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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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Hand spraying furniture with disinfecting hose
June 4, 2019 Jeremiah Gray

Revolutionary Disinfection Technologies

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.

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Picture of test tubes marked with Legionnaires' Disease
June 4, 2019 Rhonda Landis

Prevent Legionnaires' Disease With Fault Detection Software

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.

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Person looking at inspection report on a laptop
June 3, 2019 Ricardo Regalado & Vianney Garcia

Tips on Effective Inspection Software Setup

Inspection reports ensure your team members are completing work in a consistent manner by providing feedback for improvement. Here are a few tips on how to properly configure and deliver your reports.

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Technology Steals the Show
June 2, 2016 William R. Griffin

Technology Steals the Show

The world’s largest cleaning show was recently held in Amsterdam, Netherlands. In case you missed it, here’s a review of some of the highlights.

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Disrupt Your Janitorial Business
June 1, 2016 Judy Gillies

Disrupt Your Janitorial Business

There are already disruptions happening in the janitorial industry, and if you aren’t aware of them, much less using them to your advantage, you will be left behind.

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Creating Effective Client Surveys
May 25, 2016 Caden Hutchens

Creating Effective Client Surveys

How can client surveys be used more effectively by BSCs than for the sole purpose of gathering “good-to-know” feedback? Here are a few pointers to help your business get the most out of them.

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Making Recycling More Effective
May 20, 2016 Stephen Ashkin

Making Recycling More Effective

Just because recycling is the granddaddy of the green and sustainability movement doesn't mean there isn't still plenty of room for improvement.

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Onsite Generation of Cleaning Solutions
May 2, 2016 Allen Rathey

Onsite Generation of Cleaning Solutions

Water is a very common substance; it’s virtually everywhere, and without it, we would not have anything to drink, or even a way to clean.

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Cleaning Connectivity: Floor Care Focus
April 28, 2016 Kelly Zimmerman

Cleaning Connectivity: Floor Care Focus

Developments in floor care technology are not only helping facility managers and building service contractors keep better track of their equipment, but how their cleaning crews are using it and what to do as soon as a problem arises.

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Driving Growth with Disruptive Innovation
February 1, 2016 Jim Harris Sr.

Driving Growth with Disruptive Innovation

Continuous improvement yields incremental progress, which is critical to sustaining high performance. Breakthrough improvement, especially in a cleaning operation, requires a complete modification or change.

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Investing In Your Company
January 25, 2016 Joel Craddock

Investing In Your Company

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A Facility’s Guide to Composting
November 23, 2015 Nicole Bowman

A Facility’s Guide to Composting

Composting is not only a growing trend in waste management, but it’s a national priority and a simple solution that can reap significant environmental rewards.

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The Future of Cleaning
October 1, 2015 Kevin Keeler

The Future of Cleaning

In early June, my partner and I traveled into the future of the cleaning industry, and what we saw was good—very good.

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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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New Add-on Services: Cleaning Private Jets
September 4, 2015 Sean Martschinke

New Add-on Services: Cleaning Private Jets

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