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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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new flooring technologies
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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Extend the Life of Hardwood Floors
April 26, 2016 Dave Posey

Extend the Life of Hardwood Floors

While a properly installed and finished floor can withstand high levels of foot traffic and action, proper care and maintenance is a critical component in getting the most life out of a hardwood floor.

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Floor Care for Busy Buildings
April 25, 2016 William R. Griffin

Floor Care for Busy Buildings

High-traffic areas add extra challenges to the cleaning process. These areas are where high levels of soil track into a building, and if not removed, result in aggressive wear of surfaces and finishes.


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How to Make High-Performance Mats Last
February 5, 2016 Adam Strizzi

How to Make High-Performance Mats Last

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Protect With Entryway Mats
December 17, 2015 Joel Craddock

Protect With Entryway Mats

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Stripping & Finishing Hard Floors
December 2, 2015 Adam Strizzi

Stripping & Finishing Hard Floors

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Education Breakdown
September 29, 2015 CMM Staff

Education Breakdown

ISSA/INTERCLEAN North America 2015 will offer nearly 50 convention seminars across nine tracks for cleaning industry professionals.

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Removing Mold and Mildew
September 2, 2015 William R. Griffin

Removing Mold and Mildew

Mold and mildew can make cleaning tile and grout a daunting task, but it doesn't have to be.

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Caring for Concrete
August 4, 2015 Debby Davis

Caring for Concrete

Concrete does not necessarily require as much attention as other types of hard-surface floors, although it does require specific types of cleaning and care.

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Robotic Rx
July 31, 2015 Dr. Stephen Dalton

Robotic Rx

Hands-free floor care scrubbers that can maneuver the halls of a hospital on their own are quickly becoming a sought-after solution in the fight against infection.

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Your Floor Care Questions Answered: Part 1
June 29, 2015

Your Floor Care Questions Answered: Part 1

While the webcast highlighted more than an hour’s worth of emerging trends and maintenance tips, many listeners still left with questions relating to their individual floor care needs.

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After All They Do For Us…
June 9, 2015 Adam Strizzi

After All They Do For Us…

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The Ins and Outs of Hard-Surface Floor Cleaners
June 2, 2015 Sarah Thurston

The Ins and Outs of Hard-Surface Floor Cleaners

Hard-surface floor cleaning systems are options for cleaning tile and grout floors—especially for cleaning contractors that also use portable extractors to provide carpet cleaning services for their clients.

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