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entrance effectiveness audit
December 9, 2019 JoAnn Durette

How to Perform an Entrance Effectiveness Audit

A properly designed entrance system supports maintenance teams by removing moisture and debris from the bottom of footwear to reduce the risk of slips and falls.

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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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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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Floor Care Webcast Now Available for Download
May 27, 2015

Floor Care Webcast Now Available for Download

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How to Care for Fragile Floors
April 3, 2015 Bill McGarvey

How to Care for Fragile Floors

Many facilities are getting away from traditional flooring, such as vinyl composition tile. This departure can present challenges to cleaning professionals using older methods.

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The Return of Industrial Floors
April 3, 2015 Doug Berjer

The Return of Industrial Floors

While many cleaning professionals are well versed on caring for floors in schools, commercial office buildings, and similar facilities, floor care in an industrial location can be an entirely different ball of wax.

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How to Ace an Aging Floor
April 2, 2015 Erin Brereton

How to Ace an Aging Floor

Significant wear-and-tear can make cleaning an outdated floor difficult—and in some cases, near impossible.

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Emerging Floor Care Trends
April 1, 2015 William R. Griffin

Emerging Floor Care Trends

There is a revolution going on in hard floor care that will have a major impact on how floors are both cleaned and restored in the future.

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Schools and Scrubbers
March 31, 2015 Erick Frack

Schools and Scrubbers

A new generation of floor-cleaning equipment incorporates robotics to provide hands-free operation. This capability is helping schools to become healthier by freeing janitorial staff to clean higher-value areas.

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More on Mats Than You Ever Thought Possible
March 12, 2015 Adam Strizzi

More on Mats Than You Ever Thought Possible

Mats are often underappreciated by facility managers and cleaning workers, even though they are invaluable to a facility. Very simply, mats help to keep facilities clean, healthy, and safe for building users.

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Refinishing floors: The difference between a good job and a bad one
June 20, 2014

Refinishing floors: The difference between a good job and a bad one

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Floor Mats As A Prevention Strategy
June 18, 2014 Phillip Lawless

Floor Mats As A Prevention Strategy

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