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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...

Six Surprising Strategies for Recruiting Workers

Six Surprising Strategies for Recruiting Workers

While it is not entirely understood why, almost every business owner will tell you they are having problems right now recruiting workers. That’s why we are seeing hiring signs just about everywhere. Because of this, employers must start getting creative when it comes...

The Importance of Cleaning for Health

The Importance of Cleaning for Health

Cleaning for health is the most important task facing the janitorial industry today, and, no, that’s not an exaggeration. Right now, entire business sectors and public institutions are betting that cleaner, more hygienic interiors will build enough trust to lure...

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...

Ultimate Guide to Cleaning Chemicals

Ultimate Guide to Cleaning Chemicals

A janitor’s closet full of cleaning chemicals offers a lot of choice, and a lot of opportunities for confusion. With a different solution for every task, your cleaning staff faces a dilemma. What product is best for floors? Do solutions for restrooms also work in the...

What Cleaning Pros Need to Know about Biofilm and COVID

What Cleaning Pros Need to Know about Biofilm and COVID

A few years back, when the discussion turned to cleaning and disinfecting surfaces, many publications in the professional cleaning and facility management industries were reporting on biofilm. Biofilm is essentially pathogen-generated housing for bacteria and...

Help Wanted: Tips to Improve Cleaning Worker Retention

Help Wanted: Tips to Improve Cleaning Worker Retention

Labor shortages were labeled the “Number One problem facing American business,” by chief executive of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Suzanne Clark. Obviously, hiring and holding on to employees challenges every sector, but the maintenance industry faces a particularly...

Public Restroom Cleaning Checklist—Know Where to Start

Public Restroom Cleaning Checklist—Know Where to Start

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...

FAQ: ATP Measurement for Cleaning Validation

FAQ: ATP Measurement for Cleaning Validation

Since the pandemic, virtually all industries and organizations have focused on protecting the health of building users by implementing hygienic cleaning methods. However, we still often overlook the need to test surfaces after they have been cleaned to ensure the...

How to Train Cleaning Staff for Optimum Success

How to Train Cleaning Staff for Optimum Success

Frontline maintenance professionals need training, and not just on how to clean. Sure, training teaches best practices – the how and why something gets clean – but good training also protects employees. They handle hazardous chemicals, encounter dangerous bodily...

The Ultimate Guide to Stripping and Refinishing Floors

The Ultimate Guide to Stripping and Refinishing Floors

Every year, maintenance professionals shift their gaze downward to consider the floors. Summer presents the perfect time to strip and refinish concrete, terrazzo, and vinyl composite tile (VCT) flooring. That is because shiny, well-maintained floors work as your...

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...

KaiVac 1750 Wins 2021 Distributor Choice Award

KaiVac 1750 Wins 2021 Distributor Choice Award

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...

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