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A dentist exam room
June 26, 2019 Tim Conn

Bidding a Medical Facility Part 2: Doctor and Dentist Offices and Labs

Knowing specific tasks you are required to perform, such as wiping down exam tables and cleaning waiting room toys, will help you prepare a bid for specific medical facilities.

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A modern restroom with automatic dispensers and fixtures
June 12, 2019 Kathleen Misovic

No-Touch Restrooms

Patrons of no-touch restrooms can activate toilet seat covers, dispense toilet paper, wash and dry their hands, and throw out trash, all without touching a dispenser or fixture.

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Person disinfecting a doorknob with a microfiber cloth
June 8, 2019 Mark McInnes

Four Secrets of Successful Infection Prevention Programs

A proper disinfection process includes simple, time-honored steps, like pre-cleaning surfaces and following dwell times. Let’s examine a few of those closer to better understand how process impacts infection prevention.

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Infection Prevention Made Simple™ with CompuClean®
June 26, 2019 Sponsored by Spartan Chemical Co. Inc.

Infection Prevention Made Simple™ with CompuClean®

It is scientifically proven that rigorous and regular environmental cleaning is associated with major decreases in Healthcare-Acquired infections.

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Handwashing
January 5, 2016 Samantha Williams

Healthy Hands, Healthy Facility

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), hand hygiene is one of the most important steps to avoid getting sick and spreading germs to others.

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Cleaning for Time vs. Health
December 30, 2015 Ron Segura

Cleaning for Time vs. Health

During a time when our industry is realizing that our No. 1 priority is to keep people healthy, the “trash-and-dash” approach to cleaning is sure to result in a number of problems, not the least of which is making it harder for us to accomplish our goal of cleaning for health and safety.

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The Triple Bottom Line
December 28, 2015 Stephen Ashkin

The Triple Bottom Line

While sustainable cleaning options include the use of green cleaning solutions, products, and equipment, that is just one leg of what sustainability is all about. The other two legs are: people and profit.

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Is That Carpet Clean?
December 23, 2015 Larry Cooper

Is That Carpet Clean?

Can your customers tell the difference between clean and soiled carpet? More than likely, they cannot. It is our job as professionals to assist in this process.

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Protect With Entryway Mats
December 17, 2015 Joel Craddock

Protect With Entryway Mats

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Cold- vs. Hot-water Washing
November 25, 2015 Allen Rathey

Cold- vs. Hot-water Washing

While using cold water instead of hot may help to minimize a facility’s carbon footprint and save on costs, this environmental effort still raises questions.

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LEED With Your Pest Control Program
November 24, 2015 Patrick Copps

LEED With Your Pest Control Program

As you continue striving for the most eco-friendly—and economical—solutions for your building, start by incorporating the following pest management solutions.

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Sustainable Green Cleaning
November 20, 2015 Stephen Ashkin

Sustainable Green Cleaning

Creating a sustainable cleaning program involves more than implementing green cleaning products. Learn why.

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Engineered Water for Cleaning
September 25, 2015 Michael Draper

Engineered Water for Cleaning

Cleaning without chemicals is certainly not new to the professional cleaning industry.

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Best Practices for Handling Feminine Waste Receptacles
September 25, 2015

Best Practices for Handling Feminine Waste Receptacles

Follow these 14 tips when handling feminine waste in restrooms.

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Natural Disaster Cleanup 101
September 9, 2015 Kylie Ora Lobell

Natural Disaster Cleanup 101

Hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, fires, winter storms, mudslides, and earthquakes happen throughout the year all over the United States.

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Tackling the Women’s Restroom
September 4, 2015 Stacey Freed

Tackling the Women’s Restroom

How do you ensure employees are following the right procedures to keep themselves and others safe?

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