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Cleaning routine for restroom facilities

March 28, 2018

Maintaining clean and fresh restrooms is essential to any facility. They can often make a bad impression on guests and employees if not routinely cleaned.   Many facility managers (FM) buy products specifically designed to reduce odors in restrooms, like …

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Cleaning your water cooler

February 14, 2018

When was the last time you cleaned your water cooler? If you can’t remember, then it’s time. The fact is, most water coolers are refilled every other day by whichever employee is the last one to drain the bottle, or …

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New approaches to controlling infections

May 17, 2017

Drug resistant bacteria are a consistent concern in hospitals and healthcare facilities. No matter how well your cleaning crew cleans, there are still going to be bacteria and spores left behind. Studies show that less than half of surfaces are …

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How to harness the IoT to clean your facility

May 10, 2017

Facility managers are constantly on the lookout for ways in which the Internet of Things (IoT) can help them improve services and reduce costs. You may have already looked into improving your HVAC, security, and lighting use. Why not harness …

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How to start green cleaning

December 21, 2016

One of the jobs of a facilities manager is to ensure a clean and healthy work environment. Unfortunately, many of the traditional products used for cleaning can cause tremendous harm to the environment, as well as to vulnerable employees. Pregnant …

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Simple ways to reduce your cleaning costs

Simple Ways to Reduce Your Cleaning Costs

June 2, 2016

Here are some purchasing tips that will reduce your expenditures and increase your efficiency. General ways to reduce your purchasing costs: • Choose quality over short-term savings. It may seem counter-intuitive, but paying more for higher-quality products will ultimately reduce …

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Mold Prevention and Removal

March 24, 2016

There has been a lot of controversy (and litigation) surrounding mold over the years. Scientists, doctors, and lawyers have been arguing about the possible health risks involved due to exposure to mold, with engineers, architects, and facilities managers often caught …

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Measure The Safety of Your Chemical Footprint With CFP Tool

Measure The Safety of Your Chemical Footprint With CFP Tool

July 29, 2015

Once upon a time, you considered starting a green cleaning program to protect the health of your facility, tenants, patients and team members. Shifting from cleaners made with harsh chemicals to those containing greener, more environmentally friendly ingredients just seemed …

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A Proposed Spring Cleaning List For Your Facility

A Proposed Spring Cleaning List For Your Facility

March 30, 2015

In many parts of the country — with the notable exception of the Northeastern U.S. — winter “wonderland” temperatures have become a thing of the past (we hope your emergency plans worked to perfection too). Now, the weather is warming …

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