bushey

Keep Your Floors Looking Like New with Surface Protection

Protective pads on furniture can help protect hard floors from scratches and gouges as well as prevent carpet snags.

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ceramic tile
February 17, 2020 Stanley Hulin

How to Clean Ceramic Tile and Grout

Ceramic presents cleaning challenges because of the two very different surfaces at play: the tile and the grout.

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Turning Stone Casino Floor Care
February 6, 2020 Nan Hallock

Never Settle For Less With Your Floor Care Program

Trafficked by 2,500 employees every day, Turning Stone’s back-of-the-house vinyl composition tiled floors were wearing down and losing their gloss quickly despite rigorous care and maintenance. 

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single-use mops
February 6, 2020 Jack McGurk & Rick Parker & Dave Harry

Single-Use Microfiber Mops Usher In Third Wave of Change in Floor Care

Single-use microfiber mops have the same cleaning attributes of reusable microfiber mops with the added benefit of eliminating the laundry process.

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Tile Type
January 24, 2020 Suhayl Laher

How to Clean 4 Different Tile Types

Key considerations for cleaning four different tile types: natural stone, porcelain, nonslip, and high-gloss.

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The Sequel is Never This Good
December 16, 2019 Sponsored by ProTeam

The Sequel is Never This Good

Introducing the ProTeam® GoFree® Flex Pro II cordless backpack vacuum with a new motor, new runtimes, and lighter weight.

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Acoustic Flooring Solutions for Health Care and Education Facilities
September 27, 2019 Sandra Soraci

Acoustic Flooring Solutions for Health Care and Education Facilities

A quiet atmosphere can improve patient healing in hospitals, rehabilitation centers, and other health care settings, as well as encourage learning in educational facilities. Flooring solutions that improve building acoustics, such as rubber floors, can be a good choice for these buildings.

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2019 Floor Care Webinar: Avoid Dirty Looks
July 9, 2019

2019 Floor Care Webinar: Avoid Dirty Looks

Caring for hard floors can be tricky. There are so many different types of flooring materials, each with their own unique cleaning requirements. How are cleaning/maintenance staff supposed to know which approach to take?

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Overcoming Common Grout-Cleaning Problems
July 8, 2019 Scott Warrington

Overcoming Common Grout-Cleaning Problems

Learn a few tricks to prevent efflorescence and sealer haze from forming on freshly cleaned tile and grout surfaces.

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Considerations for Workloading Complex Floor Plans
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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10 Safety Considerations for Construction Cleanup
June 7, 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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The Cost of Non-Compliance
June 6, 2019 Sponsored by Diversey

The Cost of Non-Compliance

Facilities are constantly faced with doing more with less; it is no wonder with these constant reductions and increased expectations that lack of consistency can be an unintended consequence.

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MAL-GRIT™ is Perfect for Any Floor Cleaning Challenge
June 6, 2019 Sponsored by The Malish Corp.

MAL-GRIT™ is Perfect for Any Floor Cleaning Challenge

An investment in these products means investing in unmatched value that will outlast floor pads 100 to 1. More than a long life, however, MAL-GRIT™ products offer convenience and effectiveness.

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Bona SuperCourt® System: Only Complete System for Athletic Wood Floors
June 6, 2019 Sponsored by Bona

Bona SuperCourt® System: Only Complete System for Athletic Wood Floors

Sunnyside School District in Tucson, Arizona is the second largest public school district in Arizona, and must be able to handle heavy foot traffic on a daily basis.

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