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HVAC Maintenance Tips
September 21, 2020 Kathleen Misovic

HVAC Maintenance Tips for Healthy Schools

In addition to clean surfaces, clean air can help stop the spread of SARS-CoV-2. Seth Ferriell, CEO of SSC Services, offers tips to set up the air conditioning systems in your school facilities.

green cleaning
September 17, 2020 Stephen Ashkin

Green Cleaning for COVID-19

You don’t need to stop using green cleaning products to eliminate the coronavirus from your facility.

Kris Kantor
September 15, 2020 Eleni Sakas

Memorable School Custodian Receives Top Honor

Kris Kantor’s dedication and creativity captured the attention of Tennant Company, which picked him as the grand prize winner in its inaugural Custodians Are Key contest.

covid-19 cleaning
September 14, 2020 Kathleen Misovic

Back-to-School Cleaning in K-12 Facilities

Learn how cleaning professionals have responded to keep the SARS-CoV-2 virus at bay in K-12 schools.


Can Air Purifiers Kill COVID-19
August 17, 2020 Doug Hoffman

Can Air Purifiers Kill SARS-CoV-2?

Plenty of misinformation is circulating regarding the effectiveness of air purification against COVID-19. Doug Hoffman of NORMI sets the record straight.

PPE Removal
August 6, 2020 Michael Wilson

How to Remove PPE Properly

Educating cleaning professionals on the proper removal of PPE is a perfect opportunity for jansan distributors to prove their value.

radio cleaning
August 5, 2020 Ben Burns

How to Keep Your 2-Way Radio Sanitary and Virus-Free

Here are some dos and don’ts for sanitizing your two-way radio equipment.

pest control
July 30, 2020 Shane McCoy

Managing Allergens in Pest Control

July 23, 2020 Stephen Ashkin

Sustainability, COVID-19, and LEED

In response to COVID-19, the USGBC has released four new LEED pilot credits to help building teams provide healthy spaces, and to assist with re-entry.

July 20, 2020

How GPS Technology Provides Cleaner, Healthier Indoor Air

Cleaning, sanitizing, and maintaining properties has never been a larger undertaking than it is right now.

Reopening Schools
July 15, 2020 Peter Duncanson

Reopening Schools: The Challenge Ahead

For schools that plan to reopen, the focus is on custodial services directors and their crews who are charged with keeping facilities clean, safe, and healthy.

June 30, 2020 Craig Sykora

How to Prevent Cross-Contamination

Cross-contamination is an aspect where we can diminish the risk of an infection spreading to multiple people. It's critical to ensure that sanitization is the top priority when managing workplaces, facilities and more.

Using UV Systems to Combat HAIs
June 23, 2020 Eric Bates

Using UV Systems to Combat HAIs

With health care facilities having the highest risk of spreading a virus, UV systems offer a way to combat the infectious pathogens easily.

commercial stone floors
June 18, 2020 Fred Hueston

9 Steps for Maintaining Commercial Stone Floors

Guidelines to help you design the best maintenance program for your commercial stone floors.

Infection Prevention: EVS Leads the Way With Interdisciplinary Teamwork
June 12, 2020 Michael Catanzaro

Infection Prevention: EVS Leads the Way With Interdisciplinary Teamwork

To eliminate health care-acquired infections and keep patients safe, health care facilities need an interdisciplinary team made up of surgical services and infection prevention personnel, with environmental services staff leading the way.

electrostatic cleaner
June 9, 2020 Peter Teska

Perfecting the Electrostatic Cleaning Process

Electrostatic sprayers are in high demand, however many people are not using them properly. Learn best practices for efficient disinfection using an electrostatic spray system.