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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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Restroom Trends You’ll See Next Year (and Beyond)
September 3, 2015 Erin Brereton

Restroom Trends You’ll See Next Year (and Beyond)

Find out what commercial restroom trends are on the horizon—and how they stand to change the methods, training, and tools many building maintenance providers currently use.

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Tools of the Trade
September 1, 2015 Lance Witschen

Tools of the Trade

Today, the changing needs of facilities, combined with the evolution of technology, require a much bigger—and wiser—investment by both new and established businesses.

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Caring for Concrete
August 4, 2015 Debby Davis

Caring for Concrete

Concrete does not necessarily require as much attention as other types of hard-surface floors, although it does require specific types of cleaning and care.

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Inventive Tools for Testing and Cleaning Sensitive Spaces
August 3, 2015 Erin Brereton

Inventive Tools for Testing and Cleaning Sensitive Spaces

Many medical centers are utilizing new, innovative products and systems to boost cleanliness levels, combat increasingly resistant germs, and deliver a new level of service.

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Robotic Rx
July 31, 2015 Dr. Stephen Dalton

Robotic Rx

Hands-free floor care scrubbers that can maneuver the halls of a hospital on their own are quickly becoming a sought-after solution in the fight against infection.

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Treating Sustainable Fibers
July 1, 2015 Erin Brereton

Treating Sustainable Fibers

Carpet made from natural resources, such as wool and plant fibers, have become more popular in commercial spaces, but they do require special care.

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Your Floor Care Questions Answered: Part 1
June 29, 2015

Your Floor Care Questions Answered: Part 1

While the webcast highlighted more than an hour’s worth of emerging trends and maintenance tips, many listeners still left with questions relating to their individual floor care needs.

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Customer Satisfaction
June 5, 2015 Lance Witschen

Customer Satisfaction

Customer satisfaction is the staple of success in any service industry. Unfortunately, customer feedback is often elusive, and the feedback we do get may not always be reliable due to the way we go about getting it.

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Floor Care Webcast Now Available for Download
May 27, 2015

Floor Care Webcast Now Available for Download

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Delivering with Data
May 2, 2015 Kelly Zimmerman

Delivering with Data

Data is playing a growing role in the commercial cleaning and facilities management industries.It is used to track cleanliness of surfaces and high-touch areas, and in workloading systems for staffing and budget planning.

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Methods for Measuring Clean
April 6, 2015 Matt Morrison

Methods for Measuring Clean

Showing the ATP results to the prospect—with some systems, results are available in 15 seconds or less—reveals that what was once believed to be a clean and well-maintained facility, may not be as clean or healthy after all.

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Schools and Scrubbers
March 31, 2015 Erick Frack

Schools and Scrubbers

A new generation of floor-cleaning equipment incorporates robotics to provide hands-free operation. This capability is helping schools to become healthier by freeing janitorial staff to clean higher-value areas.

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