Posts Tagged ‘Cleaning’

FRIDAY FUNNY: Angry Janitors!

ISSA has introduced a new mobile game, Angry Janitors, a free app designed to educate players on hygiene awareness while keeping them engaged and entertained. Are you keen enough on workplace cleaning to earn a Golden... [...]

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Norovirus In The News

Facility managers and their staff play an important role in mitigating the impact of this illness. According to the CDC, norovirus is most prevalent November through April.... [...]

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NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Scott 24 Hour Sanitizing Spray from Kimberly-Clark Professional

The product's patent pending formulation is bleach free, cuts through common grease, dirt and grime, and won’t harm most surfaces.... [...]

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Survey Reveals Drop In Pressure; Fewer Cutbacks For Cleaning Industry

P&G Professional™ report reveals cautious optimism apparent for all except the healthcare... [...]

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Chewing Gum Removal

A project manager at a university struggles with the thorough removal of residual chewing gum stuck in porous... [...]

At the University of Tennessee, this carpet was installed in Neyland Stadium as part of its renovation. Maintaining the carpet not only keeps it looking good but also helps sustain school spirit. (Photo by Howard Doughty; courtesy of Antron/INVISTA.)

Services & Maintenance: Extending Carpet Life

Honing in on specifics, including materials and traffic patterns, maximizes maintenance impact. From the June 2013 issue.... [...]

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: How Do You Manage Grease In Buildings?

Commercial kitchens have specific rules for health and safety issues, but when it comes to water code requirements, how do facility professionals deal with grease... [...]

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Tricks Of The Trade: Fan Belts

How often do you recommend replacing the belts in roof fans? Additionally, how often should the ventilation system be... [...]

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NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: VeriClean System by Diversey

This program is aimed at improving the cleaning and disinfection of high touch surfaces in healthcare settings. It integrates products, processes, training, and validation into a continuous improvement plan to limit transmission of healthcare associated infections (HAIs).... [...]

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Services & Maintenance: Under Pressure

Whether pest birds have made a facility home or are just moving in, having the expertise to deter them effectively is... [...]