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November 29, 2018 Jean-François Leblanc

Color Coding Industrial Work Spaces for Safety

How green, yellow, and red safety zones can protect your workers from on-site accidents

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November 27, 2018 Torben Lund Andersen

Autonomous Floor Care Solutions Raise the Stakes on Equipment Safety

Technological improvements in equipment are not enough to ensure safety as self-operating cleaning machines become more commonplace. New industry standards are key.

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A person using equipment to care for a terrazzo floor
November 21, 2018 James Flieler

Protected Terrazzo Floors Last a Lifetime

While terrazzo is generally long lasting—and is still found in old palacios and palazzos in Italy—it can succumb to deterioration. Here’s how to prevent it.

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September 11, 2018 Kathleen Misovic

Save Time and Money With New Flooring Technology

The latest flooring technology, such as luxury vinyl tile, high-build systems, and dry stripping, will help keep a facility’s floors looking good with minimal care, expense, and fumes.

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The Bona® Abrasion System—Sustainable, Effective & Time-Saving
April 20, 2018 Sponsored by Bona US

The Bona® Abrasion System—Sustainable, Effective & Time-Saving

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Square Scrub PIVOT is Innovation Evolved
April 20, 2018 Sponsored by Square Scrub

Square Scrub PIVOT is Innovation Evolved

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A New Age of Floor Care is Coming
April 20, 2018 Sponsored by Unger

A New Age of Floor Care is Coming

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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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Anthony Trombetta
March 19, 2018

Neutral vs. Acidic Cleaning Chemicals

This ISSA Educational Quick Tip takes a look at PH levels and how they impact your cleaning solutions.

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March 2, 2018 Jonathan Adkins

Floor Report Reveals Market Trends

ISSA & AACEM have developed a report to help industry professionals stay current with commercial construction and renovation activity and projections, flooring materials trends, and key U.S. economic indicators.

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Microfiber mop dusting hard floor
February 8, 2018 Larry Lawton

Dust Up on Your Hard Floor Care

Dust is made up of fine particles from paper, skin cells, dirt, and other materials found in the environment. Removing dust accumulation helps prevent symptoms of allergies and asthma.

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3 Signs it’s Time to Swap Out Your Floor Pads
December 4, 2017 Kim Sachs

3 Signs it’s Time to Swap Out Your Floor Pads

There are three ways to determine if your scrubber's floor pad has reached the end of its life span and needs to be replaced.

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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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The Evolution Of Hard Floor Care
October 24, 2017 Dane Gregory

The Evolution Of Hard Floor Care

If you look at where we are today compared to where we began, you’ll likely agree that we are light years away from the first attempts to maintain flooring in commercial buildings.

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Wood gymnasium floor
September 7, 2017 Mike Watt

Get on the Ball with Protecting Your Gym Floor

Facility managers tasked with protecting hardwood gym floors, such as those in schools or recreation centers, will find creating a gym floor management program a good first step.

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