Contrary to popular belief, the toilet seat is not the grossest spot in a restroom. Learn tips to clean dirty grout, overfilled feminine hygiene receptacles, and other nasty restroom surfaces.Article
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.Article
The emergence of electrostatic spraying technology is giving way to better efficiencies and new responsibilities. Here are tips for training, remaining compliant with chemical use, and more.Article
Health care facilities that use continuous monitoring software on their building systems gain real-time data on temperature, humidity, water flow, and other issues that can lead to Legionnaires' Diseases.Article
Some of the most frequently heard myths about hand sanitizers are those surrounding germs.Article
This issue of Cleaning and Maintenance Management covers a variety of ways to ensure our teams are doing everything they can to keep building occupants healthy—even when we can’t be there to supervise their every move.Article
Proper disinfection is critical in preventing the spread of disease and ensuring that we do our jobs right.
Summertime may signal a slower time for foot traffic in K-12 schools, but that does not mean that dirt, grime, or germs take a vacation.
Disinfectants have a history of being overused or used incorrectly.Article
Frequently, too many cleaning solutions, including ones that are too powerful, have been used to stop the spread of disease.Article
As new on-site generation technologies emerge that also claim to have disinfecting properties, the old standby of EPA registration isn’t always cut and dry.
Establishing a stringent sanitation regimen and facility maintenance plan that covers indoor and outdoor areas can help protect your building and its occupants from pests and the diseases they carry.Article
Maintaining a visibly clean environment is important for influencing public perceptions because cleanliness is a top concern for customers.Article
Establishing metrics for your green cleaning operation depends on your goals.Article
Landscaping and pest management are more intertwined than you may think—those seemingly well-manicured plants and flowers outside your facility can also attract and provide harborage for pests.Article
Color coding is an easy-to-remember-and-follow system that anybody can understand. It is also a sign to the public that you take stopping the spread of pathogens seriously and are purposeful in how you approach cleaning and sanitizing.Article