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Long-Term Landscaping Tips and Tricks

November 13, 2020


Good groundskeeping is truly an art. It takes a special balance between understanding the needs of the humans, the wildlife and the land to craft an ideal, comprehensive plan. Here are a few pointers we found useful when thinking about …

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For more information on space heater safety please contact the Consumer Product Safety
Commission or The US Department of Energy or for specific information regarding your facility,
please contact Vanguard Resources directly.

How To Safely Use Space Heaters This Fall

September 29, 2020


The use of space heaters in offices is common in the winter. Even in warmer climates, winter mornings can bring on a chill. While these seemingly harmless devices may be an efficient way to heat a cold or drafty space, …

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costs, contact Vanguard Resources.

Cleaning Supplies: Save Money, Go Green

August 20, 2020


One of the jobs of a facility manager is to ensure a clean and healthy work environment. We know that many cleaning products can often rack up quite a bill. Additionally, many of the traditional products used for cleaning can …

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For a detailed analysis of your facility’s accident investigation, reporting and analysis
techniques, please contact the experts of Vanguard Resources.

Accidents: Embracing Them for Future Growth

July 15, 2020


Even the most prepared facility management team must deal with the occasional accident. Effective accident and incident investigation offers facility management leaders the key to the future, repeat incident prevention, and the minimization of accidental damages and their impact upon …

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No Touch Tech and the Spread of Antibodies

June 10, 2020


No touch technology, specifically related to bathroom hygiene, has been around since the 1980s. That being said, it is not new technology and can be found in many public bathrooms throughout the country. Some of this technology’s known benefits are: less …

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Spring garden care and maintenance

February 26, 2020


Technically, spring 2020 will begin with the vernal equinox on March 19th. But depending on where you live, warm weather may come much sooner, or much later. For example: In San Antonio, Texas, the last frost date falls on March …

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What you need to know about fertilization

January 29, 2020


Soil fertility refers to the ability of soil to sustain agricultural plant growth. Fertile soil has the ability to supply essential plant nutrients and water in adequate amounts and proportions for plant growth and reproduction. That’s why it is important …

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Suspicious packages: What to look for

January 22, 2020


According to the US Postal Service annual report, in 2017 the US Postal Inspection Service responded to 2,282 incidents of suspicious items, substances, powders or liquids in the mail or at postal facilities. This statistic reveals that incidents related to …

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Why inventory management is important and useful

January 8, 2020


For many people, the word inventory only means one thing: lots and lots of counting. Inventory is commonly thought of as the finished goods a company accumulates before selling it to users. Inventory can also include raw materials used to …

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