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Six New Year’s Resolutions for Facility Managers

Six New Year’s Resolutions for Facility Managers

As the year winds down it’s time for facility managers to reflect, take stock, and plan for a better New Year. Here is a list of six New Year’s Resolutions for Facility Managers to get you started. New Year’s Resolutions for Facility Managers 1. Raise Your Safe Floor...

Exceptional Commercial Entryway Cleaning All Winter

Exceptional Commercial Entryway Cleaning All Winter

Winter weather – with all its rain, snow, sleet, and slush – has arrived. This means ice-encrusted boots, drippy umbrellas, soaked overcoats, and plenty of tracked-in road salts and sand. This dreaded mix of soils makes its way into buildings and leaves its ugly mark...

Do Cleaning Workers Unintentionally Spread Disease?

Do Cleaning Workers Unintentionally Spread Disease?

Is it possible that cleaning workers may unintentionally spread disease because of the cleaning tools and equipment they use?  Here’s a case study that provides some answers. Case Study In 2010, children attending a preschool started coming down with hand, foot, and...

Stop the Mop: Good, Better, and Best Mopping Alternatives

Stop the Mop: Good, Better, and Best Mopping Alternatives

Clean floors are vital for attractive interiors. More than just cosmetic, hygienically clean floors deliver health and safety benefits too. They protect people from slips and falls and stop dangerous microbes from moving throughout the facility. And, because they are...

Stop the Mop to Increase Cleaning Productivity

Stop the Mop to Increase Cleaning Productivity

Improved cleaning productivity is more important than ever. A clean and hygienic workspace always offered a lot benefits including higher employee morale, better work environments, and enhanced health and safety. That last point about health and safety...

How to Clean Commercial Restroom Tile and Grout Floors

How to Clean Commercial Restroom Tile and Grout Floors

Tile and grout are commercial restroom floor staples for good reason. These robust materials perform well, look great, and contribute to floor safety. The combination holds up under heavy foot traffic and is designed to last for decades.   Maintaining...

Floor Maintenance for Safety

Floor Maintenance for Safety

Think of your commercial floors as your facility’s calling card, a giant canvas that reflects your institution’s culture, principals and goals. Your floor maintenance program can reflect your attention to details. A shiny surface, free of dirt and debris, projects...

The Big Chill: Winterproofing Floors

The Big Chill: Winterproofing Floors

Winter is particularly hard on floors. Dripping umbrellas, tracked in grit and melting snow create slip and fall hazards. Add road salt and ice melt to the mix and you have a corrosive combination. Get on top of the issue before it becomes a problem.

Best Tile and Grout Cleaning Products

Best Tile and Grout Cleaning Products

Traditional mops and buckets can’t cut through the grease but they can spread it around the rest or your facility. Kaivac’s OmniFlex™ Dispense-and-Vac used with KaiPow™ degreaser gets rid of grease and saves time an

Use Less, Clean More with AutoVac Stretch

Use Less, Clean More with AutoVac Stretch

Maintaining wide-area, hard surface floors can be fast, simple and efficient. Learn how to stretch your cleaning resources without losing any cleaning effectiveness with the Kaivac AutoVac Stretch.

Your Grout is Not Black

Your Grout is Not Black

Grout, because of its unique properties, is nearly impossible to clean with a mop. Learn how to stop the mop and clean your tile and grout floor the right way.

Stopping the Mop in West Virginia State-Owned Facilities

Stopping the Mop in West Virginia State-Owned Facilities

The West Virginia Association of Rehabilitation Facilities (WVARF) holds all the janitorial contracts for state-owned facilities (except higher education). They clean a total of 4.1 million square feet. Their mission is “to give every individual with a disability the...

BTG Labs Stopped the Mop With Kaivac Floor Care

BTG Labs Stopped the Mop With Kaivac Floor Care

At their headquarters in Cincinnati, BTG Labs researches, innovates, and manufactures specialized surface analysis equipment. Their prestigious client base, including Google, Apple, NASA, General Electric, and GM, regularly visits their facility to inspect operations,...

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