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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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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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Webcast: Improving Hard Floor Care Programs
June 9, 2014

Webcast: Improving Hard Floor Care Programs

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Cleaning methods for marble and granite
April 15, 2014

Cleaning methods for marble and granite

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Cleaner And Safer Kitchen Floors
April 1, 2014

Cleaner And Safer Kitchen Floors

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The Evolution Of Autoscrubbers
February 21, 2014 Robert Kravitz

The Evolution Of Autoscrubbers

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Avoiding Repetitive Motion Injuries
December 9, 2013 Brett Haney

Avoiding Repetitive Motion Injuries

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, RMIs lead to an average of 18 lost work days per injury.

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Hard Floor Cleaning Practices to Consider
December 6, 2013 Brian Simmons

Hard Floor Cleaning Practices to Consider

The keys to current maintenance practices are promoting long-term floor life while meeting the immediate requirements of providing a healthy, safe environment.

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Dingy Grout — You’re Out!
October 4, 2013 Phillip Lawless

Dingy Grout — You’re Out!

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Explaining The New Floor Mat Standard
September 11, 2013 Russell Kendzior

Explaining The New Floor Mat Standard

Each year thousands of people are injured as a result of a slip and fall when entering a building entrance, and the first line of defense that most building owners employ is entrance carpet matting.

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National Floor Safety Institute (NFSI) Provides Rebuttal to the Consumer Specialty Products Association (CSPA) Advocacy Group Study
August 23, 2013

National Floor Safety Institute (NFSI) Provides Rebuttal to the Consumer Specialty Products Association (CSPA) Advocacy Group Study

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Floor Stripping Shoes
August 20, 2013

Floor Stripping Shoes

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New OSHA Rules For Floor Safety
August 14, 2013 Russell Kendzior

New OSHA Rules For Floor Safety

In August 2013, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is scheduled to release new rules for Walking and Working Surfaces (29 CFR Part 1910), that raise the bar for floorcare, safety and inspection.

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Baseboard Cleaning: The Hidden Cost Of Floorcare
August 13, 2013 Mike Englund

Baseboard Cleaning: The Hidden Cost Of Floorcare

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