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April 2, 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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A person using equipment to care for a terrazzo floor
March 20, 2019 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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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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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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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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