Posts Tagged ‘Cleaning’

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Friday Funny: If I Can’t Touch The Door Knob, How Do I Get In The Building?

Contamination of just a single doorknob or table top results in the spread of viruses throughout office buildings, hotels, and health care facilities. Within two to four hours, the virus could be detected on 40% to 60% of workers and visitors in the facilities and among commonly touched...Read More...

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Free White Paper – Reduce Labor Costs by Optimizing Facility Cleaning Operations

Find strategies on how to reduce operational and labor costs with this free white paper from Staples Facility...Read More...

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FRIDAY FUNNY: Making Peace With Bacteria

Science has discovered beneficial microbes that – like a microbial Pacman game ─ will eat many of the common soils in our...Read More...

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Commercial Real Estate Industry Continues To Achieve Utilities Savings

Data from BOMA’s Experience Exchange Report reflects results of the industry's focus on energy...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: Angry Janitors!

ISSA has introduced a new mobile game, Angry Janitors, a free app designed to educate players on hygiene awareness while keeping them engaged and entertained. Are you keen enough on workplace cleaning to earn a Golden...Read More...

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Norovirus In The News

Facility managers and their staff play an important role in mitigating the impact of this illness. According to the CDC, norovirus is most prevalent November through April....Read More...

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NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Scott 24 Hour Sanitizing Spray from Kimberly-Clark Professional

The product's patent pending formulation is bleach free, cuts through common grease, dirt and grime, and won’t harm most surfaces....Read More...

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Survey Reveals Drop In Pressure; Fewer Cutbacks For Cleaning Industry

P&G Professional™ report reveals cautious optimism apparent for all except the healthcare...Read More...

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Chewing Gum Removal

A project manager at a university struggles with the thorough removal of residual chewing gum stuck in porous...Read More...

At the University of Tennessee, this carpet was installed in Neyland Stadium as part of its renovation. Maintaining the carpet not only keeps it looking good but also helps sustain school spirit. (Photo by Howard Doughty; courtesy of Antron/INVISTA.)

Services & Maintenance: Extending Carpet Life

Honing in on specifics, including materials and traffic patterns, maximizes maintenance impact. From the June 2013 issue....Read More...