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...
Restroom Cleaning Articles
Following consistent restroom cleaning procedures takes all of the guesswork out of this important task. It makes cleaning staff more efficient, sets clear expectations, saves time and prevents possible cross contamination. A cleaning checklist not only makes the job...
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...
Using the right restroom cleaner chemicals from the start combats hard water stains, mineral deposits and soap scum build up.
Battery-powered cleaning technology offers a lot of benefits over plug-in choices. Cords, after all, are a hassle, particularly when attached to equipment used to clean a large or crowded facility. Cords pose tripping hazards to employees, get tangled in furniture and...
The KaiVac® 1750 No-Touch Cleaning® system received a 2021 Distributor Choice Award as one of the top products of the year. Every year, jan/san distributors decide on their favorite products by voting in the Sanitary Maintenance Distributor Choice Awards in four...
Cleaning public toilets has never been more important to human health and economic stability.
Pool locker room cleaning is essential for a safer summer, especially in the midst of a pandemic.
While the bulk of the nation is sheltering in place, essential custodial workers are still out there deep cleaning grocery stores, warehouses, hospitals and more.
Nursing home cleaning has always been the first line of defense for the health and well-being of residents and staff alike. Now, the emergence of Coronavirus COVID-19 makes those cleaning protoco
Transit agencies and airlines are stepping up their maintenance protocols to help protect their riders, employees and the general population. Here’s the best tips when cleaning public transportation for health.
Restroom cleaning is vital but it doesn’t have to be expensive, difficult or time consuming if you use the right equipment.
Nasty restroom smells come from a variety of sources. Some are the usual suspects, other may surprise you. No matter the source, malodorous restrooms make a bad impression.
Some tools, while not new, present opportunities for success not immediately apparent to the casual observer. An excellent example is the spray-and-vac machine―a popular tool for restroom care in schools and universities―pioneered and made famous by Kaiva
Cleaning an industrial facility is no small feat. These buildings are large with a diversity of spaces and functions.
Elementary school cleaning is a challenge. The buildings contain different hard and soft surfaces, lots of restrooms, tons of touchpoints and plenty of little kids coughing, sneezing, spilling and tracking in dirt, grit and microbes. As a result, elementa
Poor custodial training or the lack of adequate cleaning tools and equipment has been a problem for decades throughout the professional cleaning industry, so to see it showing up in correctional facilities is no surprise.
Clean airport restrooms are a huge part of traveler satisfaction and one of the biggest challenges to your maintenance staff.
Full Sweep Cleaning utilizes a system developed by Kaivac that are 60 times more effective at removing contaminants than mops and rags.
Proper restroom cleaning is essential, no matter the building type . Well-maintained facilities protect the public from germs, viruses and other dangerous pathogens. But the benefits go even further. Clean, fresh smelling restrooms delight occupants and e
It’s long been documented that a business’s reputation lives or dies by the state of its restroom. Customers expect clean, odor-free restrooms in healthcare facilities, supermarkets, retail stores and even gas stations. Anything less will repel patrons an
Clean public showers make for happy guests.
With thousands of people moving through stadiums each day, stadium cleaning is one of the biggest challenges around. Here are some helpful strategies.
Throughout the years, advanced cleaning systems have transformed the cleaning industry. These effective new tools save you time and energy.
Airport cleaning involves unique challenges because of the large areas and high levels of foot traffic involved. Kaivac has solutions for these challenges.
Confronting the urine odor in restroom facilities is impossible with a rag and mop. Here is how to remove the bacteria and eliminate the foul smells.
Scores of BSCs and ISPs dream of finding a restroom cleaning machine that can solve their problems, speed up cleaning, and be so cost effective that this "dream" machine pays for itself in just a few months, or less.
Restroom neglect happens in schools when custodians are ill-equipped for the task at hand. In this blog, we'll discuss how to break the cycle.