Posts Tagged ‘Cleaning’

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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...

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: How Do You Manage Grease In Buildings?

Commercial kitchens have specific rules for health and safety issues, but when it comes to water code requirements, how do facility professionals deal with grease... ...Read More...

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Tricks Of The Trade: Fan Belts

How often do you recommend replacing the belts in roof fans? Additionally, how often should the ventilation system be... ...Read More...

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NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: VeriClean System by Diversey

This program is aimed at improving the cleaning and disinfection of high touch surfaces in healthcare settings. It integrates products, processes, training, and validation into a continuous improvement plan to limit transmission of healthcare associated infections (HAIs).... ...Read More...

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Services & Maintenance: Under Pressure

Whether pest birds have made a facility home or are just moving in, having the expertise to deter them effectively is... ...Read More...

FM Frequency: Machines Don’t Clean Buildings…People Do: Part 1

In part one of this series, Carpenter explains how providing janitorial services to facilities can be a truly thankless task, but it doesn't have to... ...Read More...

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Lean Cleaning

Is it feasible to apply lean practices to cleaning and maintenance in... ...Read More...

Colleges Need To Be Vigilant Against Bed Bugs

Colleges and universities need to develop policies on how to manage and mitigate bed bug infestations if and when they... ...Read More...

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Manufacturing Case Study: A Flavorful Production

Barilla America, Inc., the U.S. division of the Italy-based food maker, has a new facility in Avon,... ...Read More...