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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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sweeping up construction debris
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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man using upright vacuum
June 5, 2019 Brad Hoare

Vacuum Features and Settings for the Best Cleaning Results

Follow these steps to determine which setting to use and how to properly set up the vacuum for your specific job.

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Doctors standing over clean and reflective hospital floor
June 1, 2019 Benjamin Oberle

Build an Effective Floor Disinfection Program

The standard for floor disinfection is changing due to growing awareness of harmful bacteria on floors and its potential to spread to other high-touch areas via shoes, hands, or equipment.

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Winter-proofing Hardwood Floors
October 14, 2016

Winter-proofing Hardwood Floors

With winter weather just around the corner, fall is the perfect time to prepare for cleaning and maintenance challenges the season presents.

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Six Steps to Prepare Your Facility for Winter
September 2, 2016 Joel Craddock

Six Steps to Prepare Your Facility for Winter

Waiting to devise a winter maintenance plan until the first signs of snow and ice is a mistake.

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Cutting Floor Care Costs
August 30, 2016 William R. Griffin

Cutting Floor Care Costs

Hard floor care is a major cost in most facilities, and it plays a key role in overall building appearance, health, and safety.

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Back to Zero
August 25, 2016 Kevin Keeler

Back to Zero

Over time, some surfaces become so saturated with soil that no amount of routine cleaning will improve their appearance level.

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What’s in a Mat?
July 25, 2016 John Engel

What’s in a Mat?

Businesses have many different types of floors. However, whether talking about an office building, restaurant, or retail store, there is one thing that most facility floors have in common: matting.

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Best Practices for Autoscrubbing Hardwood Floors
July 25, 2016 Dave Posey

Best Practices for Autoscrubbing Hardwood Floors

For any sizable hardwood floor, implementing a regular autoscrubbing maintenance program is a must.

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Brushes and Pads
June 6, 2016

Brushes and Pads

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Limiting Your Finishing
April 29, 2016 Stephen Ashkin

Limiting Your Finishing

Luxury vinyl tile floors are becoming much more popular than ever expected. These floors do not require stripping and refinishing, only cleaning and damp mopping.

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Upselling Hard Floor Care
April 29, 2016 Joel Craddock

Upselling Hard Floor Care

In facilities both large and small, no surface receives more use and requires more maintenance than the floor. Part of your job as a contractor is educating the client on how regularly scheduled maintenance is actually a safeguard to the bottom line.

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Cleaning Connectivity: Floor Care Focus
April 28, 2016 Kelly Zimmerman

Cleaning Connectivity: Floor Care Focus

Developments in floor care technology are not only helping facility managers and building service contractors keep better track of their equipment, but how their cleaning crews are using it and what to do as soon as a problem arises.

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Get a Grip on Slips and Falls
April 27, 2016 Patricia Lennon

Get a Grip on Slips and Falls

As long as people move, slips and falls will be part of workplace hazards.Since slips and falls make up about 85 percent of workers’ compensation claims each year, placing a focus on slip-and-fall prevention can significantly impact a company’s bottom line.

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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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