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Children running up stairs in a school with rubber flooring
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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Photo of tile and grout
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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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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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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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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